Types of Fishing

There are many types of fishing opportunites available in National Parks, as long as they are allowed through park regulations! Before embarking on your next fishing trip, choose what type of fishing you want to do and plan accordingly. Use these resources to discover your right fit.
close up of man fly fishing with rod in mid air
Fly Fishing

Try fly fishing for an adventurous and challenging way to experience National Parks.

Child fishes off of canoe with spin rod in hand.
Spin Fishing

A fun and easy way for beginners to get hooked on fishing.

Filleted salmon hangs from the roof of a tent.
Subsistence Fishing

Many people rely on fish as a major food source.

two fishing poles bent with tension off of a boat

Trolling requires a boat or canoe if it is allowed in you National Park.

anger holding a salmon with mouth open.

Jigging requires a specific type of hook and motion to catch fish.

Last updated: June 7, 2018