Jackson Hole Tributaries Report

Jackson Hole Tributaries:  Pacific Creek, the Buffalo, Gros Ventre, and Hoback Rivers

Rainbow Trout Fishing Jackson Hole Tributaries

Jackson Hole Tribs

The Snake is fed by several tributaries that are much smaller and more wade fishing friendly than the main Snake River. All the tributaries provide great fishing opportunities and allows the angler to get out in the Forest on their own and enjoy the great scenery and peace and quiet of our valley has to offer.

Some of the best fishing in the Jackson Hole valley is in the smaller creeks and rivers that feed the Snake River. The public access is virtually unlimited.

Pacific Creek, the Buffalo, Gros Ventre, and Hoback Rivers are the main tributaries to the Snake. Fishing any of these creeks with medium sized (#8-#16) attractor patterns will get the fish’s attention.


Gros Ventre Water Levels


July 16th, 2010

The Hoback River is fishing very well and is extremely clear. Salmon Flies and Golden Stones have seemed to be the ticket, but that’s definitely not all they are eating. A variety of sizes in Parachute Adams or a smaller Fat Albert might be something to drop behind a salmon fly or golden stone pattern. Another good idea might be to have some...... read more