FAQs & Policies

Fishing Licenses: Anyone who fishes will need either a $70.00 Season License with Conservation included; a $10.00 Conservation License plus $15 for two consecutive days of fishing; or, a $10.00 Conservation License plus $43.50 for ten consecutive days of fishing. You may obtain fishing licenses online from the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks. Exception: No license is required to fish on our pond. Read more details on our fishing trip rentals and policies below.

Hunting Licenses: You may obtain hunting licenses online from the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks between February 20th and March 15th. Purchasing a bonus point is highly encouraged! Read more details on licensing information and about our hunting trip policies below.

Children: We have a playground and many fun activities for your children in addition to fishing and horseback riding. Please note that children must be 6 years of age or older to ride horses. Childcare is available for those too young to ride. Exception: Hunting Trips.

Payment Terms: *See relevant section for your type of trip below for more details. Final payment is due 30 days prior to arrival. Exception: Hunting Trips. Deposits are non-refundable unless canceled in writing at least 60 days in advance. An administrative fee of 50% per person will be charged on all refunds. We accept Visa/ MasterCard-American Express or Discover. Please make checks payable to Broken Arrow Lodge.

Internet Access & WiFi: Yes, we have complimentary high-speed WiFi at the lodge!

 

Fishing Rentals, Supplies, and Policies
Fly rod rental (tackle extra)* $5/day
Flies at our tackle shop $1.75 average
Float tube $10-15/day
Waders* $5/day
Raft (if available) $150/day
Pontoon boat $50/day
Fuel varies
Private ponds (other than ours) $45-60/day
Airport shuttle service (5 people max.) $150/trip**
Childcare (3 children max.) $6/hour

*Rental of fly rod and waders are included in guided fishing packages.

**Airport shuttles to and from Bozeman are included for all guests who have a 6-day stay and shuttle between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm. Guests staying less than 6 days or requiring other shuttle times will be charged $150 each way.

Deposit and Refund Policy: We require the following deposit at the time you book your reservation:

• Guided Fishing Package – $750 per person
• Unguided Fishing Vacation – $350 per person
• Guided Wade or Float Fishing – $250 per trip

Hunting Additional Services & Policies
Game retrieval (unguided hunting) $325–up
Additional work requested $25/hour ($25 min.)
Trophy capping $50
Additional days lodging $150/night
Airport shuttle service (5 people max.) $150/trip*
Delivery to meat processor $75**
Meat processing contact processor directly

*Airport shuttles to and from Bozeman are included for all guests who have a 6-day stay and shuttle between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm. Guests staying less than 6 days or requiring other shuttle times will be charged $150 each way.

**Transportation to meat processor in Alder or Ennis only is included. Transportation to meat processor in Butte is $75. Credit card number must be left for payment of processing, taxidermist fees, and any other incidental fees not included with your hunt fee — or paid in advance.

Licensing Details:

  • Apply online at here between February 20 and March 15 – applying for a preference point for an additional $50 is recommended!
  • General (elk/deer) combination price – $1041.00
  • Elk combination – $885.00. Elk licenses do not require a special area. ** Additional cow tags are a possibility **
  • Deer combination – $625.00. Area 324 requires a special permit for mule deer, apply for 324-50.
  • Antelope – $210.00
  • Bear – $350.00
  • Moose, goat – $50 application fee, $1250.00 if successful
  • The combination licenses also include upland game birds, and fishing.
  • A youth sponsored license is – $533.00 – big game combination elk combination – $355, deer combination – $325. To obtain this license they must be sponsored by an adult with a license. The youth license is guaranteed.
  • You may apply in groups up to 5, so either the whole group is drawn or denied.
  • Applications and special permits for elk and deer must be sent to the FWP and postmarked by March 15th.
  • Licenses are drawn around the 3rd week of April.
  • If you prefer to apply offline, order applications by calling 1-406-444-2950 or writing to the Department of Fish, Wildlife, & Parks: Attention licensing section, PO Box 200701 Helena, Mt 59620-0701.

Reservations, Deposit and Refund Policy: We require a deposit at the time you book your reservation. Guided Hunts require a $1,250 deposit; Unguided Hunts require a $500 deposit. Half the balance is due June 1st; the remainder of the balance is due 30 days before arrival. Deposits are non-refundable unless reservations are canceled in writing at least 60 days in advance.

We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. Checks should be made out to Broken Arrow Lodge. Checks must be sent 30 days in advance for final payment. Late payments will be charged an additional fee: $100 for Guided Hunts; $25 for Unguided Hunts.

Refund Policy: A 50% per person administrative fee will be charged on all refunds. If you are not drawn for a license, we will refund the full amount. In the case of Unguided Hunts, you may roll your deposit over to the following year if you prefer.

Dude Ranch Additional Activities & Services & Policies
Unguided fishing on our property included
Guided hiking included*
Scenic auto tour included*
Pack trip (reservation required) $250/day
Airport shuttle service (5 people max.) $150/trip**
Childcare (3 children max.) $6/hour per child
Additional Activities & Services not included

*Minimum 2 adults; $25 for single adult. Reservations recommended.**Airport shuttles to and from Bozeman are included for all guests who have a 6-day stay and shuttle between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm. Guests staying less than 6 days or requiring other shuttle times will be charged $150 each way.

Deposit and Refund Policy: Each package requires the following deposit per person at the time you book your reservation: $350.00 for Package #1; $500.00 for Packages #2 and #3.

Pack Trips Additional Activities & Services & Policies
Airport shuttle service (5 people max.) $150/trip**
Per Day Rate $250/day per person
Child care (3 children max.) $6/hour per child

**Airport shuttles to and from Bozeman are included for all guests who have a 6-day stay and shuttle between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm. Guests staying less than 6 days or requiring other shuttle times will be charged $150 each way.

Deposit and Refund Policy: We require a deposit of $500.00 per person at the time you book your reservation.

We look forward to seeing you!