About Pro Outfitters

Providing excellent outdoor adventures since 1970

Brandon Boedecker - Owner + Manager of Pro Outfitters

Meet Brandon Boedecker


A guide for 27 years, he has owned Pro Outfitters for 20.


He can be found rowing boats on the Smith in the Spring / Summer and chasing wild birds with his dogs at the Sharptail Lodge in the Fall.

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Our Team:

Meet the folks that make your outdoor adventures with
Pro Outfitters memorable!

Elli Ortloff

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Elli is happiest when out camping with her son & spending time at the lake. She has spent many years adventuring in MT and can’t imagine a better way to spend her days than helping others get in on some amazing adventures of their own.

Office Manager

Joel Loran

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Has been guiding for 27 years. Lives in Missoula with his wife, Andrea, and his two kids Jacob and Ava. He guides fishing all spring and summer and teaches high school history the rest of the year in the Bitterroot.


Pat Kane

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Pat has been guiding for 25 years. He lives in Missoula with his wife, Karen, and his kids Shannon and Seamus. He guides fishing all spring and summer and guides bird trips in the fall.

Fishing and
Bird Hunting Guide

Michael Carlucci

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Michael comes from a food-obsessed Italian family & began his culinary career by working for his family’s business in NYC. He has worked for PRO Outfitters since 2000 as a Chef on Smith River and their Lodges.

Sharptail Lodge

Mik Milster

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Mik spent 25 years teaching culinary arts at university and earning 5 college degrees. Currently he based in Spokane with wife, Peg and two fine hunting dogs.
This winter, Mik might teach or hunt, fish, bicycle, Nordic ski and read. Guess which?

North Fork Crossing Lodge