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Fly Fishing Guide


Posted by Sunrise Fly Shop on 01/07/2022

Job Basics

Industry Sector: Fishing

Job Categories: Guide (raft,fish,bike hunt,horse etc.)

Company Type: Retailer, Retail

State: MT

City: Melrose

Country: United States

Required Experience: 1 - 3 years

Job Type: Seasonal Full Time

Salary: 25,000-40,000

Required to Relocate: Yes

Required to Travel: Yes

Employee May Telecommute: No

Job Seeker Must Live Within: 50+ miles

Job Description & Requirements

Sunrise Fly Shop in Melrose, MT is looking to hire experienced fly fishing guides for the upcoming season. Sunrise Fly Shop is a unique kind of fly shop. We are energetic, enthusiastic, and provide exceptional customer service. We are passionate about the sport and are in the fishing industry because we love it. The staff at Sunrise Fly Shop loves to fish. Even though we guide hundreds of days a year, we can’t wait to fish ourselves. We are looking for individuals with a similar mindset.

We need professional, hard-working, team-oriented people with a passion for fly fishing, the outdoors, and hospitality. Guides can expect to work 100 to 130 days during the guide season. Proficiency rowing a boat is required.


  • Provide fun, professional, safe, and entertaining fishing trips on the Big Hole, Beaverhead, Jefferson, and Upper Clark Fork Rivers.
  • Own their own gear, including drift boat or raft, rods, reels, and terminal tackle.
  • First-Aid certification
  • Montana Guide License
  • Keep accurate logs of all trips and have a willingness to learn and follow the Big Hole and Beaverhead Special Use Rules and Regulations
  • Willingness to work a demanding schedule with long hours for our entire season (usually April through October)


About Sunrise Fly Shop

Sunrise Fly Shop is the premier Montana fly fishing guide service and fly shop for Southwest Montanafly fishing trips. We offer guided Montana Fly Fishing float trips on the Big Hole River, Beaverhead River, Jefferson River, and Madison River. With so much great fly fishing water in such close proximity to our fly shop in Melrose Montana, you will have plenty of options when deciding where to fish on your next fly fishing vacation in Southwest Montana. 

In addition to our Big Hole and Beaverhead River fly fishing guide service and float trips, we provide the most complete and helpful daily Big Hole River and Beaverhead River fishing reports available. We also offer the best in fly fishing equipment from such leading brands as Patagonia, Simms, Scott Fly Rods, R. L. Winston, Hatch Reels, and Fishpond, and carry the largest selection of specialty flies for Big Hole Riverand Beaverhead River fly.