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Guided Fishing/Sightseeing Charter Boats

GUIDED FISHING/SIGHTSEEING CHARTERS

To fish or not to fish?  The choice is yours!

Yellowstone Lake is home to gorgeous native Cutthroat Trout and non-native Lake Trout.  Your experienced Captain provides the gear and takes you to places with the best potential for catching fish.  If you desire sightseeing only, this is the best way to get further into the remote areas of Yellowstone in a short time frame.   Charter guide boats are available throughout the day with a minimum of a 2-hour trip required.  Anyone 16 years of age or older on the boat that desires to fish will need to purchase a Yellowstone-specific fishing license.

Departure Location

Bridge Bay Marina (GPS 44.533434,-110.4400397)

Rental Length Availability

Advanced Reservation: 2 hours, 4.5 hours, 7 hours, 9.5 hours, 12 hours
Short notice reservations made at a Xanterra activity desk: Subject to availability, custom lengths from 2-12 hours.

General Information

  • Boat Capacity: 1-5 people from your party only. The maximum capacity is 5 people, regardless of age.  This is a Coast Guard regulation and there are no exceptions.
  • Advanced reservations are strongly encouraged. No overnight rentals are available. No pets allowed. Fishing permit fees are not included and can be purchased at any Visitor Center, Backcountry Office, Yellowstone General Store, or at the Bridge Bay Marina.

Rental Rate Includes:

  • Experienced fishing and/or tour guide
  • Fishing gear (rods and tackle). Conditions permitting up to 3 people may fish at one time. Fishing may consist of casting and/or trolling with or without downriggers depending on conditions and guide discretion. Trolling is often conducted with 1 or 2 lines depending on conditions.
  • Life jackets for each person
  • Gas
  • Fish cleaning upon request

Not Included in the Rental Rate:

  • National Park Service Yellowstone Fishing Permit (per angler):
    • 3 day:             $40
    • 7 day:             $55
    • Annual:          $75
    • Children 15 years or younger can fish for free
  • Further Information regarding fishing in Yellowstone can be found at https://www.nps.gov/yell/planyourvisit/fishing.htm.   (NPS website)
2022 Dates & Rates
Guided Fishing/Sightseeing Charter Boat Tour – 22′ Grady White
Operating DatesDays of the WeekHours AvailableRate per 2 hour block*
6/10/22 – 8/8/22Daily7:45am – 8:00pm (Last departure at 5:45 p.m.) $220
8/9/22 – 9/11/22 Daily8:45am – 6:30pm (Last departure at 4:15 p.m.) $220
 
*Minimum 2 hour rental.

Please note, Guided Fishing/Sightseeing Charter Boats are not bookable online. Please contact Central Reservations at 307-344-7311 between the hours of 7am and 7pm Mountain time, 7 days a week, to book a reservation.