Fishing & the River

The Henry’s Fork watershed encompasses two million acres and over 3,000 miles of rivers, streams and canals in eastern Idaho and western Wyoming. This rich expanse supports healthy populations of fish and wildlife, including several threatened and endangered species, as well as a wide range of high-quality recreational experiences.

The Henry's Fork area offers a high-quality recreational experience, with some of the finest trout fishing in the entire United States. Visit these pages throughout the summer to keep up to date on river conditions and the best fishing spots.

 

Fishing Reports
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The fishing report is published weekly; check for updates regularly.

Or click here to use our online hatch chart to determine what insects the trout may be feeding on at any given time and place.

Waterflow Reports
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Streamflow data for major sections of the Henry's Fork provided by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

Water levels for major storage reservoirs in the Upper Snake River Basin provided by U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation.

Map & Local Services Read more...

Find everything you need when visiting the Henry’s Fork; from local flyshops, places to stock up on fishing gear, guides, lodging and even good spots to fish.

Invasive Species Read more...

You can help protect the Henry's Fork from invasive species. Find out if you need an invasive species sticker for your boat.

History & Legends Read more...

Some of the greatest fly fishermen to ever apply their craft have looked to the Henry’s Fork waters to test their skills. What has set a few apart is their ability to kindle the imagination of fisherman everywhere.

Henry's Fork Gallery
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Check out the photos of local wildlife, insect hatches or exceptional fish submitted by foundation members. All pictures feature local scenes.

Wild Trout Read more...

The Henry’s Fork River is predominantly a wild trout fishery and has been managed as a wild trout (i.e., no stocking) fishery by the Idaho Department of Fish and Game since 1978.