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Missouri River Craig, Montana Fly Fishing Vacation Rental

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View of Missouri River from yard.


Last updated: 03/25/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Mobile Home
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Mobile Home, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

Located on 15 private acres of Ponderosa Pines, our completely renovated bungalow sits on the previous Gary Cooper Ranch above the fabulous “Blue Ribbon” fly-fishing section of the Missouri River near Craig, Montana. Incredible fishing is just minutes away in any direction. Mid Canon boat launch is 2 miles from the house, Craig launch is 7 miles, and Wolf Creek Bridge launch is 14 miles. Float or self-wade any of these famous sections of the river. Montana's top-notch bird and big game hunting areas are close to the property. Our home is perfect for 2-3 fishermen or 1-2 couples.

With sweeping views of Eagle Rock and the Missouri River, you can relax after an adventurous day in the gazebo or on patio furniture overlooking the river. Watch deer graze on the lawn in the morning and evenings. There’s no denying that this stretch of the river has the best fly fishing in the West, but one can order up Montana’s best canoeing, kayaking, hiking, wildlife observing, big game and bird hunting, exploring the Lewis and Clark Trail, dinosaur digging, antiquing, boating on Holter Reservoir, or visiting our renowned Charlie Russell Art Gallery in Great Falls. And . . . we’re only a little over 2 hours away from Glacier National Park!

Our charming air-conditioned home was recently refurbished with new paint, carpet, appliances, furnishings, and bedding/linens. The 1100 sq foot living space has two bedrooms (one queen bed and one full size bed) and one bathroom with a shower. The living room has a Lazy Boy queen sleeper sofa with a luxurious pillow top blow-up mattress. The rooms are well appointed with a hunting/fishing country theme.

The full kitchen is well equipped with all appliances, dishes, and pots and pans. Included are a washer/dryer, gas BBQ, and plenty of parking for vehicles and boats. There’s a new Vizio 42” television with Direct TV, DVD player, and stereo system along with a gas stove in the living area for cold evenings. Long distance calls can be made at 25 cents/minute.

The town of Craig is located 7 miles upstream and boasts three fly fishing shops. The Trout Shop offers fantastic breakfasts, Starbuck’s coffee, and an extensive wine selection. At Izaak’s Restaurant you can grab a causal lunch or a gourmet dinner that rivals the big city. Twelve miles downstream is the town of Cascade which has a grocery store, gas station, and post office.

We love animals and will consider allowing a dog with a deposit. Our home has a totally enclosed mudroom. Please, NO SMOKING inside our home.

We are acquainted with the outstanding local guides and outfitters and can help you set up trips, shuttles, and even make a trip to the grocery store for you! Let us know how we can help you make this the vacation of a lifetime!

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Member since: 2008

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/25/2017

Property Type

  • Mobile Home
  • 1100 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Non Smoking Only:

    May smoke on outdoor patio....moreless

  • Not Suitable For Children:

    Property is located on a steep cliff above the Missouri River. Property is not suitable for young children....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Check with owners. A deposit is required...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Convertible bed(s)


  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Lazy-Boy queen sleeper sofa with pillow top/blow up mattress. This bed is rated as the most comfortable sleeper sofa....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable:

    42' Vizio T.V. with Sony sound system...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Video Library


  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning:

    Air conditioning in bedrooms and living area...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    New Maytag dryer...moreless

  • Covered Parking:

    Covered parking is provided for two vehicles...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    Gas fireplace is located in the living area...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    All new bedding, linens, and towels are provided...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Plenty of extra parking for boats and trailers. ...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine:

    New Maytag washer. There is laudry detergent for you to use....moreless


  • Cooking Utensils:

    The kitchen is completely furnished with every sort of pot, pan, and cooking utensils you would need for a gourmet meal. Included are spices and condiments. If you forget something in the food category, we probably have it!...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    All new appliances with dishwasher, coffee maker, blender, microwave...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Deck / Patio:

    Picnic table on the cliff overlooking the water. Also included are lounge chairs, patio chairs, and marble table for entertaining. ...moreless

  • Gazebo:

    Our gazebo is perched in the pines on the cliff overlooking the river....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill


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3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
  • Pet Fee $50
  • Cleaning fee $50 + tax
  • Tax Rate 7%


Cash, check, travelers checks. Refunds can be given with a 14 day notice.

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 03/25/2017
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43 Miles
Nearest Airport
Great Falls International
1.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 15

Please note that Great Falls is 43 miles to the north and Helena is 47 miles to the south. You must travel to these cities for the cinema, museums, music festivals, mall shopping, etc.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: I'm Vance, an artist-craftsman, and my wife, Valerie, is a school teacher from Sun Valley, Idaho. We both love the out-doors and are avid fly fishermen!

Why the Owner Chose Cascade, MT, USA:
Eighteen summers ago we took a fly fishing tour of Montana. A friend told us not to miss the Missouri River near Craig. After 7 glorious days of fishing the Big Mo, there was no turning back. Every summer since, we have spent many lazy days floating and wade fishing Lewis and Clark's favorite stretch. My wife and I put on the river at 7am and fish past dark catching the largest Rainbows and Browns you could ever imagine! It wasn't just the fishing that captured our hearts - the scenery in the Missouri River Scenic Corridor is absolutely breathtaking. The first time that the real estate agent showed us our property, we were spellbound. It looked as if we were walking on the grounds of a National Park. A great day of fishing on the river, a summer BBQ outside watching a pink and orange sunset, the buzz of a Trico cyclone moving up river, the white pelicans floating by the house, or the occasional deer walking through the yard to munch on the lush flora are all memories that we treasure when the snow flies and summer is long gone.

The Unique Benefits at this Mobile Home:
The views from the yard of the Missouri River are truly spectacular. Many visitors love taking photographs, painting pictures, or enjoying a good book while sitting and relaxing in the yard.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/25/2017

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • View of Missouri River from yard.

    View of Missouri River from yard.

  • Beautiful remodeled bathroom with granite and tiled walk-in shower.

    Beautiful remodeled bathroom with granite and tiled walk-in shower.

  • Second bedroom - "The Mallard Room" with double bed.

    Second bedroom - "The Mallard Room" with double bed.

  • Our cozy living room with fireplace, convertible sofa, and big-screen T.V.

    Our cozy living room with fireplace, convertible sofa, and big-screen T.V.

  • The master bedroom - The "Whitetail Deer" Bedroom with queen size bed.

    The master bedroom - The "Whitetail Deer" Bedroom with queen size bed.

  • Sunset at the property on the Missouri River

    Sunset at the property on the Missouri River

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This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Sunday, March 26, 2017

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