Wet a Line in Yosemite

In Fishing, Things to do

Releasing a small rainbow in the Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne. Photo by Volker Neumann.

Many visitors to Yosemite look at the nearly dry waterfalls and slow flowing rivers of late summer and think what a shame it is to have missed the grand floods of spring. Not fly fishermen though, for us late summer and fall is the perfect time to go fishing.

Almost every body of water in Yosemite holds fish, even some you wouldn’t expect thanks to vigorous plantings during the early 20th century. All you really need to catch fish is a California Fishing License, a pole, some kind of bait and some idea of what you’re doing.

For more information on where to fish, licenses and lots of helpful information check out our Fishing In and Around Yosemite page.

And in case you’re wondering, terrestrials (hoppers and ants especially parachutes) seem to be working pretty good right now.

You may also read!

Glacier Point Sunrise

Glacier Point Road Reopens Today!

The Glacier Point Road will reopen today, Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 8 am. The Glacier Point Road has

Read More...
Frost, Robbins, Pratt and Chouinard after the first ascent of North America Wall. Photo by Tom Frost

Tom Frost

It is with great sadness that I report the passing of Yosemite climbing legend and one of my personal

Read More...
Norsigian Ansel Adams Yosemite Valley

Yosemite Valley Reopening Today at 9:00AM

Although the Ferguson Fire is still burning in the park, Yosemite Valley will reopen at 9:00AM on August 14, 2018. Access to

Read More...

Mobile Sliding Menu