Licensed in MT, ID
Choosing RJ as your real estate broker means partnering with a professional whose skills and experiences are deeply intertwined with the Montana landscape. Born into a fourth-generation Montanan family in Whitefish, RJ’s upbringing on a family ranch instilled an intimate understanding of the land. This profound connection, combined with his exceptional hunting prowess and adherence to the core values of Montana’s spirit, makes him uniquely qualified to discern each property’s unique potential and value.
RJ’s expertise extends beyond his deep-rooted connection to the land. His prowess in hunting, especially in archery hunting elk, showcases his dedication, precision, and deep understanding of Montana’s wilderness. These skills are invaluable for clients seeking properties for agriculture, recreational, or sporting pursuits, as RJ offers insights that only someone with his expertise could provide.
Moreover, RJ’s values, shaped by the Western way of life and honed through years of hard work in rodeo and ranching, translate into a real estate experience grounded in honesty, respect for the land, and a commitment to his clients’ needs. His academic background in Business Management complements his practical skills, ensuring professionalism and a strategic approach in every transaction.
RJ's personal life further enriches his professional role. Now residing in Lewistown, Montana, with his wife, Mariah, and their two sons, he embodies the family values and community spirit central to Montana's way of life. RJ's commitment to preserving Montana's heritage is evident in his everyday life, whether he's ranching, mentoring aspiring rodeo enthusiasts, training rope horses, hunting, fishing, or sharing his knowledge of the great outdoors. His dedication to giving back to the land and the people who call it home resonates deeply with those looking to be a part of this vibrant community.
In choosing RJ as your broker, you're not just gaining a real estate agent; you're partnering with a true steward of Montana's land and lifestyle. His unique blend of skills, experiences, and personal commitment to the land and its people make him the ideal guide for anyone navigating the Montana real estate landscape.
6 Active Properties Listed by RJ Patterson
Struck Creek Ranch stands as a testament to tradition, stewardship, and the spirit of the American West. Experience the rustic charm and rich heritage of ranch life. This ranch, steeped in history and nestled within the vast expanse of Montana, spans acres of pristine land; the commitment to sustainable practices and ethical husbandry resonates through every aspect of the current operations. An abundance of water and hay ground make this one of the best cattle ranches on the market today.
This Montana ranch stands as a testament to the pioneering spirit and resilience of the early settlers who established it. With roots dating back to the late 1800s, the ranch has played a crucial role in shaping the region’s agricultural heritage. Spanning vast expanses of picturesque landscapes and benefiting from the creek’s life-giving waters, it became a thriving cow-calf operation. For sale today, it stands as a successful agricultural venture and a symbol of the enduring legacy.
Lying near the Missouri Breaks in Montana, a stunningly beautiful and remote area known for good grass and superb hunting, this versatile ranch offers a fantastic getaway for those who truly enjoy seclusion, privacy, and the great outdoors. Whether you are in the market for grass, are an avid hunter, or just appreciate seeing wildlife in their natural habitat, this ranch is a beautiful mix of deep canyons, badlands, and prairie wilderness with unlimited potential.
An abundance of healthy grass and 700± acres of winter wheat make up this 2,750± deeded acre property, in addition to a 2,680± acre BLM lease, totaling 5,430± acres. Where the pheasants, deer, and antelope play today, dinosaurs roamed long ago. Just 30± minutes from Fort Peck Dam and 10± miles from Rock Creek Marina on Fort Peck Lake in Montana, it is easy to imagine days spent casting to walleye, smallmouth bass, northern pike, lake trout, and Chinook salmon or hunting on the property and thousands of acres of contiguous public land.
This quality, versatile ranch located in the Missouri Breaks offers a fantastic getaway for those with a spirit of adventure who truly enjoy seclusion, privacy, and the great outdoors. Whether you are in the market for grass, are an avid hunter, or just appreciate seeing wildlife in its natural habitat, this ranch is a beautiful mix of deep canyons, badlands, and prairie wilderness with unlimited potential. The elk, deer, and antelope play today, but there is evidence dinosaurs once roamed here.
Whether you are in the market for grass, are an avid hunter, or just appreciate seeing wildlife in its natural habitat, this Montana ranch is a beautiful mix of deep canyons, badlands, and prairie wilderness with unlimited potential. This quality ranch located in the Missouri Breaks offers a fantastic getaway for those with a spirit of adventure where the elk, deer, and antelope play today, and dinosaurs roamed millions of years ago; their remains can be found throughout the area.
8 Listings Sold by RJ Patterson
An hour from Billings, Montana, this property boasts 7.5+ miles of Bighorn River frontage. Endless fishing opportunities include walleye, sauger, smallmouth bass, catfish, ling, and rainbow and brown trout. For the hunter, pursue bull elk, white-tailed and mule deer, antelope, pheasants, turkeys, Hungarian partridge, and sharp-tailed grouse. This ranch is renowned for its waterfowl hunting. Boasting 5 center pivots/wheel lines and flood irrigation, the soils are high-producing.
