Jackson Hole Fly Fishing is every anglers dream, and thankfully here at the Gros Ventre River Ranch that dream can become reality! With two miles of private river access to the Gros Ventre River, as well as two stocked ponds, your fishing options are plentiful!
The fly fishing program at the Gros Ventre River ranch is wonderful for anglers of all abilities and ages. Whether you are a seasoned professional, or a kid who is just starting out your fly fishing career, we’ve got you covered! Our fishing program begins on Monday with a casting clinic with our fly fishing guide. He holds group lessons on the art of fly casting. This clinic is a great refresher for anyone who has fly fishing experience and is also a great starting point for anyone who is wanting to learn how to fly fish.
Our stocked ponds can be found just across the pasture from our guest lodges. They provide wonderful fishing opportunities as well as countless other activities. These ponds are stocked annually with cutthroat trout, and do not require a fishing license. Fly fishing is always a popular pond activity, but many guests also choose fish with spin rods. Both methods can be used from the shore, off the dock, or from one of our canoes or the row boat! Swimming, tubing and relaxing on the sandy beach are also popular pond activities. Don’t forget that if you catch a fish at the ponds you can bring it up to the chefs and they will cook it for you!The almost 75-mile-long Gros Ventre River is a classic fishery in the Jackson Hole Valley, and we are fortunate enough to have a two-mile stretch flow directly through our property. This private river access allows for countless wonderful fishing access points including lucrative pools and riffles. The river is always catch and release and requires a Wyoming Fishing License. Popular flies used on our river include the Elk Hair Caddis, Parachute Hoppers and Parachute Adams. The water, the views and the trout are all beautiful, and make for a wonderful day fishing!
If fishing on the Snake River or the Green River is something that you wish to do, you are in luck! There are many guide services in town that guide float trips on various stretches of river throughout the valley. Their experience and knowledge of the valley is endless. A fishing trip in the valley will add another element to your Jackson Hole Fly Fishing!
Whether you are fishing with our guide on our river or ponds, fishing solo somewhere on ranch, or exploring the other rivers in the valley, we promise your Jackson Hole Fly Fishing experience will be one to remember!