....................... ......Fly Fishing Yellowstone National Park
New Gallatin River "Perfect Fly" Stream Section
Please check out our "Perfect Fly" website stream section which now includes the Gallatin River inside Yellowstone National Park. This section covers just about everything you need to know to fish the popular Gallatin River. It is one of the coldest streams in the park and probably won't be in good condition until the middle of June and possibly the first of July. We thought you would be interested in reading about it and seeing the many images of the stream.
It is one of our favorite small streams because it is full of trout, easily accessed and easy to wade. It is a perfect picture of a small dry fly stream. Although the fish in the park section of the river generally run on the small side, we have caught some that are sixteen inches in length. Most of the trout range from about ten to twelve inches with plenty of them around fourteen inches. The upper part of the river's species consist mainly of cutthroats, cutbows and rainbows. There are a few browns in the park.
If you visit Yellowstone National Park to fly fish this season, don't overlook the Gallatin River. It usually has only one problem. It can become crowded along the highway, but in essence, that is a good problem because it indicates the great fishing that's available. The Gallatin River.