Forrester's Bighorn River Resort, MT
Orvis-Endorsed Fly-Fishing Lodge in Fort Smith, Montana.
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Battle of the Little Bighorn (Custer Battlefield) is a 30-minute drive from the lodge. Other site seeing adventures are abundant in the area. True "Big Sky Country"!
What Should Customers Bring?
Seasonal rain gear, sunscreen, polarized sunglasses, hat of your choice, camera to capture the memories. In spring, long-sleeved shirt. In summer, shorts and other warm weather clothing is appropriate.
Sample of Typical Itinerary
Although we can cater to any size package, our most popular stay is three days and four nights.
3-days fishing & 4-nights lodging - $3,270 per person based on double occupancy rates. Check our website for more package deal options and payment terms.
Lodging, Meals, and Accommodations
Forrester's is a traditional log lodge located on the prime stretch of the famed Bighorn River. Seven individual cabin units with double beds, full-bath and their own personal deck overlooking the river. The meals served are prepared by our internationally trained chef.
Species You Fish for by Season
We fish for brown and rainbow trout. Early spring is midge fishing. Late spring, baetis hatch on cloudy days. Mid-summer, pale morning dun hatches as well as hoppers. Early fall is hoppers, caddis and tricos.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Where is the nearest airport?
A. Billings, Montana (BIL) is our nearest airport, (90 miles one way to the resort). Car rental is the typical transportation to and from our lodge although we can do work with a limo service if requested.
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