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Trophy Trout

Adventure awaits you on our Trophy Trout Float! This guided fly fishing experience is located 45 miles from Teton Troutfitters shop and takes you across the Continental Divide to explore the glacier-fed waters of the Green and New Fork Rivers.

Adventure Awaits

Adventure awaits you on our Trophy Trout Float! This guided fly fishing experience is located 45 miles from Teton Troutfitters shop and takes you across the Continental Divide to explore the glacier-fed waters of the Green and New Fork Rivers.

Fly fishing in Wyoming is an unforgettable experience, and you’ll get to witness the incredible amount of mayfly and caddis hatches as well as eager wild trout. The large rainbows and browns will provide plenty of opportunities for nymphing and streamer fishing. For the ultimate thrill, try your hand at hopper dropper combinations and streamers during the foot spawning season for a truly remarkable experience!

As you travel to the location, you’ll feel inspired and motivated by the view of the Wind River Range. You’ll also be able to observe large herds of antelope along the dirt road that leads to the river. What makes The Trophy Trout Float extra special is that all fly-fishing gear is included in each trip and there are free lessons included if needed.

You’ll depart Teton Troutfitters shop in the morning and return around 4PM.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to see a Wyoming fly fishing gem and make memories that will last a lifetime.
Details

6 Hour Trip

Per Angler

Age 13 and over

$720

Additional Anglers

3+

$150/person

Details

4 Hour Trip

Per Angler

Age 13 and over

No Half Day Availability

Additional Anglers

3+

$150/person

For any given fishing trip the guide will provide: transportation to from and on the river, personal flotation devices, fly rods, flies,snacks (lunch on full days) and beverages.

The client will be responsible for: purchasing a fishing license that is valid for the days they are fishing, sunscreen, clothing for any weather we expect to have, a hat, and sunglasses.

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Why Fish Trophy Trout?

These rivers, set against the backdrop of the stunning Wind River Range, provide a pristine and tranquil environment that is ideal for fly fishing. Anglers are particularly drawn to the abundant populations of brown, rainbow, and cutthroat trout, known for their size and vigor. The area’s unique ecosystem, combined with well-managed conservation efforts, ensures a rich aquatic life and an optimal fishing experience.

Furthermore, the relative seclusion of these rivers in Wyoming’s vast landscapes offers a serene and unspoiled fishing adventure, making it a top destination for fly fishing enthusiasts across the country.

FAQ's

General Teton Troutfitter Inquires

What Time of Year Should I Book?

The Snake River is ideal in April, the last week of June, and throughout July, August, September, and October, but please note that only half-day trips are available during these peak times.

The Green and New Fork Rivers are excellent fishing spots year-round, except for late May and early June.

The Salt River follows the same schedule as the Snake, with prime fishing in April, the last week of June, and the months of July, August, September, and October.

QUESTIONS ON WHEN YOU SHOULD BOOK?

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Where Do You Guide?

We offer guided fly fishing trips in various locations around Jackson Hole, including the Snake River, The Green River, and The New Fork River. Our guides are experienced and knowledgeable about the best fishing spots in the region.

Do You Offer Beginner Fly-Fishing Lessons?

Absolutely! We provide beginner fly-fishing lessons for those who are new to the sport. Our instructors are patient and skilled at teaching the fundamentals of fly casting, knot tying, fly selection, and basic techniques. We aim to ensure that beginners feel confident and comfortable on the water.

What Do I Need to Bring?

When you book a guided trip with us, we will provide all the necessary fly-fishing gear, including rods, reels, flies, and terminal tackle. However, you’ll need to bring appropriate clothing, such as waders and a fishing hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, and any personal items you may need during the trip.

Do You Have Waders & Boats to Use?

Yes, we have a range of waders and boats available for our clients to use. Whether you prefer fishing from the bank, wading in the river, or floating on a drift boat, we can accommodate your preferences and provide the necessary equipment.

Do you offer an outfitting service to help me select the correct outfit and tackle that I need to get started in fly fishing?

