Watercraft

  • Smith River Rafts
  • Missouri River Drift Boats
  • Personal Watercrafts

CrossCurrents rents top-of-the-line AIRE and NRS self-bailing rafts (13′, 14′, 15′ or 16′).  All our rafts are equipped with Sawyer Oars or Cataract Oars (counterbalanced when appropriate and Oar Rights are available) for the best rowing experience possible.  CrossCurrents also rents lots of EQUIPMENT for the Smith River.  See our Rental- Equipment page for details.   (We have lots of great info on the Smith River if you’re doing it yourself here: Smith River DIY Part 1,  Part 2,  Part 3.)

  1. 2022 Rates
     

      • $150/day (Customer Haul) -for RAFT and Trailer to use on the Missouri if the Customer hauls with their own vehicle and can launch, load and return the boat and trailer on their own.
      • $210/Day (Shop Haul) -CrossCurrents launches and picks up the RAFT between the Dam and Mid-Canon. (or  $30 extra for Mtn. Palace or Prewett Creek, $40 extra for Pelican, $60 extra for Cascade)  [Must finish float at least an hour before our Shop closes to allow our Staff to pick up the raft at the take out.]
      • SMITH RIVER RAFT PACKAGE SPECIAL:  $110/Day on the Smith + $50 to pick up the raft the day before you launch + $25/Day for Raft Trailer (if needed).  See below for details on this excellent package deal for the best trip possible!  Smith River Raft Renters are required to pay a $300/raft deposit.  This amount will be refunded upon safe and complete return of raft and accessories.
      • $25/Day for Raft Trailer (for rivers other than the Missouri)
      • Call 406-235-3433 (Craig) to Reserve Today!
      • We offer 50% off any Missouri River shuttle with our boat rentals.  (1 vehicle per group at the 50% off.)
      • (Click for Reservation/Cancellation/Refund Policy)
  2. What’s Included
    • New or like-new Self-Bailing Raft (AIRE or NRS)
    • Custom, NRS, Adjustable Frame (or no frame for paddle raft option)
    • Padded top Aluminum Dry Box (as seat and/or secure, dry storage)
    • Anchor & Rope (when used with the NRS frame anchor system)
    • PFDs (up to 6 per raft are included -more than that, we rent them for $3/day/PFD)
    • 3, Sawyer or Cataract Oars (or paddles)
    • Very Thorough Repair Kit
    • K-Pump K-100 Hand Pump
    • Bowline Bag w/ 50′-100′ of Rope & Carabiner (for tying up raft or use as a rescue throw rope)
    • We offer 50% off any shuttle of customer’s vehicle with our boat rentals.  (1 vehicle per group at the 50% discount.)

     

    For our SMITH RIVER RAFT PACKAGE SPECIAL:  

