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Fishing in Yosemite | National Park Reservations

Fishing Yosemite doesn't get much better than along the Lyell Fork of the Tuolumne River, running through scenic Lyell Canyon, near Tuolumne Meadows. You can start Fishing Yosemite as soon as the snow melts, usually in mid-June and keep coming back until the end of the season. Fishing Yosemite is a dream for many because of the spectacular scenery and the abundant wildlife. For fly fishermen the Lyell Fork offers miles and miles of meandering river bordered by fields of lush meadow. Although the John Muir Trail leads straight up the canyon along the Lyell Fork, most of the hikers are bent on covering miles, not lingering to try their luck fishing Yosemite.

For Fishing Yosemite on the Lyell Fork in mid-summer I took nothing but nymphs and flies. You certainly could work the pools with a light spin casting rig, but it's such an ideal fly fishing location that it seems a shame to do anything else.

Fishing in Yosemite and the Southern Sierra - Tenaya Lodge

  1. Can I fish in the Merced?
  2. Chris Asks: Where’s Good Fishing in Yosemite This Time of Year
  3. Fly Fishing in and Around the Valley
  4. Big Fish Close To Yosemite
  5. Heading Out on the John Muir Trail? Don’t forget the fishing pole

Fishing Near Yosemite | Hotel Charlotte

The Merced River is populated with rainbow and brown trout which are difficult to catch. Fishing Yosemite along the valley portion of the Merced River can be productive for skilled anglers early in the season before the peak of the snow melt and then again later in the season, especially in the autumn when the crowds have fallen off. Merced River fish along the length of the valley are shy and skittish, feeding mostly at night and taking cover under logs and overhanging banks during the day.

The Merced River is populated with rainbow and brown trout which are difficult to catch. Fishing Yosemite along the valley portion of the Merced River can be productive for skilled anglers early in the season before the peak of the snow melt and then again later in the season, especially in the autumn when the crowds have fallen off. Merced River fish along the length of the valley are shy and skittish, feeding mostly at night and taking cover under logs and overhanging banks during the day.