Application Form

Our guide school is serious: We are committed to helping you reach your goals. By completing the following pre-application questionnaire you help us plan the best course for attending participants.

Please complete the pre-application form below to begin the enrollment process. Applications are processed in the order they are received. If your preferred session is filled, you will be placed on a waiting list for the next available session. We will contact you shortly after we receive your pre-application. Contact us if you have questions. 

Name *
Are you working as a guide now?
Do you own a boat?
Are you a veteran?
This course is VA approved.

upcoming courses

Cost & Dates

Mar / Apr / Oct


may - sep


Basic Tuition Includes: 

  • Seven full days fly fishing instruction

  • Course materials

  • 7 lunches, 2 dinners

  • Diploma and job referral

*Lodging Option also includes:

  • Transportation during the course

  • Seven nights lodging

  • Due to fluctuating lodging costs rates may differ.

Students provide their own fishing gear and Montana fishing license. Flies and tackle for the on-the-water sessions can be purchased throughout the course from Gallatin River Guides at a school discount.


Payment and Cancellation


  • A deposit of 50% is required to hold your spot.

  • Final payment is due 30 days prior to the start of the course.

  • Deposits and/or final payment will not be refunded unless a replacement is found.

  • We accept checks, money orders, and major credit cards.

  • Please see Veteran Refund Policy in the School Catalog

Admission Requirements

The Montana Fishing Guide School is open to people 16 years of age and older. Every future student must complete an enrollment application prior to attending a course.