Montana Fly Fishing / Photography Workshops with The Tackle Shop


Women’s Workshop: Saturday, August 20 

Co-Ed Workshop: Saturday, September 3 (Ennis Fly Fishing Festival weekend)

Cost:  $500 - includes day of guided fishing, photography instruction, swag bag and all meals

Included:  Guided day of fishing and all terminal tackle, photo instruction, swag bag with hat, Buff, and other goodies. Light breakfast, river lunch, and BBQ dinner also included (Co-Ed session can attend festival BBQ, not included)

Bring with You:  Camera (or iPhone), personal fishing gear, if desired, sunscreen / lip balm, sunglasses, rain jacket, and tip for fishing guide

The Team:  Jess McGlothlin, Jess McGlothlin Media:  Jess McGlothlin is happiest on the road in the strange, far-off corners of the world. Currently based in Bozeman, Montana, she sees her mission as a simple one: tell stories. Working as a freelance photographer and writer in the outdoor industry, while on assignment in the past year she’s learned how to throw spears at coconuts in French Polynesia, dodge saltwater crocodiles in Cuba, chase mahi-mahi and giant trevally in Samoa, and eat all manner of unidentifiable food. See more of her work and a client list at www.JessMcGlothlinMedia.com.

The Tackle Shop, Ennis, Montana:  The Tackle Shop is located in Ennis, Montana, on the banks of the Madison River. You will find us on Main Street right under the large metal fly on our roof. We have been doing business in the same location for 79 years and proudly claim the honor of being Montana’s oldest fly shop, a madison River Original. We have worked to develop a reputation as providing the best guides on the Madison, gear, apparel and an impressive fly selection. The Tackle shop has earned the coveted Orvis Endorsed Outfitter designation for the Madison river. Stop by you will see why we are called the friendly fly shop.

Sample Daily Schedule: 

7AM: meet at Tackle Shop, breakfast, brief (30 min. - 1 hr.) photo overview with slideshow and basic instruction, cover basic gear / packing

8AM: Gear gather / meet with guide

Hit the water  

River lunch / break / photo instruction including the hero shot, shooting out of the boats, wading safety with camera gear, varying perspectives, and food photography

Afternoon fish with more out-of-boat photography and how to shoot the end-of-day

Return to shop for BBQ dinner and Q&A session

Extended (optional) casual session at local bar for conversation, etc.

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