Snake River - Jackson, Wyoming Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Snake River - Jackson, Wyoming Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Fishing Report Last Updated:
7 / 17 / 2018
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Snake River is currently Excellent

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
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Spotted Horse Ranch

Water flow: 2,660 cfs @ Moran - 5,660 cfs @ Moose - 7,200 cfs @ Alpine

Visibility: 40 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 62 Degrees F

Water condition: Stained

Best time of day to fish: All Day!

Best stretch: Concentrate on the water above the Hoback confluence.

Best access point: Jackson Lake Dam, Pacific Creek, Deadman's, Moose, Wilson, South Park, Astoria, Pritchard, Elbow, West Table

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

The Snake is clear and starting to fish well! Salmonflies, Golden Stones, PMDs, Caddis and Yellow Sallies.

Fish species: Snake River Finespotted Cutthroat Trout

Fishing season: Year Round (Prime: June 15 - September 15)

Nearest airport: Jackson Hole Airport (JAC)

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Snake River Description

Welcome to Jackson, WY, home to some of the finest dry fly fishing the world. The Snake River and its tributaries are some of the last places in the world that one can find Snake River Finespotted Cutthroat Trout, one of the 14 subspecies of Cutthroat Trout. These fish won the race during the last ice age and became the dominate species in the area, leaving the rainbow behind below Shoshone Falls near Twin ...

Techniques & Tips

Dry Dropper fishing is coming on strong! Try heavy nymphs to keep them in the strike zone. Dry fly fishing should gain consistency as flows stabilize. Nymphing has been deadly as well!

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Get ready - the Snake is only going to get better! Full WorldCast Anglers Fishing Reports can be viewed at

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