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Hey everyone, i am heading down to yellow stone natnlpark in two weeks, wondering if anyones been there, if so, hows the fishing, anybody know some good sites so i can know the gear restrictions, and licensing details. Ill be mostly flie fishing, i herd the lake is so big you need a boat to get the big fish


The Yak

river fishing in yellowstone is world renouwned. {*sp}

Id forget about lake fishing there, go for 3-6 pound browns instead.

I havent fished there, but it's in at least one of the magazines i get every year. DO a little nt search ill bet you'll find plenty
bossa nova

I live in the US, but have not personally been to the park. Many people I fish with have, and the previous poster is correct - it is river/stream fishing that is the game there. Below is a decent link to overviews of the major rivers in the park. There are tons of books about this park, many of which you can buy used via or something.

(by the way, there are more fishing entries on this website)

Depending on when you go down, it can be crowded. However, the fishing is generally good - there is a reason it is a big name destination in the US!

Obviously the parts of the rivers/streams close to roads get much more fishing pressure. If you are willing to hike you'll have fewer people around.

Not much, but I hope it helps. I read about fall fishing in the park over the winter in a magazine; if I still have it I'll repost and let you know where to find it.

Thanks Boss

Bring your Fly Rod,
A lot of the fishing is fly only, C&R only.
Good luck!

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