The world class Snake River is based in the southern region of the Yellowstone National Park, where the snowmelt accumulates here and increases as it flows into the Grand Teton National Park and Jackson Lake.
Popular Fly Fishing Locations
Popular Jackson Hole fly fishing locations along the Snake River are located near the Jackson Lake dam, south through the valley to the Palisades Reservoir. The river flows at an average speed of 1,553 cubic meters/second, which is great for supporting both float trips and wading.
When day floating the Snake River, there are a variety of fish species, including the native cutthroat trout and brown trout. There are also several bird species that make great use of the Snake River which only adds to the tranquility. Species include bald eagles, whooping cranes, yellow-billed cuckoos and many others.
Winter Fishing on the Snake River
Winter fishing on the Snake River can be considered a challenge by many due to its high elevation and latitude. The cold weather and snow conditions can limit your ability to catch fish, or may take longer to do so. The river is perfect for spring, mid-summer and fall fishing as the fish are known to be more active in these seasons. This river is loved by anglers for its dry fly fishing and high trout population.
The Snake River has the best fly fishing in Jackson Hole. Many fisherman around the globe have Jackson Hole fly fishing on their bucket list to catch the famous and illusive cutthroat trout. Book your trip and make memories of a lifetime. Let one of our experienced guides take you on one of the best fly fishing trips of your life.