Fly Fishing Poindexter Slough – Dillion, MT

There is something about fishing a creek no wider than an S-10 Blazer is long and seeing brown trout come out of it that are so big they literally scare you.   I had two days off work with some nice mild weather projected, low to mid-forties with lots of sunshine and supposedly low winds. […]

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Snow reports!

So far, it has started out as a good year for snowfall. With backcountry avalanche conditions being considerable to high risk this season, more skiers are choosing to spend their time in-bounds for fun. The past few weeks have produced frigid temperatures, but along with that have come some awesome snow storms. The Bozeman area […]

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  FOR SALE: 2016 Gray Z71 – Tatanka was purchased in early 2016 with only 2000 miles on him. He has been a solid performer with no major issues, making countless trips to Big Sky and West Yellowstone. We are including the upgraded Weathertech floor mats in this sale. Tires are also our significantly upgraded Michelin […]

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Fish on the brain

This time of year it is hard to not occasionally have your mind be other places. The temperature seems like it will never be above 20° again and the snow flies constantly. The days it does manage to get above freezing feel like a blessing and remind you of a warmer place and time. Peoples […]

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Exploring Around Home – 6/21

What can I say, business has really started to pick up around here and unfortunately the blog updates had to take a backseat for a few weeks. That being said, I am back!!! Instead of profiling a single location like I usually do I decided to do something a little bit different with this post […]

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Mothers Day Caddis Action and Instagram!

One more quick update for the day. Phasmid Rentals is now LIVE on Instagram! Everybody go give us some likes, follows, and shares @phasmidadventurerentals The fishing has been going off out here in Big Sky country! Check out this video of a Mothers Day Caddis blanket hatch on the Yellowstone River from 5/2 – […]

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Madison Valley Sunday April 3rd

I had a day off of work to kill on Sunday (4/3/16) and decided to get out and fish for a little bit. We had excellent spring weather and not wanting to mess with something that is already perfect I headed back down to the Upper Madison to fish for the day. Although somewhat uneventful it was […]

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Why do we upgrade tires on our rental Suburbans?

Bozeman Rental Car with 10-Ply Tires

A couple weeks ago, our summer fleet of 2014 Chevrolet Suburbans arrived. Some had brand new 4-ply tires, and some had the standard Goodyear HP 4-ply factory highway tires. As per our routine, we replaced all of the 4-plies with premium Michelin 10-ply (load range E) tires. This process costs us A LOT of money. Being […]

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DHA On Rise in Yellowstone

  Bear Spray Rental Company Protests: “Not Our Guests!” BOZEMAN- International spotlight on recent Dumb-Human-Activity (DHA) in Yellowstone National Park leaves local tourism business screaming in protest. DHA incidence numbers are known to increase greatly during summer periods as visitors strive to ignore all Government provided literature on how to safely behave and interact with […]

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It worked!

WHAT IS PHASMID? 2-Years ago I enlisted the girlfriend and a grumpy father to mow-in “WHAT IS PHASMID?” in the back of the office, 275-yards x 50 yards high. It finally showed up on Google Earth. Take that you cranky nay-sayers!

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Bozeman Car Rentals

Superior Service and Better Rental Cars Phasmid is Bozeman’s premier car rental and outdoor gear rental agency. Next to the Bozeman Airport (BZN), we provide unparalleled convenience and service. Phasmid Adventure Rentals is a brick-and-mortar, independent, locally owned rental car agency, in business since 2010. We are consistently the best reviewed car rental agency in Bozeman. We only rent […]

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Our favorite dining spots in and around Bozeman

Stockyard Calfe Bozeman

RECOMMENDED DINING IN BOZEMAN Best Cup Of Joe 1.The Leaf & Bean 2.Rockey Mountain Roasters 3.International Coffee Traders   Breakfast Stockyard Café Street Address:                                                                                                                                                                         1018 E Griffin Dr. Bozeman, MT 59715                                                                                                                                     Phone: (406) 586-9728                                                                                                                                                           Website: Description: The Stockyard focuses on creating a basic simple breakfast. They seat you on a bar wrapped around the kitchen, so you feel like you’re […]

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New Rental Gear Has Arrived!

