Welcome to Montana’s legendary Madison River Valley. Known worldwide for its trout fishing, the Madison River and its tributaries comprise many hundreds of miles of some of the finest dry fly water in the United States. The O’Dell Spring Creek Saunders Ranch is lucky enough to call this pristine valley home. Laying just minutes from the quaint town of Ennis and surrounded by a classic western landscape with beautiful views of the Madison Range to the east, the Gravelly Mountains to the south and Tobacco Roots to the west. The property consists of 98± acres, and has 1± mile of both sides of O’Dell Spring Creek as well as .45± miles of Bear Creek, both world class fisheries. The ranch’s namesake creek is world famous for its productive trout waters mild temperatures, and series of riffles and pools. The property is directly adjacent to the west with a state piece of ground that leads directly to the Madison River. This property provides all the ingredients for one of the most attractive fly fishing ranches.


  • 98± Deeded Acres
  • World Class fishing on 1± miles of O’Dell Spring Creek
  • .45± miles of the intimate Bear Creek
  • Perpetual access to the Madison River via the contiguous State land
  • Just over an hour from Yellowstone National Park (West Yellowstone Entrance)
  • 45± minutes from Quake, Hebgen, Cliff, Wade, and Henry’s Lake
  • Within 1.5 hours from Beaverhead, Ruby and Big Hole Rivers
  • Panoramic mountain views
  • Great building sites
  • The modest duplex on 2± acres which generates $40,000/year in rental income can be purchased for $459,000
  • Contact James Esperti at Fay Ranches for more information: 406-581-4795

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Fay Ranches is headquartered in Bozeman, Montana with offices across the U.S. from Oregon to North Carolina. For over two decades we have specialized in helping investors locate and acquire the finest land assets in the country, including farms, ranches, timberland and plantations.   When it comes time to sell your land, we use an extensive marketing platform and unrivaled reach to attract an exclusive pool of qualified investors.


Very special properties warrant the exceptional brokerage service platform of Fay Ranches. As a team with a proven record of success, and deep appreciation for the land and its traditions, we will maximize the audience to which your unique property will be exposed. If your idea of the dream lifestyle includes a portfolio gleaning the most valuable and most beautiful properties in the world, we invite you to learn more about our approach. Please call us at 800-238-8616 or click below for more information.