For those who prefer to hire a fishing guide, Montana has some of the best licensed outfitters and guides in the country. Their services vary from half-day trips to multi-day adventures. Many tackle shops provide guides, but many outfitters operate independently. A complete list of licensed outfitters can be obtained from the sources listed below, or contact a local angling or sporting goods shops for more information about guided fishing trip opportunities. Please be aware that it is unlawful to hire an unlicensed outfitter or guide for fishing and hunting in Montana.