Our Montana Fishing Guides

About the Guides

The Grizzly Hackle has assembled Missoula, Montana's finest guide staff, a veteran crew that has introduced thousands of anglers, beginners and experts alike, to the trout of western Montana. All of our core staff members have spent at least 10 years guiding anglers in Montana. They have dedicated their lives to unlocking the secrets of Missoula area rivers, and love to get all of our clients into fish. Each guide is a patient instructor, accomplished angler and expert oarsman, but most important, they have the river and life experience to make a day on the water a rare gem. Come and fly fish in Montana with the best fly fishing guides in the state! 

Outfitter - Drew Miller - Montana License # 7521

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    Drew Miller

    Master River Guide / Outfitter

    Drew Miller is our head guide and outfitter. With nearly 15 years on the water he has developed a reputation as one of the best guides in Missoula. His innovative fly patterns and creative fishing techniques have proven deadly on area streams, and his enthusiasm for fishing is contagious. Drew’s guiding pursuits have taken him all over Montana as well as parts of South America, and he has hosted many of our trips to Alaska, Mexico and Belize.

  • Dave Hufman

    Master River Guide

    Dave Hufman has been one of our top guides for many years. A great sense of humor and an unbelievable work ethic have anglers returning year after year to fish with Dave. He knows Missoula area streams as well as anyone, and has the uncanny ability to find great fishing on uncrowded waters. Day in and day out Dave puts a lot of trout in his boat and anglers truly love their time on the water with him.

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    Tony Reinhardt

    Master River Guide

    Tony is a patient fly fishing instructor and a superb guide. Tony has been with the Grizzly Hackle since the mid 90’s. He has a reputation for finding lots of fish, and serving some of the most spectacular shore lunches around.

  • Kurt Long

    Master River Guide

    Kurt was born and raised in Missoula, Montana and has been fishing for as long as he can remember. He has worked at the shop since 1997 and is one of our best guides. Anglers love Kurt’s enthusiasm for both catching fish and teaching them all aspects of fly fishing. No one spends more time on the water each year than Kurt. If he’s not guiding you can bet he will still be out testing new waters and techniques just for fun.

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    Karl Jones

    Master River Guide

    Karl Jones is the son of a fishing outfitter and grew up on the rivers of the Pacific Northwest. An outstanding guide in his own right, Karl has honed his skills on the rivers of Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Chile.