Madison River Tackle Shop: Fly Shop Sales / Guide in Training

Location: U.S. - Rockies, U.S. - West
Start Date: June 13, 2022
End Date: October 1, 2022
Apply/Send Resume: [email protected]

The Tackle Shop, located along the Madison River in Ennis Montana was established in 1937 and is the oldest operating fly shop in Montana. We are a full Orvis endorsed dealer and outfitter along with all the other major fishing brands. We operate an outfitting business out of the store on the Madison River along with Yellowstone National Park, the Beaverhead, Bitterroot, Blackfoot, Missouri, Clark Fork, Jefferson and Big Hole Rivers. We operate a website, that includes a fully immersive online storefront as well.

Job Overview:
We are looking for a talented individual to help work with our already great team in our retail fly shop. The ideal candidate would be a self starter, creative thinker and a fly fisherman or woman. Our fast-paced fly shop requires someone who has great customer service skills, computer skills, as well as a strong desire to help others. The ideal candidate shall have the goal of eventually becoming a guide for the shop.

Essential Duties:
• Work regular shifts in the fly shop
• Help customers with fishing needs and provide the best customer service.
• Working knowledge of fly fishing gear
• Computer literate
• Great attitude and awesome customer service skills.
• Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
• A team player that is not afraid of hard work
• Availability to work starting in June 2022 ending preferably in late September
• This is not a guide job, and this person will not be expected to guide. However, the goal will be for the person shall be to become a guide.
• Ability to assist in casting and fishing instruction.
• Almost all of our guides started with a year in the store. We have store drift boat so that perspective guides can gain experience in preparation to moving into a guide role the second year.

• Competitive wages and opportunities for tips
• Free Employee Housing
• Ample time off for fishing and other outdoor activities around the area
• Access to company drift boat on days off
• The opportunity to learn from some of the most experienced guides in Montana
• A fun and exciting place to work and live right on the Madison River.

Come and spend your summer and early fall fishing one of the best fly-fishing rivers in the world. A great job with a competitive wages and benefits.