The Madison Valley Ranch is pleased to announce that it is the 2015 recipient of the Orvis Endorsed Fly Fishing Lodge of the Year Award. This honor was announced at the Orvis Guide Rendezvous in Missoula, Montana on Friday, April 24, 2015.
As one of eight nominees, Madison Valley Ranch was chosen based on a range of criteria, most significant of which was positive guest feedback. Lodges that receive this award embody the Orvis commitment to providing guests with world class accommodations and memorable sporting adventures. Madison Valley Ranch is dedicated to continuing its reputation of excellence and true value of delivering outstanding guest experiences in the coming seasons.
Madison Valley Ranch began its legacy as a luxury fly fishing destination during its first season in 1996 by owner and founder Gary Gustafson (Ennis, MT) and Scott Carver (Louisville, CO). The owners since 2003 are Scott Carver (Louisville, CO), Tom Fochtman (Arvada, CO), and Dan Larson (Bozeman, MT). Lodge Manager Elizabeth Warren delivers the ultimate in hospitality to every guest while her husband and Executive Chef, Scott Warren, pleases their pallets with fresh and locally sourced gourmet meals. Through its partnership with Eaton Outfitters, Madison Valley Ranch provides professional guiding and in depth knowledge on the abundant local water. The lodge operates from April through October for fly fishing fans from around the country, and is available for special occasion rentals in the off season.