About WTO

Big Sky Fly Fishing with Experience, Knowledge & Reliability

Established in 1988, Wild Trout Outfitters has its fly shop set amongst breathtaking Gallatin river and mountain scenery in the resort community of Big Sky Montana. Our expert staff is supported by a fully-stocked fly shop featuring the best flies from Umpqua, Montana Fly Company and Yellowstone Fly Goods. Accessories from Sage, Simms, Rio, Loon Outdoors, Fish Pond, Temple Fork Outfitters and Mystic Rod company.

Owner of Wild Trout Outfitters (License #614), JD Bingman has lived in Big Sky since 1973 (starting at age 9) fly fishing the Gallatin and eventually all the surrounding water in Montana, Idaho and Yellowstone Park. In 1984 J.D. began his professional Guiding career on the blue-ribbon waters of S.W. Montana. “Taking Visitors on guided fishing trips was something I knew I could do for the rest of my life.” Guiding fishing trips is as natural to him as teaching people to relax and enjoy themselves while they fly fish and the same goes for his fly fishing guides. With many years of guiding/fishing experience and locally crafted fly fishing patterns, top of the line equipment and a professional and seasoned guide staff make this possible. Inherently, guiding is much more than just catching fish. A guide is a person who takes an individual’s raw ability and molds it into skill. We want you to feel confident in our staff’s understanding of what it truly means to make this experience as comfortable, safe, and memorable as possible. Spending a day on the river with one of our guides is a great experience. Our guides set the standard for excellence, sharing with you the most productive wild trout fishing in the world. The one thing we all have in common at Wild Trout Outfitters is our passion for the sport.

Wild Trout Outfitters also offers guided fly fishing trips to a multitude of public and private water destinations in Southwest Montana and Yellowstone National Park. The amount of permits that we hold, and the variety of water they represent, allows our guide staff to put you on the hot spot, no matter what time of year. When you come fly fishing with us, we will strive to meet and exceed your expectations with uncompromising customer service.  Call Us – 800.423.4742 (toll free) or 406.581.7537 (mobile) or our Fly Shop at 406.995.2975 

We offer unforgettable BIG SKY COUNTRY Fly Fishing Trips, Vacations and Adventures. Our fly fishing clients experience the best fly fishing Montana and Yellowstone Park has to offer. If spending your day floating past majestic mountains, casting to rising trout, watching bald eagles soar overhead and some remarkable scenery and wildlife found in the Greater Yellowstone area all sound good to you, one call to Wild Trout Outfitters can make it all happen.  Whether you are a novice or expert angler, our fly fishing guides can personally customize a guided trip to create an unforgettable fly fishing experience that brings everyone home safely with fish stories to last a lifetime.

Schedule guides early. There’s a date with Mr. Fish out there waiting for you….*

*In an effort to preserve our western natural resources, our guides encourage catch-and-release fishing.

Call 406.581.7537 or 800.423.4742 toll free or our Fly Shop at 406.995.2975 today.

“Wild Trout Outfitters is a equal opportunity provider.”

“In accordance with the Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.”

” Wild Trout Outfitters is operated under special use permit with the Gallatin National Forest. “