Snake River - Jackson, Wyoming Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Snake River - Jackson, Wyoming Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Winter fishing opportunities are dominated by calm warm days. Watch the weather.
Fishing Report Last Updated:
3 / 18 / 2019
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Snake River is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
WorldCast Anglers
Spotted Horse Ranch

Water flow: 777 cfs @ Moran - 1,240 cfs @ Moose - 1,820 cfs @ Alpine

Visibility: 45 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 36 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: Warmest parts of the day! 10 - 4ish

Best stretch: Mid day periods or warmest parts of the day.

Best access point: Jackson Lake Dam, Pacific Creek, Deadman's, Moose, Wilson, South Park, Astoria, Pritchard, Elbow, West Table - SHEEP GULCH IS CLOSING ON OCTOBER 2nd!

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Winter hatches will be dominated by Midges.

Fish species: Snake River Finespotted Cutthroat Trout

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

Nearest airport: Jackson Hole Airport (JAC)

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 will be the most effective fishing method during the winter months. Don't be surprised to see some fish eating midges in slow slack water areas.

7-Day Forecast

Winter fishing around Jackson Hole is all about watching the weather. When you see a warm up, get ready. Full WorldCast Anglers Fishing Reports can be viewed at

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