West Yellowstone has unparalleled year-round fishing. Top blue-ribbon trout streams surround town making it the heart of fly fishing in the Rocky Mountains.
Unbeatable float and deep-water fishing abound on the lakes near West Yellowstone. Hebgen Lake is known as one of Montana’s premier Stillwater and dry fly fisheries. Several marinas offer convenient boating and fishing supplies, including rentals.
In the spring, fishermen test their skills to catch rainbow and brown trout covered in stunning patterns and vivid colors. Early summer brings the amazing salmon fly hatch. Late summer and fall offer the chance to hook trout chasing the Callibaetis moth hatches and the famous Hebgen Lake gulpers.
Take a day and enjoy the waters of Montana with an experienced guide to make it a trip to remember. Be careful – you may become hooked for life.
No matter what you’re trying to catch, be sure to obtain the correct permits and licenses when fishing in the area.
Local fly shops offer an amazing guided experience, but also offer advice, equipment, and licenses.