Includes the Snake and Lewis rivers and tributaries; Heart Lake; Lewis and Shoshone lakes; Falls and Bechler rivers and tributaries.
Heart Lake opens July 1.
Native Trout Conservation Area
Nonnative Trout Tolerance Area
Catch a Fish
Be a responsible angler and understand the regulations before you come.
Fishing Regulations (PDF)
Download the Yellowstone Fishing Regulations booklet.
Native Fish Species
Native fish underpin natural food webs and have great local economic significance.
Native Fish Conservation Program
Learn how the Native Fish Conservation Program works to preserve Yellowstone Lake cutthroat trout and to restore fluvial trout populations.
Clean, Drain & Dry
Prevent damaging aquatic invasive species from reaching Yellowstone.
Last updated: May 25, 2023