Phasmid is officially the most well stocked rental camping gear store in Bozeman. Not only have we tripled our inventory, we have diversified our offerings- ensuring that you, the renter, has the most comfortable Montana experience possible. Some of the highlights for summer 2014 rental gear: YETI coolers. Everyone loves a Yeti! We are carrying […]

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Buyer Beware; RelayRides Bozeman (or anywhere)

Buyer Beware

What may seem like a good deal on a car rental could spell financial disaster, and huge inconvenience, for renter. Last night a group of MBA students from Illinois tried to outsmart the system and get a car rental at the Bozeman airport from Relay Rides, and rent their camping gear through Phasmid.  Relay Rides […]

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Tell us something we don’t know.

Montana Mountains

More accolades for Bozeman, this one via Sunset Magazine. 24 Best Places to Live and Work 2014 Audrey Hall « 21 OF 31 » VIEW ALL Bozeman, MT Winner: Best place to reboot your life Set between the Gallatin and Bridger Ranges, Bozeman offers easy access to thousands of acres of Gallatin National Forest, hundreds […]

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Number 10: Keys

Phasmid Rentals Key Chains

No Rental Car Keychain Monster Our keychains are just one of the many small details that make Phasmid better. We have custom stamped, latigo leather keychains, with all you need and nothing more. Most rental car company’s keychains have all vehicle keys with a hard plastic key fob, making it extremely difficult to fit in […]

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Number 9: Better Tires

10-Ply Tires on Bozeman Rental Cars

Better tires make a BIG difference. WHY WE UPGRADE TO 10-PLY TIRES ON OUR RENTAL SUBURBANS   Who would think tires make a difference on a rental car? In Montana, they make a HUGE difference. Most likely during your time exploring you will be on gravel roads. Our gravel roads are typically well maintained, however, […]

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Number 7: License Plates

Phasmid supports Montana Conservation

Supporting conservation efforts in Montana. Although it may seem like a small thing, but the way we license our rental cars in Montana is significant. All of Phasmid’s rental cars feature Montana license plates that benefit conservation groups here in Montana. This means that every year when we pay our license fees, we are donating […]

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Number 5: Auggie

Phasmid's Auggie

Meet Auggie, Office Dog Extraordinaire This is an odd reason to include, but it has been such a resounding favorite among our guests, it must be included. Our most requested rental item, and our Head of Security: Augustus de Oro y Plata, AKA Auggie. His welcoming presence in the office is a subtle reminder of […]

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Number 4: Local

The right advice can make a big difference. At Phasmid we realized a long time ago that the difference between a good Montana trip and a great Montana Experience is that little bit of insider information that gets you off of the beaten path and into those special places. Certainly Yellowstone National Park is a […]

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Number 2: The Service

Bozeman car rentals with superior service

Passionate about Montana and your Experience. Phasmid is founded on two primary principles: 1) Creating a better car rental experience. 2) Sharing and preparing visitors to get the most out of their Montana Experience. Phasmid is a small, independently-owned car rental agency. The founder of Phasmid, Will Casella, hails from a prior life in the […]

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Number 1: Reviews

The best reviewed car rental agency in Bozeman, MT. Number 1 is result from the combination of the previous 9-reasons to rent from Phasmid. We are, unequivocally, the best reviewed car rental agency in Bozeman, MT. Yelp!, Google, Trip Advisor, Trekaroo– you name it, we are the best- and we are very proud of it.  […]

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Phasmid Rentals is officially a Trout Unlimited Endorsed Business

Trout Unlimited Logo

In our continual efforts to preserve and protect, our recent efforts through Trout Unlimited have been recognized. Consequently, Phasmid Rentals is now officially a Trout Unlimited Endorsed business. In the past 3-years Phasmid Rentals has donated over $6,000 worth of auction items to both local and national TU chapters. We hope that fellow TU members and […]

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