Salmon Forks Outfitters is the newest addition to the Swan Group of Companies. Founded in 1985, Salmon Forks Outfitters has been providing premier fishing, pack trips and hunting trips for three decades. Swan Mountain Outfitters is the largest horseback based outfit in the State of Montana serving four counties out of seven locations, and using over 275 horses and mules. In addition to providing horseback operations, the company also provides llama treks, operates the largest guide school, and offers guided snowmobile tours in the winter.
Swan Mountain Outfitters is owned and operated by Pat & Joanne Tabor. Ever since Pat was in his teens, he dreamed of owning an outdoor recreation company. Pat has been fishing and hunting all over the world for the last 25 years. After working for many years in the corporate world, Pat and Joanne decided they needed to focus on making their dreams a reality, while they were still young enough to make it happen.Today, they feel privileged to reside in the beautiful Swan Valley of Montana at Swan Mountain Ranch.
We are a true family run operation. Pat & Joanne’s son, Patrick, and his wife Megan, manage the Swan and Salmon Forks Divisions. Their daughter and son-in-law Erik & Aubrie Lorona manage the Glacier Division and the Crown of the Continent Discovery Center. The entire family has a passion for the outdoors and relishes in the privilege to share Montana with our guests.
Swan Mountain Outfitters operates under permits from the Flathead National Forest, Glacier National Park and Montana DNRC.