Fishing Reports | Walk and Wade


Jackson Hole and Teton Valley offers some of the best do-it-yourself and backcountry walk wade fishing in the Rocky Mountain West. For those anglers that are looking to get away from it all, these small rivers, creeks and streams offer incredible dry fly fishing during the summer months will limited pressure from other anglers. Within an hour driving radius, anglers can experience some of the most diverse fly fishing in the world that include freestone tributaries and rivers, spring creeks and high alpine lakes and streams. Grab a backpack, hit the trail and experience the Jackson Hole back country and it’s beautiful native trout populations!


Now is the Time – Walk Wade Jackson Hole Fishing Report

Walk Wade Jackson Hole Fishing Report

Walk Wade Jackson Hole Fishing Report – (8.23.19)

The Jackson Hole and Teton Valley area offer some great DIY wade fishing opportunities during the summer. Most tributaries are now clear and stable. Now is the time to put on a backpack and check out our backcountry options.

South Fork and Palisades Reservoir Tributaries: Open – look for Bear Creek and Pine Creek to be falling out of their prime fishing windows and Big Elk Creek and others to come into play. Dry Droppers will be productive as well as attractor dry flies, Small Goldens, Hoppers, PMDs and Caddis.

Jackson Hole/Snake River Tributaries: Settled out and fishing well. The Hoback, Gros Ventre, Greys and Buffalo Fork are all in prime fishing mode. Small attractor drys and dry dropper rigs will be king.

Teton River Tributaries: Open – Bitch Creek is clear and the fishing is great. Look for these tributaries to continue to fish well throughout August.

 Walk Wade Jackson Hole Fishing Report

Walk and Wade Fishing Resources:

– Snake River Area Fishing Regulations

– Purchase your Wyoming Fishing License Online

– Idaho-Upper Snake River Region Fishing Regulations

– Purchase your Idaho Fishing License Online

– Bridger Teton National Forest Rivers and Streams Fishing Areas