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:
4 / 5 / 2021
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Snake River is currently Excellent

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
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Spotted Horse Ranch

Water flow: 491 cfs @ Moran - 2,630 cfs @ Alpine

Visibility: 36 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 40 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: Warmest parts of the day

Best stretch: Look for the area around the Dam as well as the lower river to fish the best during the winter months.

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

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Midges and Capnia stones are the late winter/early spring hatches to be ready for when on the water.

Fish species: Snake River Finespotted Cutthroat Trout

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

Nearest airport: Jackson Hole Airport (JAC)

Person Fishing in a stream

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

Nymphing is going to be your go to method during the winter season. Be on the lookout for fish eating midges on the surface when conditions are right. Streamer fishing can be productive as well. Just get them low and slow. Full WorldCast Anglers Fishing Reports can be viewed at

7-Day Forecast

Wilson Bridge is plowed as well as South Park! Calm warm days are the key to success in the winter season.

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