West Yellowstone has unparalleled year-round fishing. Top blue-ribbon trout streams surround the area making it the Heart of Fly Fishing in the Rocky Mountains. Unbeatable float and deep-water fish abound on the lakes near West Yellowstone. One of Montana’s premier stillwater and dry fly fisheries is Hebgen Lake Several marinas offer convenient boating and supplies, including rentals. Test your skills in the Spring, catch rainbow and brown trout covered in stunning patterns and vivid color. Early summer brings the amazing salmonfly hatch. Late summer and fall offer the chance to hook trout chasing the Callibaetis moth hatches and the famous Hebgen Lake gulpers. Come to West Yellowstone and see why fishing the west is the best. You will fall in love with beauty that surrounds you at every cast in every season.

fly fishing in west yellowstone is for everyone

In West Yellowstone, you don’t have to be an expert. In fact, between our guides, outfitters, and shops, we offer everything from gear rentals to lessons, so anyone can experience the magic of a day on the water catching trout. Whether you are completely new, have only fly fished a few times, or want to introduce a family member to fly fishing, West Yellowstone’s guides and outfitters are friendly, helpful, and fun!

what makes fly fishing in west yellowstone so unforgettable?

Diversity of waters:

  • Top Blue-Ribbon Trout Streams: Madison River, Gallatin River, Yellowstone River, and the Henrys Fork of the Snake River
  • Area Lakes: Hebgen Lake, Earthquake Lake, Henrys Lake, and Island Park Reservoir
  • Named as one of North America’s Top Ten Trout-Fishing Towns by Forbes magazine

Beautiful and plentiful trout

The trout you catch in the Rocky Mountains are sleek in shape and covered in stunning patterns and vivid color.

Spectacular fishing in every season

Fall • Winter • Spring • Summer

Friendly guides, outfitters, and fly shops

Packages for

  • Beginners including equipment and lessons
  • Individuals and groups including friends, families, and kids
  • A variety of ways to fish like wading, walk trips, and float trips

We are dedicated to making your fishing experience incredible.

Stunning landscapes

We are nestled in the Rocky Mountains mere miles from Yellowstone National Park. Need we say more?

A community ready to roll out authentic western hospitality

West Yellowstone is the closest community to any Yellowstone National Park entrance and is home to must-see attractions, like the Yellowstone Giant Screen Theatre and the Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center. Plus we boast a variety of lodging and dining options making West Yellowstone the perfect place to relax after a day on the water.

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By |2023-08-21T21:45:25+00:00April 13th, 2017|

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