This highly productive irrigated and dryland farm is set in the shadows of the Rocky Mountain Front and close to the banks of Lake Francis. With meticulous stewardship and well laid out operating systems for efficient farming practices and an excellent history of production, this farm will serve and owner-operator or investment minded buyer long into the future.
This legacy property checks all the boxes on your ag, conservation, recreational, and investment property list with a set of working improvements – all within a serene setting rarely available in Montana. The expansive landscape makes it an ideal option for multi-generational families. Its easily-accessible location allows for an authentic Western experience. Grasslands, sub-irrigated meadows, and water rights, make it a highly productive ranch with potential for a conservation easement.
This new to the market opportunity offers an investment-minded buyer looking to explore possible wind energy or solar project near an existing highly productive wind farm located in Montana. This is a unique opportunity to secure a sizeable ranch property that has been closely held by the same family for some time.
This is a rare piece of the west located in a highly desirable and beautiful part of Montana that is private yet close enough to town to provide convenient services. Offering a variety of recreational and agricultural opportunities, including excellent hunting opportunities for world class bull elk on the property and on the adjoining public lands.
Located in Montana’s picturesque Musselshell River Valley, this ranch is primarily agricultural land with over three miles of the Musselshell River and offers both lifestyle and livelihood elements. The ranch is watered by several reservoirs and lush seasonal creek drainages. Improvements are sustainable to livestock and equestrian operations, with horses year-round and leasing pastures for cattle. Along the river, a variety of wildlife species and livestock have access to cover and forage.
This very productive organic farm in Montana has a proven history of producing high-quality organic wheat. Whether you are a producer looking to get into organic farming for the first time, a current operator, or an investor looking for a farm to invest in, this farm has a ton to offer. With multiple reservoirs and year-round live water in the North Fork of Mud Creek, this farm is a playground for the wildlife native to the area.
This property boasts about a half-mile of both sides of the Teton River. The Missouri and Marias Rivers are just a short walk away, and all three rivers can be seen from Vimy Ridge on the property. The ranch is contiguous to thousands of BLM acres that adjoin State Land. Ample wildlife call this area home, including deer, antelope, upland birds, and waterfowl. A recently updated 2 bed, 1 bath off-grid cabin could be used as a private retreat or vacation rental. The property is 10± minutes from Fort Benton and its airstrip, and 40± minutes from Great Falls and its commercial airport.
Articles Authored by RJ Patterson
By RJ Patterson, Ranch Sales, Licensed in MT, ID With the cattle market fluctuating over the last several years, what can you do to ensure that you get the biggest return on your investment in cattle? For commercial producers the answer is simple: have the lowest calf mortality, and have the biggest calves to sell […]
A blog by R.J. Patterson, Ranch Sales A perfect autumn day would be tough for many to define. For me, it was a day I spent on Little Eight Mile Ranch on the Lemhi River in Leadore, Idaho. The day started off just before the sun rose, as I was hoping to get pictures of […]
A blog by RJ Patterson, Ranch Sales, Licensed in MT, ID I love fly fishing for trout in the Montana rivers. As winter drags on and the snow piles up, I often find myself at the fly-tying bench dreaming of the warmth that spring brings and the hatches that come along with it. I was […]
A blog by Vinny Delgado, Sales Associate, Licensed in MT Driving the morning back roads of Montana at this time of year, you typically see mother cows, anxious for their morning feedings, eagerly chasing feed trucks overflowing with hay. Last week at Rockin 99 Ranch, I witnessed 150 cows turning their nose up to the […]
Cole Reiner is sponsored by Fay Ranches Ranch Sales Agents: Neil Bangs, Cheryl Summer, Mike Konstant, Kebi Smith, RJ Patterson, Dixie Barry, Alex Robertson, John Anderson, Scott Hawes, Kevin Stowe. A note from Cole Reiner Growing up on our family ranch just outside Buffalo, Wyoming, I’ve always been involved in the western way of life […]
The Steiner Rodeo Family from Texas, Taylor Sheridan, and Bosque Ranch Productions brought the debut of the Yellowstone Riggin’ Rally to Darby, MT. The Rally hosted the top 24 Bareback Riders from the PRCA, a $30,000 purse, and nearly 2,000 fans. In attendance were the cast members of the Taylor Sheridan and Bosque Ranch Productions […]
By RJ Patterson, Ranch Sales, Licensed in MT, ID Growing up on a small horse and cattle ranch in Northwest Montana, I never imagined that I would be helping people buy and sell some of the best ranches in the West for a living when I grew up. As a child, I was pretty sure […]