Apr 20, 2017
Carl Pelletier

Yellowstone Invites Anglers to Annual Spring Meeting

6:30pm on Wednesday, April 26 at the Wort Hotel.

Yellowstone National Park staff will travel to Jackson to talk with anglers and other interested individuals about the ongoing efforts to restore native fish species, the threat of aquatic invasive species and the park's fishing regulations.

 

The general public, local fly shop employees, and fishing guides are encouraged to attend this outreach meeting.  

 

The meeting will begin at 6:30pm with a brief presentation on native fish restoration projects including a plan to create a native fish refuge in the upper Gibbon River as well as Grebe and Wolf Lakes.   A discussion on angling regulations and a question and answer session will follow the presentation.  

 

Fishing season in Yellowstone opens Saturday, May 27.  Information on fishing regulations, fisheries science, and fish conservation in Yellowstone is available at http://go.nps.gov/fish

 

For additional information contact Morgan Warthin at 307-344-2015 or YELL_Public_Affairs@nps.gov

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