Rick Gehweiler

President of the Board

After graduating from the University of North Carolina in 1966, Rick served as a Marine Corp helicopter pilot from 1966 until 1971 In 1992 in Bend Oregon he helped establish Central Oregon Veterans Outreach, serving as board president for two years. COVO is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing counseling, housing and jobplacement for veterans in need. Rick’s passion for fly fishing has taken him to most western states, aswell as the Bahamas, Cuba, The Yucatan and Belize. Rick and his wifeCheryl began fishing the Bighorn in the early 90’s, fell in lovewith theriver and the area returning almost every summer until 20012 whenthey became managers of the Bighorn River Lodge. “The Bighorn is a very special river and an extremely important naturalresource for Montana and the country as a whole. It needs and deserves stewardship that will ensure its protection and enhancement. I am proud to be part of such an active organization that is working tirelessly to achieve that goal.”

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Fort Smith, MT

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 5000 Southgate Drive 

 Billings, MT 59101 

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 (406) 534-2915 

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Mon -Thur 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Office hours reflect Phase Two Reopening temporary hours.