Many visitors are lured to Grand Teton to experience one of the park’s most popular activities—Fishing. A day of fishing is hallmarked by mountain views, cool waters, and (hopefully) a catch or two. Fishing in Grand Teton is an unforgettable experience here is what you need to know before you go.
Two rods or poles may be used with the angler in attendance. Each line may have no more than three single or treble hooks, flies, or lures attached.
*Trout = excludes brook and lake trout
Temperature is one of many stressors that affect fish behavior and survival. Fish, like most animals, have preferred temperatures. When exposed to extremes outside their preferred zones, it can be stressful and make it harder for them to survive.
With your Wyoming fishing license, you are permitted to harvest fish, in accordance with creel limits, for consumption. Fish can be a healthy addition to one’s diet, but anglers should be aware that consumption advisories have been developed by Wyoming Game and Fish Department for the following species of fish in the park: cutthroat, brown, and lake trout as they may contain methyl mercury.
PREVENT THE SPREAD OF INVASIVE SPECIES - CLEAN. DRAIN. DRY.
Aquatic invasive species (AIS), such as zebra or quagga mussels, Eurasian milfoil and curly pondweed, are a serious ecological and economic threat to the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Boats, waders, and anything else that comes in contact with a body of water has the potential to spread non-native plants, pathogens, and other invasive species from one water body to another.
River Fishing Trips
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Last updated: February 22, 2024