Fishing in Grand Teton National Park
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Rainbow, brook, lake, and native cutthroat trout inhabit the park's waters. The Snake's 75 mi of river and tributary are world-renowned for their fishing. To fish in Grand Teton National Park, you need a Wyoming fishing license. A day permit for nonresidents is $10, and an annual permit is $65 plus a $10 conservation stamp; for state residents a license costs $15 per season plus $10 for a conservation stamp. Children under age 14 can fish free with an adult who has a license.
Wyoming Game and Fish Department. Buy a fishing license at Colter Bay Marina, Dornan's, Signal Mountain Lodge, and at area sporting-goods stores, where you also can get solid information on good fishing spots and the best flies or lures to use. Or get one directly from the Wyoming Game and Fish Department. 420 N. Cache St., Jackson, WY, 83001. 307/733–2321. gf.state.wy.us.
Outfitters and Expeditions
Grand Teton Lodge Company. The park's major concessionaire, Grand Teton Lodge Company, operates guided fishing trips on Jackson Lake and guided fly-fishing trips on the Snake River. Make reservations at the activities desks at Colter Bay Village or Jackson Lake Lodge, where trips originate. Colter Bay Marina or Jackson Lake Lodge, Grand Teton National Park, WY, 83013. 307/543–3100 or 800/628–9988. www.gtlc.com. $176–$525. June–Sept.
Signal Mountain Lodge. Half-day Jackson Lake guided fishing trips depart from the marina at Signal Mountain Lodge. Equipment and tackle are included in the price. Teton Park Rd., 3 miles south of Jackson Lake Junction, Grand Teton National Park, WY, 83013. 307/543–2831. www.signalmountainlodge.com. $280. Mid-May–late Sept.
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