Our History

History of Phil and Joan Camera on the Missouri River at Prewett Creek InnPrewett Creek Inn is owned and operated by Phil Camera and his wife, Joan, a couple who have catered to fly anglers for more than 25 years.

Phil has fished and tied flies on the international sporting show circuit as an author and fly tying authority. His popular book, Fly Tying With Synthetics was the first book ever written on the subject. Inventor of the popular fly tying material Larvalace,™ Phil’s flyfishing seminars and classes have been attended by enthusiastic anglers world wide. Phil has been a featured celebrity presenter at major fishing shows for many years.Fly Tying with Synthetics by Phil Camera

When the opportunity presented itself, Phil found it impossible to pass up owning a piece of one of the most scenic, productive trout fisheries in Montana, the Missouri.

Prewett Creek Inn and Fly Shop are located by the Prewett Creek Fishing Access on Montana’s Missouri River. Stop by the fly shop and chances are you’ll find Phil at the vise tying up some custom flies that catch huge trout on the Missouri River.

The Inn has been open for business since May 1, 2004, offering cozy lodge rooms, a full-service fly shop, self-guided and guided fishing trips with licensed local fishing guides and outfitters and more, all just steps from the Missouri river.

Prewett Creek Inn offers lodging, bag lunches, drift boat rentals, shuttle service and a full-service fly shop.  Float trips with top Missouri River fishing guides are also available. Stop in for expert advice and fishing stories today.

Phil Camera tying flies at Prewett Creek Inn's Fly Shop Phil Camera, a famous fly tier, at Prewett Creek Inn

Call: 406-468-9244
Winter: 406-941-0127


"Phil and staff really know how to treat you right. It was by far the best fly fishing trip we've ever taken." John and Susan C.

"Best fly fishing ever!" Bill T.

"You have to be here to understand why this is such a great secret." Gregory M.

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