Our “Grand Slam” Fly Fishing Trip will have you casting to four different species of wild, Yosemite trout during one action packed day. Brook Trout, Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout and the ever elusive Golden Trout will be your quarry for this exciting day of back country fly fishing. The Golden Trout is considered by most anglers to be the most beautiful and sought after trout every pursued with a fly rod. This rare beauty only calls a handful of lakes and rivers home in all of Yosemite National Park. Your private guide will take you to the best fly fishing locations inside Yosemite; therefore, giving you the best possible chance to hook into all four of these amazing trout for a four species, grand slam day. Time to get away from all the chaos of the valley and hike a few unforgettable miles in Yosemite's backcountry, as you attempt to catch your very own, Yosemite Grand Slam.
Adventure times: 7:30am to 4:30pm
What's Included In The Cost Of The Trip: Professional fly fishing guide, transportation(as stated in Itinerary), fly fishing gear(Fly fishing rods and reels, fly fishing supplies, all flies and waders) and any trip planning help you need from our professional adventure coordinators.
What You Need To Bring: Completed trip registration forms, park admission or your park pass if you already have one, California fishing license, snacks and water(at least 32oz), comfortable footwear and extra socks, personal clothing(Neutral colored, layered clothing; including wind/rain jacket) and a camera.
Meals: A custom ordered backpackers lunch is provide for all guests that book our Golden Trout fly fishing trip. We do advise guests to bring extra snacks just in case.
Preparation: Expect to hike and/or fly fish on rugged terrain. This is where preparation and training is very important so you can maximize the enjoyment and success of your trip. We recommend doing some cardio exercises at least a few times a week prior to your trip so your body will be ready to take on the task at hand.
No Fly Fishing Experience Needed ~ Amount of Hiking: 4 to 10 miles
Your private guide will pick you up at 7:30am from any lodge along Highway 120 or at one of our pre-determined meeting locations.
Once they figure out what kind of trip you're looking for and what your goals and desires are for your trip, you will head to your fly fishing location inside Yosemite National Park.
Your guide will provide your custom backpackers lunch when you decide it's time to eat.
Your guide will drop you back off at your pick up location by 4:30pm.
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All of our professional fly fishing guides are certified in First Aid and CPR. They carry first aid kits, maps, water filters, emergency GPS locators, cell phones and Yosemite National Park guiding permits.
Gratuity for guides is not included in your trip price; for outstanding service, a 15-20% tip is encouraged.
Yosemite Fly Fishing Guide is a subsidiary of Yosemite Family Adventures, LLC and they are licensed, insured and bonded for guiding in the state of California. YFFG operates under a Special Use Permit for Yosemite National Park and the Stanislaus National Forest.