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Great Waters Inn

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Authentic Montana Lodge Experience in Melrose
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The Sunrise Fly Shop is located in Southwest Montana in the quaint town of Melrose. The shop has been operating for over 15 years and has a reputation for having a friendly, welcoming atmosphere and a very talented guide staff. The Sunrise Fly Shop is a stone’s throw from the Big Hole River and within 30 minutes from both the Beaverhead and Jefferson River. The lodging at the Great Waters Inn is second to none. It is one of the oldest and most trusted lodges in Southwest Montana. Our complete fishing packages offer anglers world-class fly fishing and premier lodging in a prime location within Southwest Montana.
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Lodging Details
Located just 5 miles south of the Sunrise Fly Shop is the Great Waters Inn. Built in the grand tradition of the early hunting and fishing lodges, this lodge exudes a rich ambiance complimenting the area’s outstanding rivers and streams. With an eighteen guest capacity, Great Waters Inn can accommodate corporate gatherings as well as smaller groups of visiting anglers. The lodge has comfortable, clean, and well-appointed rooms complete with private baths. Eight rooms are located in two 4-plex units across from the main lodge.

Food and Beverages
Great Waters Inn is proud to present Sarah Caldwell as its executive chef. Sarah’s culinary talents are complimented by her friendly and engaging personality. After an exciting day on the water, you can look forward to perfectly paired entrees including robust salads, hearty soups, and delectable desserts.  Her culinary delicacies are endless. Enjoy pork crown roast with an apple, cranberry, and pecan stuffing, or the finest Montana steaks grilled to perfection and topped with Bearnaise and served over garlic mashed potatoes. Her roasted chicken and asparagus smothered in a delicious piccata sauce and served over pasta is another guest favorite. After your day of fishing, belly up to the bar in the classic riverside lounge, the perfect setting for sharing the day’s stories and is stocked with top-shelf beer, wine, and spirits.

Non-Angling Activities and Options
At Sunrise Fly Shop we also offer backcountry horseback riding. You are welcome to bring a fly rod and fish high mountain lakes or leave the rod back at the lodge and enjoy a day on horseback.

Internet / Communications
Wi-Fi is available free of charge for lodge guests. Please bring your own Laptop, Tablet, or Smartphone to access the Internet.

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