Couples Getaway, Guest Comments
"Peaceful, thoughtful, delicious, with great attention to detail = our first thoughts! Beauty, continuous and everywhere - generous outreach from all staff - interesting fellow guests whom we hope to see again. Looking forward to our next visit because we KNOW it will be just as wonderful and refreshing as it has been this visit... same high standards, same smiling and welcoming faces, same effort to make this the best, memorable visit. Thank you!"
Peter and Kit B.
"OK. Here is the problem . . . I’m thinking. . . Well
OK there are NOT any!!
The care, the warmth, the taking care of the beautiful, the fabulous food, the staff, the dogs, the fishing, the guides, the food. . . .did I mention that already? . . . . ARE ALL PERFECT!!
And thank you all for the best fishing vacation ever!"
Henry and Stacey W.
Los Angeles, California
"We have loved our stay at the Firehole Ranch! Your place has the best qualities of all the places we’ve stayed – wonderful accommodations, fantastic fishing location, warm and inviting staff and that special personal touch. We can’t wait to come back again."
Mike and Kathy C.
The Woodlands, Texas
"We were immediately taken under the wing of the Firehole Ranch. From start to finish we were made part of the Ranch family. Every activity was an event and every event was memorable. We felt so at ease here. You would think we’d been here before. The fishing, the food and the fellowship were spectacular. We can’t wait to get home and brag. Thanks for creating such wonderful memories."
Billie and Weezie B.
"Staying at the Firehole Ranch is truly a magical experience. It is a warm and intimate setting and the staff ready to assist you with any need. The variety of fishing can't be beat and the guides are superb. We can't wait to come back."
Tina and Rob C.
Pelham, New York
"What a great way to spend our anniversary! Thank you for your recognition of our 10th year @ the Firehole Ranch. We were overwhelmed by your generosity and thoughtfulness. This is a special place for great food, make that unbelievably delicious and always unique food, and the same can be said for the service, setting, and every detail. Alice is fabulous fishing and area guide! We especially enjoyed Ryan’s recitation of each evening’s dinner and his attention to the details of service. We’ll be back for YEAR 11!
The entire staff treat each guest as special friends and take care with the smallest details and the most challenging requests. From the moment you arrive you know you are in a place like no other. Until you experience it, you can’t imagine it. Once you do, you can’t wait to return."
Michael and Kathy H.
"First, I want to thank all of you who stayed up to FEED us on our first night. You know how important food is to us. The Firehole Ranch is, of course, about the food. Second, coming to the Firehole Ranch is like coming home (Bruno is “Mother”). As usual the staff is exceptional and fishing is spectacular. But most of all, we have Quiet and Laugh ourselves silly over Crazy things!
We LOVE the whole package. Thanks again for a great week!"
Michael and Mary Beth A.
"Warm and hospitable, the Firehole Ranch is rustic elegance at its best. Truly the gem of Montana. It will exceed your expectations in every category. 5 star plus, surpasses the Four Seasons Resorts we have experienced. We wish our stay was longer but will most definitely return! Thank you to the fantastic staff that made our vacation a truly memorable one."
Rosemary and Bill F.
Ridgewood, New Jersey
"This was one of the best weeks we have ever had fly fishing. We visited many of our favorite streams and saw new water as well. Floating the Yellowstone River was a fantastic experience. We also had the wonderful opportunity of meeting new friends and sharing our fishing stories with them."
Tom and Gayle S.
"The Firehole Ranch is the perfect combination of scenic beauty, rustic but comfortable accommodations, exquisite food and excellent fly fishing. Owner Lynda Caine and the entire staff are totally focused on providing the guests with the most enjoyable and memorable stay possible. We enjoyed the company of our fellow guests and getting to know the very personable, yet professional, staff. This stay at the Firehole was our first fly fishing trip in the West. They provided an expert guide/instructor, quality equipment, and the wonderful experience of catching more trout than our skill levels deserved. Other guests who stayed at the Firehole and similar ranches or lodges told us we had started at the top of the list when we selected the Firehole for our first western fly fishing experience."
Tedd and Nancy A.
"How can one improve upon perfection? I am not being flip about that. I mean it. Every aspect of our stay has been perfect! From Mark meeting us at the airport, the BBQ and meeting your wonderful staff, to seeing the fluffy little owl in the tree today before Tink offered to drive us to the trail head for our hike, to eating your delicious and incredible food by chef Bruno, etc, etc... All of this, plus so much more creates an amazing environment for your guests. Lyndy, Alicia, you both, and Tink, set the stage for all of this... your generous, caring spirits "fill" the place up and create a spiritual retreat for all of us. Thank you!"
Pam and Jim W.
Los Altos Hills, California
"This place is the Four Seasons of fishing lodges! Your attention to detail is impressive. We felt like “family” from the very first e-mails to your checking with us by phone making sure our trip from Sun Valley to the Firehole Ranch was going well. It only got better each day as we bonded with your staff and the other guests. The simple fact that so many of your guests have been coming here year after year speaks volumes – you’re doing everything right – don’t change a thing. Thanks to all of you for a memorable 5 days – we’ll be back!"
John M. and Renie A.
Sun Valley, Idaho
"Like nothing else experienced, Firehole Ranch meets all expectations and more – the solitude, majestic scenery and air, world class meals and service along with cozy authentic and charming cabins! We will return!"
John and Donna F.