Absolutely! We offer an outfitting service to assist beginners in selecting the appropriate fly-fishing outfit and tackle. Our experienced staff will help you choose the right rod, reel, line, and other gear based on your needs, budget, and fishing goals.

Licensing Questions

Where can I purchase fishing licenses?

Fishing licenses can be purchased online through the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s website. You can also visit local sporting goods stores or the Game and Fish Department office in Jackson Hole to obtain a fishing license.

Where can I find the fishing information and the rules and regulations for the state of Wyoming?

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s website is the best resource for fishing information and the rules and regulations specific to the state. It provides up-to-date information on fishing seasons, limits, special regulations, and any closures or restrictions that may be in place.

Common Fly Fishing Questions

What weight rod, reel, and line should I purchase?

The weight of the rod, reel, and line you should purchase depends on the type of fishing you plan to do. In our area, a 4-6 weight rod is versatile and suitable for most trout fishing situations. Match the reel and line to the rod weight for optimal performance.

Which fly line should I use?

For most trout fishing situations, a weight-forward floating line is the most commonly used and versatile option. It allows for easy casting and presentation of flies on the surface or just below it. However, specific fishing conditions or techniques may require different types of lines, such as sinking or sinking-tip lines.

How much backing should I use on my fly reel and how do I attach it to the reel?

Typically, 100 to 150 yards of backing is sufficient for most trout fishing scenarios. To attach the backing to the reel, you’ll first tie an Arbor Knot around the reel spindle. Then, wind the backing onto the reel, making sure it is evenly distributed and tightly wound.

What is the difference between fluorocarbon and mono leaders in fly fishing?

Fluorocarbon leaders are less visible underwater than monofilament leaders, making them advantageous in situations where fish are particularly wary or the water is clear. Mono leaders, on the other hand, tend to be more supple and are better suited for dry fly fishing or situations where presentation and delicacy are crucial.

What is tippet and how do I attach it to the leader?

Tippet is a separate, thinner section of monofilament or fluorocarbon line that you attach to the end of your leader. It allows for easier fly changes and serves as the final connection between the leader and the fly. To attach tippet, use a surgeon’s knot, blood knot, or a loop-to-loop connection.

What are mayflies?

Mayflies are aquatic insects that belong to the order Ephemeroptera. They are an essential food source for trout and other fish species in many rivers and lakes. Mayflies have a distinct life cycle, transitioning from nymphs (juveniles) to emergers and then adult winged insects. They are known for their delicate appearance and the hatches they create, attracting feeding fish.

What are nymphs?

Nymphs are the immature stage of aquatic insects, including mayflies, caddisflies, and stoneflies. They live underwater and resemble miniature versions of the adult insects. Nymph patterns imitate these underwater insects and are often used to catch fish when they are feeding below the water’s surface.

What are dry flies?

Dry flies are designed to imitate adult insects that float on the water’s surface. They are typically made with materials that make them buoyant, such as feathers or synthetic fibers. Dry fly fishing involves casting the fly onto the surface and imitating the movements of an insect in distress or laying eggs, enticing fish to rise and take the fly.

What are streamers?

Streamers are large, often bulky flies that imitate baitfish, leeches, or other large aquatic creatures. They are typically fished below the water’s surface, either by stripping or swinging them through the water. Streamer fishing is often associated with targeting larger predatory fish, such as trout, bass, or pike. The action of the streamer can trigger aggressive strikes from these fish.

Related Trips

Let us join you on your next excursion in Jackson Hole and discover an experience that is ideal for you or your group, as we provide fly fishing trips to suit all skill levels, from novice and kid-friendly outings to the most experienced anglers.

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Seasonal Fishing Conditions

The best times to fish the rivers with Teton Troutfitters are as follows:

The Snake River is ideal in April, the last week of June, and throughout July, August, September, and October, but please note that only half-day trips are available during these peak times.

The Green and New Fork Rivers are excellent fishing spots year-round, except for late May and early June.

The Salt River follows the same schedule as the Snake, with prime fishing in April, the last week of June, and the months of July, August, September, and October.

Questions on When You Should Book?