Stillwater Anglers is the only full service retail fly shop in the area, and serves as a hub for all fly fishing related activity, including fishing licenses. Our shop is conveniently located in Columbus, just off of interstate 90 as you head into the Stillwater Valley. We are proud to be in the heart of some of Montana’s premier blue ribbon fly fishing waters. Our shop is within 50 miles or less to access area’s for some of Montana’s top cold water trout rivers: Stillwater River, Yellowstone River, and Bighorn River.

Our prime location and down-home friendly customer service, and appreciation of our waterways and resources will make sure you can truly enjoy your fly fishing experience, whether you're enroute to your favorite local fishing spot, or you've arrived from further afield

High Quality Fly Shop

Our expertise in fly fishing the Stillwater River and other local rivers, allows us to stock our shop with the most relevant tackle and equipment and provide our customers with expert advice and information. The shop is stocked with a wide assortment of flies: Custom tied flies from noteable fly tyers and a full line of the finest handpicked fly tying materials and tools. We offer a variety of high quality fly fishing tackle, gear and equipment at the most competitive prices.  

Top of The Line Outfitters

We are fully insured and licensed as an Independent Contractor Fishing Outfitter by the State of Montana. We specialize in guided fly fishing float trips on the rivers in and around the greater Columbus area: Stillwater River, Yellowstone River, and Bighorn River. We use only experienced and well-seasoned guides who know the area waters and share in our philosophy of a total quality, fly fishing experience. We truly believe that fly fishing should be enjoyed and experienced by anyone who wants to pick up a rod and reel; men, women and children alike.

Preservation and Conservation Advocates

At Stillwater Anglers we place an emphasis on the preservation and conservation of the resources; practicing catch and release and measures to prevent the spread of aquatic nuisance species. We are members of the national conservation group, Trout Unlimited, and do our part to keep our cold water fisheries preserved and maintain our native trout population.


We Aim For Quality In Everything We Do


Stillwater Anglers seeks to build a business based upon a commitment to meet the needs of our customers and clients for fly fishing equipment and services with the highest level of quality and reliability. We believe that the foundation for this is forging individual ongoing relationships based upon trust, confidence and personalized service that will set us apart from the competition.


We work every day to be the recognized regional leader and preeminent provider of quality fly fishing equipment and services based on a commitment to integrity and extraordinary individualized service.


It is our mission is to establish personal relationships that share a passion for the sport of fly fishing. We aim to provide high quality, reasonably priced and reliable merchandise and services in order to meet the needs of our customers and clients and ultimately enhance their enjoyment of the total fly fishing experience.



Federation of Fly Fishers Guides Association, accredited member (FFF)

Trout Unlimited Business Members Program, accredited member (TU)

Fishing Outfitter Association of Montana (FOAM)

American Fly Fishing Trade Association (AFFTA)

Stillwater County Chamber of Commerce

Stillwater Valley Watershed Council - Board of Directors

Red Lodge Chamber of Commerce

Billings Chamber of Commerce

Member, Montana Fish Wildlife & Parks, Region 5 Citizens Advisory Council