Yellowstone River Fishing Guides

Overnight Fly Fishing Trips

Overnight Yellowstone
Meadows Fishing Trips

Fish Remote Horseback-Accessed Fishing Holes with seasoned Fly Fishing Outfitters

Get away from bumper-to-bumper fly fishing. Our overnight fly fishing pack trips take you to remote wilderness where you'll let the cool, fish-filled waters of the famous Yellowstone River or Thorofare River ripple around your waders.

You may fish all day at our secret fishing holes and not see a soul. Unless you count the trophy trout you angle into your net with your guides' expert advice.

In the unsurpassed beauty of the Teton wilderness and Yellowstone Meadows, you'll connect with the serenity of vast, spectacular scenery and abundant wildlife in places that are just as well-suited to sightseeing as fishing.

Are you ready for the fishing trip of a lifetime?

When:

June 8 - July 31

Duration:

4-7 Days

Please note we discontinued 3-day fishing trips because of how many guests voiced disappointment when they had to leave.

Rates:

Contact for rates

Where:

Yellowstone Outfitters has run its remote fishing camps in the Teton Wilderness near Hawks Rest and the Yellowstone Meadows since 1950.

All trips depart from our Turpin Meadows Base Camp (See map below.)

Meals:

At Yellowstone Outfitters fishing camps, you'll settle in for hearty, mouthwatering meals cooked by our experienced crew. You just relax and let us take care of the appetite you work up in the backcountry.

Skill Level:

Novice casters or advanced anglers will appreciate the in-depth knowledge of fly fishing and the area provided by your fishing guides. Learn to fly fish or improve your advanced techniques with easygoing guides who want you to have a trip you'll never forget. And catch that trophy trout, too.

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Suggested Flies and Line

  • 9 feet 3x-4x leader
  • 2x/3x/4x tippet¬†
  • Scuds
  • Salmon eggs (preferably pink + orange)
  • Nymphs
  • Elk hair caddis
  • Woolly buggers
  • Streamers
  • Hairs ear

Lures to include

  • Tail-less silver and gold Mepps
  • Panther Martins
  • Spoons in sizes 0-1

Other Fishing Tackle and Gear

Remember, you could be 24-30 miles from any road and you should pack enough tackle, film, medications, and personal items you may need with this in mind.

Rods should be packed in sturdy tube cases. Reels should be packed inside a duffel bag.

  • Two reels and two rods per person suggested
  • An 8-9 foot fly rod raking a 5-7 weight line recommended.
  • 2-3 extra reel spools with floating and sinking headlines on them
  • Several tapered leaders of 7-12 feet
  • Extra spools of 3-6 tipper material
  • Hip or chest waders
  • Creel
  • Fishing vest
  • A pair of forceps
  • Nail clippers
  • Polarized sunglasses

Planning to spin fish? Spinning gear should be of ultra-light or light grade: 4-6 lb. The test line is recommended.

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Things to Bring

  • Sleeping bag
  • Three changes of clothes
  • Swimming trunks
  • Light coat and/or vest
  • Heavy (warm) coat
  • Riding gloves and riding boots
  • Hiking boots
  • Rain gear and hat

Personal items

  • Towels
  • Toothpaste
  • Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Any medication you require
  • Flashlight with extra batteries
  • Camera with a large memory card or lots of films
  • Binoculars if you wish
  • A canteen
  • Sunscreen
  • A good supply of Cutters Insect Repellent Spray

How to Pack

Total bag weight: 40 pounds each

Total bag count: 2 duffel bags no longer than 36 inches

Please pack your gear and tackle in up to two duffel bags no longer than 36 inches each. If you have a duffel bag larger than 36 inches, please leave it at home. The pack animals can better accommodate 2-3 smaller duffel bags, a sleeping bag rolled separately, and rods and waders apart from your main load.

Make sure you separate the following gear for easy access in saddlebags or tied to your saddle during your horseback rides.

  • Rain gear
  • Light coat
  • Vest
  • Camera
  • Canteen
  • Hat
  • Riding gloves
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