    1. Top-of-the-line, Self Bailing Raft  – Our AIRE and NRS rafts are almost always less than 2 seasons old as we sell some of our rental fleet every Summer/Fall and get new ones each Spring. (Let us know if you are interested in one of our rental fleet rafts!)  Rafts models in our fleet (largest to smallest):  AIRE 156RNRS Otter 150AIRE 156DNRS Otter 140AIRE 143DTributary 14.0NRS Otter Dodger XLAIRE Super Duper PumaAIRE Super PumaAIRE Puma.
    2. Custom, NRS Frame configured to your needs
    3. Padded Drain Hole Rower’s Seat for ultra comfort (some boat and frame configurations have dry box as rower’s seat instead)
    4. Aluminum Dry Box w/ 1.5″-2.5″ Seadeck Foam Padded Top behind the rower (offering lots of secure, dry storage and comfortable to sit on both in the boat and as nice bench in camp)
    5. Three, matching Sawyer Oars [or Cataract Oars] (2 to row, 1 spare) (counterbalanced when appropriate, many have Gilman Grips or optional Oar Rights)
    6. Anchor and 40′-50′ of Rope
    7. Very Complete Repair Kit with plenty of tools & materials & instructions (Please watch these Repair Videos: AIRE Boats , PVC Boats ;  NRS Boats)
    8. Heavy-Duty Hand Pump (K-Pump) [and an electric pump if you have to take the raft to Camp Baker deflated]
    9. Comfortable PFDs (“life jackets”) up to 4 per boat
    10. Bowline Bag with 50′-100′ of Rope and Carabiner (for tying off boat at the camps -This can also be used as a Rescue Throw Rope)
    11. Enough NRS Heavy-Duty Cam Straps to secure the frame and spare oar to the raft and to secure the raft/frame/oars/gear to the trailer or your vehicle. (Those straps can then be used to secure your gear in the boat when loaded for the river.)
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CrossCurrents Fly Shop rents stable and well decked out drift boats- Hyde (15′ Montana Skiffs). All our boats are equipped with Sawyer Smoker Bandit or Sawyer Wood Oars for the best rowing experience possible.   [CrossCurrents also rents RAFTS and lots of EQUIPMENT for the Smith River.  See our Rental- Equipment page for details.]
  1. 2022 Rates
    • $115/Day (Customer Haul)  -Customer, hooks up & hauls on their own.  (Customers can stay out as late as they want if they are hauling with no extra charge.)
    • $170/Day (Shop Haul)  -CrossCurrents launches and picks up the boat between the Dam and Mid-Canon. (or  $30 extra for Mtn. Palace or Prewett Creek,  $40 extra for Pelican, $60 extra for Cascade).  ($40 extra if the Shop has to pick up the boat after 7pm at any boat ramp other than Craig. $10 extra charge if floating late to Craig.)
    • Call 406-235-3433 (Craig) to Reserve Today!
    •  We offer 50% off any Missouri River shuttle with our boat rentals.  (1 vehicle per group at the 50% off price.)
    • (Click for Reservation/Cancellation/Refund Policy)
  2. What’s Included?
    • Boat & Trailer
    • Anchor & Rope
    • Sawyer Hybrid Wood Oars or Sawyer Smoker Bandit Oars (so sweet!)
    • PFDs (up to 4)
    • Long Handle Landing Net
    • 50% Discount on any shuttle for the customer’s vehicle
    • “Shop Haul” – CrossCurrents launches and picks-up boat between the Dam and Mid-Canon (or $30 extra for Mountain Palace or Prewett Creek,  $40 for Pelican, $60 extra for Cascade). We also offer a 50% discount on 1 shuttle of the customer’s vehicle.
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CrossCurrents rents Single-Person Kick Boats by Outcast, Inflatable Kayaks (IK) by NRS and AIRE, and Inflatable Stand Up Paddleboards (SUP)) by NRS.

  1. 2022 Rates
     

    • $50/Day (Customer Haul) – Kick Boat (Outcast OSG Clearwater, single person fishing boat)
    • $50/Day (Customer Haul) – Inflatable Kayaks (IK) –NRS or AIRE (we have 1 and 2 person IK’s)
    • $50/Day (Customer Haul) – Stand Up Paddleboards (SUP) from NRS
    • Call 406-235-3433 (Craig) to Reserve Today!
    • We offer 50% off any Missouri River shuttle with our boat rentals.  (1 vehicle per group at discount.)
    • $95/Day (Shop Haul) – CrossCurrents launches and picks-up boat between the Dam and Mid-Canon (or  $30 extra for Mtn. Palace or Prewett Creek, $40 extra for Pelican, $60 extra for Cascade). We also offer a 50% discount on 1 shuttle of the customer’s vehicle.
    • (Click for Reservation/Cancellation/Refund Policy)
  2. What’s Included
    • Oars/Paddles
    • Fins (with Kick Boats -optional)
    • PFD(s)
    • Pump
    • a complete Repair Kit (if Customer is taking the boat to a river other than the Missouri)
    • Straps to secure boat to customer’s vehicle or trailer
    • 50% discount on 1 shuttle of the customer’s vehicle.
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