Category Archives: Fishing

Jackson Hole Wildlife at the GVRR

We get to see many different animals come and go out of the valley, as Jackson Hole wildlife migrate in and out of the Gros Ventre and Antelope Flats regions. During the spring, the annual elk migration takes place, at which time the elk migrate out of the valley into the colder mountains, where they remain until the fall. Pronghorn Antelope and Bison return to the valley in the spring time, and we get to see herds of bison grazing in Antelope Flats and Mormon Row. Our year round wildlife, including … Continue reading

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Jackson Hole Children’s Activities~ Dude Ranch Fun!

The Gros Ventre River Ranch boasts a number of Jackson Hole children’s activities, ranging from horseback riding, to fly fishing, hiking, mountain biking, and swimming. Our riding, fishing, and hiking activities are by sign up participation daily. The Gros Ventre River Ranch horseback riding program is geared towards riders of all abilities. While we do not have a “children’s program” and are not set up to engage children without parental supervision, children over the age of seven can participate in group trail rides of all levels, as well as the ever … Continue reading

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Wyoming Guest Ranches ~ Winter Update

Wyoming guest ranches experience sometimes harsh (but always fun!) winters, and we want to share some of our favorite winter moments so far with you! Winter here at the ranch is quiet ~ our last guests depart at the end of September, and our season doesn’t start again until the end of May. As the snow piles up, those of us who are lucky enough to live here year round see a dramatic shift in the activities we get to do.   Instead of horseback riding into the hills overlooking the … Continue reading

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Dude Ranch Vacations ~ 5 Reasons Why We Can’t Wait for Summer!

Dude ranch vacations at the Gros Ventre River Ranch provide guests an authentic dude ranch experience, complete with fly fishing, horseback riding, hiking, biking and more in beautiful Jackson Hole, Wyoming. As the snow piles up around us, we can’t help but look forward to warm summer days, late sunsets and mornings and afternoons spent on horseback or fishing in the Gros Ventre River. Check out these five reasons why we can’t wait for June! The innovative, delicious cuisine our talented chefs cook up for us ~  Late afternoon thunderstorms … Continue reading

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Jackson Hole Dude Ranch ~ Happy New Years!

Happy New Year from our Jackson Hole Dude Ranch! As Sean and I enter our 14th year managing the ranch, we are continually thankful for Karl and Tina’s vision for the Gros Ventre River Ranch.  For those of you who do not know how this place came to be, I will give you a quick recap. After years of sharing ownership in a guest ranch in Jackson Hole, Karl and Tina sold their interest to their partner and started looking for a ranch of their own. Separately, they each came … Continue reading

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Fly Fishing in Jackson Hole: A Day in the Life of a Guide

There are many opportunities for fly fishing in Jackson Hole, but few compare to the personalized and private experience that we offer at the Gros Ventre River Ranch! In this blog post, we take you behind the scenes of our fly fishing program, and give you an exclusive look into a day in the life of our fishing guide. The fishing guide’s day starts with getting equipment ready for the day. He puts poles together for his private lessons, plans which section of the river he will be using, picks … Continue reading

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A Summer of Magic at Our Jackson Hole Dude Ranch

Our Jackson Hole Dude Ranch is in the process of transforming  ~ the trees are turning shades of gold, the fire is roaring in the Main Lodge, and there is snow in the forecast. It is hard to believe that summer is over and that fall is upon us, but it does mean that we get to look back on one of our best summers yet, and relive a little bit of the magic that the ranch shared with us this year. Among our favorite moments ~ We rang in … Continue reading

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Fly Fishing at our Jackson Hole Dude Ranch

Our Jackson Hole dude ranch is located along the scenic Gros Ventre River, which provides for two miles of beautiful, private-water fishing. The river is primarily made up of cutthroat trout but is also home to some rainbows, cut bows and white fish, all of which are non-stocked. We also have two private ponds stocked with cutthroat trout, which are great places for beginners and advanced fishermen to practice their skills. Both the river and ponds can be accessed entirely by foot. Our fishing guide works full-time and provides two … Continue reading

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