• The First Hunt Of The Season

    A good guy named Patrick was my first guided hunt of the season. Patrick is one of my fishing clients who likes to fish with his young kids. The hunting trip was for Patrick to enjoy his first Mule Deer hunt. After his arrival I could tell Patrick did some research and was packing all the right gear. Day one found us covering…

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  • End Of Season

    The 2019 hunting season has came to a end. What a great season it was! We had a some big bucks this year, the mild winter and wet summer made the horns grow. Over the next few weeks I will be sharing some of the stories of the big Montana bucks we had the privilege to hunt. Until then I will leave you with a picture of…

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  • Dry Fly Fishing

    The big fish are looking up on the Missouri River. The hatches are thick and the water conditions are perfect. This is the best time of year to catch big browns. The brown trout lose their cool when the pale morning duns are emerging. If you never have fished the Mighty Mo during this time of year, you should.

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  • Prime Time

    June is prime time to fish the Missouri River! We have our biggest hatches this time of year and the big ones come up to eat. The best part of June is the water temperatures are the best they get until fall. The prime water temps make the bugs hatch and make the fish rise. You get the idea! Caddis may-flies…

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  • May Day

    Here we are fishing into the month of May. Fly fishing on the Missouri River has started slow this spring due to high and cold water. We are starting to experience better more consistent fly fishing. The water temps are bringing the bigger and better hatches. We have been putting our clients on some rally good brown trout.…

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Channel Outfitters is Montana’s premier outfitter. We specialize in high quality fly fishing trips and mule deer hunts. Our fly fishing trips take place on the famed Missouri River. We provide half to multiple day float trips for all skill levels. Fly fish with the Missouri river experts! We specialize in Big Brown Trout!

All of our hunts take place on well managed private ranches in the beautiful setting of Southeast Montana’s big sky country. The hunts we provide are much more than just harvesting a trophy animal. The emphasis is about all aspects of the hunt like adventure, scenery, wildlife and friendship.

Channel Outfitters lease some of the finest deer habitat in North America. The ranches are managed for older age class. Montana is one of the few states that have a rifle season through the entire rut process. The rut is the best opportunity to pursue mature bucks. After a long day of hunting big bucks you will enjoy the comforts of Miles City. One of the more famous western cow towns, Miles City is definitely a unique quality of your trip.

We will help you in every aspect of planning your trip—from lodging and travel to license applications. Whether you’re a first time mule deer hunter or a seasoned veteran you can trust Channel Outfitters with your Montana Mule Deer hunt.