Falls River Fly Fishing

The 10th most popular fly fishing river in Idaho.

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Southwest of West Yellowstone and north of Ashton, the Falls River flows from the southwestern quadrant of Yellowstone National Park and merges with the Henrys Fork of the Snake River. There are numerous waterfalls in the upper sections. Prior to human intervention, there were no fish in the upper reaches. But now you can expect to find plentiful trout. The best section of the river is probably from Mountain Ash Creek to the NFS Cave Falls Campground. The Upper Falls River is worth exploring to from Beula Lake to Mountain Ash Creek.

Many fly fishermen hit both the river and its many tributaries and nearby lakes, including Robinson Creek, Mountain Ash Creek, Horseshoe Lake, Grassy Lake, Beula Lake and Hering Lake.

Overall, Falls River is the 10th most popular fly fishing river of all 17 fly fishing spots in Idaho.


Local Contact(s):  TNF (208) 624-3151; Idaho Tourism (800) 635-7820.

Recommended Book:  "Idaho Best Fishing Waters" from Wilderness Press

Base Camp:  NFS Cave Falls Campground; Lakeside Lodge

Luxury Loding:  Pines At Island Park (208) 455-9384

Breakfast Restaurant:  Lakeside Lodge Restaurant;

Reference Source:  click here http://www.fs.usda.gov/ctnf/

Article Source:   Best Falls River Fly Fishing Review https://www.myriverguide.com/?id=19924

GPS:  44.06181, -111.154261

Date Published:  1/3/2016

Date Updated:  8/16/2016

ID:  19924

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