• Missouri River Guide Service

     Big Sky Expeditions

  • Missouri River Guide Service

    Big Sky Expeditions

    Let us plan the next big thing you will be talking about for years to come.

    Feel that moment of exhilaration when everything comes together in your life to have the fish of your dreams take your fly and change your world.

    Whether you are looking for a day floating the beautiful Missouri River in a drift boat or fishing the beautiful lakes and river system in a jet boat, Big Sky Expeditions has what you need.

    With Outfitter/ Captain Garry Stocker in the lead since 1993, Big Sky Expeditions is staffed with multiple generations of experienced guides trained and ready to show you great service and a great day of fishing. Whether you are someone who is in the beginning of your fly-fishing journey or has years of experience, each guide has the experience on the water and is stocked with the best local flies to use to entice that dream fish.

    From picking you up in the morning to bringing you back in the evening, our goal is to have you realize that the day is all about you and your experience with Big Sky Expeditions.

    Rate and Return Policy


    Day Trips

    FULL DAY Drift BOAT TRIP: One/Two anglers $650.00



    What to Expect

    What's Included:

    • personal fishing guide service for roughly 8 hours minimum (full day)
    • a great river lunch
    • non-alcoholic beverages, water, soda, etc.
    • fly fishing tackle
    • flies, leaders, tippets, and additional terminal tackle

    What's not included:

    • Montana Fishing License - which is required to fish in Montana.
    • Alcoholic beverages - it is simply BYOB.
    • Guide gratuities - tips are customary in the fishing guide business, and we appreciate them.
    • Waders/Rain gear – We do not provide waders or rain gear for our clients. Please pack for every situation.


    Booking Policies

    Making a Reservation
    Advanced reservations are strongly suggested. As soon as you know your fly fishing trip dates we encourage you to make a reservation. At the time of your reservation please let us know of any health concerns or dietary restrictions we should be aware of.

    Deposit and Final Payment
    We require a 50% deposit to book a trip. Final payment of balance is due no later than the last day of the planned trip. 

    Big Sky Expeditions,LLC receipt of a deposit constitutes your agreement to our deposit and payment terms.

    Refund and Cancellation Policy
    Your deposit will be refunded in whole if you give us 30 days or more notice of intent to cancel.  We understand that unforeseen circumstances sometimes occur that lead to cancelling a trip, and therefore we reserve the right to make refund decisions on a case by case basis. Trips that are cancelled by the guide alone, or by a joint guide/client angler decision due to weather, health concerns or other uncontrollable circumstances will result in a full refund if rescheduling isn't possible.

    Captain Garry W. Stocker US Coast Guard #5463441
    Montana Licensed Outfitter #5177
    Big Sky Expeditions, LLC
    3180 Dredge Drive Suite A
    Helena, Mt. 59602