Event Details

July 1st & 2nd, 2017


Pesca Fiesta

Friday, June 30th, 5 to 7 PM | Gallatin River Guides

Festival sponsor, Gallatin River Guides, will kick off the event with the annual Pesca Fiesta featuring deals on gear, cheap food, and free beer at their shop.


Great Gallatin Guide-Off

Saturday, July 1st, 1:15 PM | Big Sky Town Center Park

The Great Gallatin Guide-Off pairs master fly fishing guides with people who want to have a good time, catch fish, and support a healthy Gallatin River for future generations!

Great Gallatin Pedal, Paddle, Run-Off

Saturday, July 1st, 1:30 PM | Big Sky Town Center Park

The Pedal, Paddle, Run-Off is a race for a healthy Gallatin River! Get a team of 3 (or more) together to bike, boat, and run to, in, and from the Gallatin River.

Outdoor Fair and Concert by Low Water String Band

Saturday, July 1st, 2 to 6 PM | Big Sky Town Center Park

Celebrate clean, cold water and healthy fisheries at the Outdoor Fair. Activities include product demonstrations, casting clinics by Master Casting Instructor, Dok Arvanites, casting competitions, fly tying, kid’s activities, and river conservation booth. The night will culminate with live music by the Low Water String Band beginning at 5 PM.


Hooked on the Gallatin Banquet

Sunday, July 2nd, 6 PM | Gallatin RiverHouse Grill

Delicious barbecue, wine by Natalie’s Estate Winery, live acoustic music, and a live and silent auction to benefit the Task Force on the banks of the Gallatin River.

Tuesday to Thursday

Hooked on the Gallatin: Youth Fly Fishing Camp

Tuesday to Thursday, July 11th to 13th | Big Sky Community Park and Kircher Park:

The Hooked on the Gallatin: Youth Fly Fishing Camp will inspire a lifelong passion for fly fishing and river conservation. Local fly guides will teach essential fly fishing skills including knot tying, fly tying, casting, reading the water, fish handling etiquette, and safe wading techniques. Gallatin River Task Force staff will emphasize river conservation by leading activities focused on entomology, native fish species, catch & release principles, leave no trace ethics, and trout habitat.

Check Out the 2017 Schedule Below

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