Backcountry Fly Fishing
August 15 - 18
Lamar Buffalo Ranch
Lou, Mark, and Ron Amendola
Fly Fishing, Outdoor Recreation
This is the traditional backcountry trip for you hearty souls interested in hiking the distance necessary to experience fishing the waters in Yellowstone where few go. This seminar is for you, if you are an experienced angler. If this is your first time in Yellowstone or you are a seasoned Park angler and would like to fish the backcountry with a group, this is your opportunity!
You will spend three days fishing different waters within the Northeast Region of the Park. Your round-trip hikes each day will include up to twelve miles with a 2000-foot elevation gain to three different locations. The surrounding beauty and the fishing opportunities in the backcountry of Yellowstone are often worth every step needed to get there as you travel to some of the iconic waters that Yellowstone offers. Please make sure you are up for the challenge!
We’re excited about this course, and we hope that you are too! As a group, all of you will have the opportunity to share your knowledge and experiences while fishing some of the most beautiful trout waters this country has to offer. You will be among the wildlife and scenery of Yellowstone National Park as you anticipate a cutthroat or grayling strike.
This seminar will require physical conditioning, so get started preparing early and come join us as you explore the backcountry of Yellowstone National Park. Please note that you will need to provide your own rod, reel, flies, and other necessary equipment. We will provide you a full list of recommended equipment after your registration.
About the instructor
The Amendola brothers have been fly fishing Yellowstone National Park for over twenty years. Since 2019, they have spent months each summer working and fly fishing out of the Lamar Buffalo Ranch. They have logged countless hours fishing the waters of the Northeast Region and other locations within the Park. Ron coaches wrestling and is a retired aerospace project manager, Mark is a retired hospital director of physical therapy and therapist to professional and Olympic athletes while Lou is a retired dentist and dental director. Their desire is to share with others the privilege that is fly fishing Yellowstone National Park.
"The leaders were amazing. Ron, Mark and Lou all were just great. Very knowledgeable, friendly and encouraging." - Daniel, ID
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