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Autumn in Yellowstone: Fewer People, Bigger Trout

Autumn in Yellowstone: Fewer People, Bigger Trout

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Autumn, when the grizzly bears are adding fat for the winter and the weather is especially unpredictable, is not generally thought of as the best season for exploring Yellowstone National Park. But fall offers some of the year’s best fishing, with relatively few anglers.

Gone are the “bison jams,” half-mile-long lines at Park entrances, and also most of the tourists. But hatches, native cutthroat and other trout, scenic vistas, and spacious public lands remain. Fall in Yellowstone begins in earnest after Labor Day, when, by some fly shop estimates, about 80 percent of Yellowstone’s tourists are there to fish. Some of the Park’s most exciting fishing...

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