Yellowstone Park Fishing Regulations
National Park, as it is known worldwide as having excellent fly fishing,
has variable and strict fishing regulations. Any angler venturing into
the park should be familiar with what waters are open to fishing, what
the seasons are and any late-breaking closures. Some rivers, such as
the Madison, Firehole and Gibbon
River can be closed to all fishing during the summer due to warm
Float fishing (including the use of float tubes) is, with but few exceptions,
not allowed anywhere in Yellowstone National Park. Special approval for
float fishing may be obtained from the park service, although such waivers
are very difficult to get.
fishing in Yellowstone Lake, anglers
may end up catching some lake trout. Any lake trout that are caught must
be killed immediately.
Also, anyone over the age of 12 who plans on fishing in Yellowstone
National Park needs to obtain a park fishing permit. Permits can be bought
that are either good for 10 days or for an entire summer. If your fishing
will take you into Montana (such as fishing the Madison or Gallatin),
you will also need a state fishing license, too.
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