"After ten years of visits to Firehole Ranch, it is still the highlight of our summer. Fine food, fine wine, great fishing and a great staff. WE LOVE YOU!"
Nelson and Jaclyn B.
"As we are ready to leave this wonderful place we find ourselves feeling that same emotion one experiences in leaving family. We will not only miss the beautiful scenery, the terrific meals and the welcoming atmosphere, but we will miss the incredible staff. Everything was perfect! We can’t imagine what could be done better! This is truly a one of a kind place and experience and we can’t wait to come back."
Roy and Craig W.
Martinsburg, West Virginia
"Our stay at Firehole Ranch surpassed every expectation! The setting is exquisite, the service and personal attention equal to or better than any five star hotel in which we've ever stayed. Chef Bruno's meals were innovative and delicious and most important, the fishing and the guides were fantastic. Particularly as first time anglers this last item was especially important. Beyond fishing, we also enjoyed the many other activities available at the Ranch as well as the sites and experiences in the surrounding area, particularly in Yellowstone."
Debra and Larry W.
"Lyndy has created a wonderful place of warmth and camaraderie among the most spectacular scenery. The Lodge staff were accommodating and a joy to be with. Bruno’s couture meals surprised and delighted. Fishing, the raison d’être for our visit, was great with terrific, knowledgeable, hardworking guides in Alice and Rowan who did everything one could expect of great guides. They were patient and put us on lots of fish. In every respect you exceeded our expectations drawing us to return!"
Michael and Hedy F.
South Hamilton, Massachusetts
"We had a wonderful vacation and plan to return! We felt welcome from the moment we arrived and marveled at the friendly, well-trained, enthusiastic, "ever-smiling" staff. Your attention to detail (every detail) is unmatched. We had high expectations and pleased to say that you exceeded them. Honestly, we cannot rave enough about the terrific time we had - it was sad to have to leave."
Cindy and Charles H.
Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina
"Firehole Ranch is an incredible place! We found the Ranch on the web site and thought that it would be a good base camp for fishing and exploring the Park. What we didn’t realize was that the Ranch has 5 star cuisine; deluxe cabins; the best fishing excursions, and service that you will not believe. Lyndy and the entire Firehole Staff have created an icon."
Jeff and Sarah Z.
"Most spectacular location for fishing, relaxing and great company. Food was beyond superb. Every need anticipated from everyone knowing our names to our brand of beer in our cooler. We had the best vacation in 25 years! You have the BEST STAFF at any guest ranch we have ever been. We learned so much from our knowledgeable guide. Wish we could live here for the summer."
Laurie and Jeff D.
"An excellent week! Everything from our initial contact with Alicia to set the dates right through our departure was handled with professionalism. Our fishing guide, Will, built on the lessons Allan provided Deb, a first time fly fisher. She is now "hooked" on the sport. We'll miss Bruno's and Kris' excellent meals as well as the rest of the wonderful staff that made us feel that no request was a problem. Thanks Lyndy, Tink and all for a fantastic experience. We'll be back!"
Deb and Jerry W.
"We heard about Firehole Ranch through a family member who highly recommended that we attend. Our experience exceeded our every expectation. From the friendly staff to the incredible food, to the unbelievable service, what a great experience. Thank you for five days of wonderful relaxation and fishing."
Jacques P. and Lauren Y.
Hermosa Beach, California
"Once again an action packed fun filled week. All the staff are a delightful combination of casual professionalism – friendly, helpful, enthusiastic and fun. Delicious food continues to delight, thank you Bruno and Kris. Guiding staff tremendous as always, ever ready to assist and improve our techniques. Sally especially enjoyed her boating trip with George sharing the world of the river and beyond. Lyndy and all thank you for creating such a relaxing and down to earth holiday experience. The memories linger long after the sun has set and the last fly has been cast."
Bill and Sally B.
"Firehole Ranch is a truly unique getaway. We had never been fly fishing before but were welcomed with open arms into this new community! The staff was unbelievable. They each struck the perfect balance of being kind and accommodating but totally understated and relaxed. The food was just incredible – every meal was gorgeous with the best quality ingredients prepared in tasty fashion! We will be dreaming of our time here until the day we are fortunate enough to return"
Charles and Jodi C.
"We have now stayed at the Firehole Ranch 8 years in a row and can't wait to return for number 9. The guides and staff do an incredible job, and as always, the food is second to none. And of course, the fishing is the best around."
Bradley and Sherry S.
"A magnificent lodge - in the most spectacular setting. We were looked after so well and we enjoyed the food and other guests greatly. The fishing was interesting and even thrilling and the guides were first class. Thank you to you all for making our holiday so fantastic."
Ronald and Maria B.
"This is our second time at the Ranch and our experience just keeps getting better. The Ranch's close proximity to Yellowstone Park allowed us to view a wide variety of wildlife en route to our fishing destinations within the Park. Our guide, Rowan, was experienced and provided us with excellent choices for fishing destinations that combined hiking and fishing. The staff at the Ranch made our stay fantastic. Great fishing, fabulous food and great fun! Thank you from Tom and Gayle."
Tom and Gayle S.
Park City, Utah
"Great fishing, great food and great staff. Bruno is a genius (and so is Kris!) Shirley and Dennis bring a new warmth to the ranch. And Alice is just amazing. Thanks again for another wonderful escape!"
Jason R. and Anita T.