Grand Teton Fly Fishing


2023 in Review – Challenge and Change Stand Out

Overall another great season but 2023 did include a first-time occurrence that found our community on edge. In May '23, the Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) indicated flows from the dam at Jackson Lake would be decreased to a "well below" minimal flow of 50 cfs. It had been well established that 250 cfs was the lowest flow possible to maintain the ecosystem that includes many native fish species and dozens of birds and mammals that rely on that portion of the river to be healthy. After a couple we...

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GTFF Conservation WayPoints – Proper Catch and Release

I'll be completely honest. If it was not for Catch and Release practices really catching on in the last few decades, I don't think we would have much of a resource to share and/or business as a recreational fishing outfitter. I have lived through and witnessed the big shift to C&R in what I define as inland, closed-system fisheries. Our inland rivers, small streams and lakes are systems that are preferably, self sustaining populations of whatever gamefish resides in your region- trout, ...

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GTFF Conservation Way Points – ORV’s and The Snake River

It is not difficult to see, even with the untrained eye the remarkable beauty and significant wildlife that exists in the Headwaters region of the Snake River and Grand Teton National Park. Around nearly every corner lies something truly amazing and it is these characteristics that opened the door to fully protecting this part of our natural world for many generations to come. When an area is considered for Wild and Scenic designation as is the Snake River Headwaters, a list of primary cha...

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