Flat Creek in the Elk Refuge is now open for fishing. Photo: Nick Sulzer // Buckrail

JACKSON, Wyo. — Nowlin Creek and Lower Flat Creek, in the National Elk Refuge are opening for fishing as of yesterday Aug. 1, through Oct. 31 between the posted boundaries.

These boundaries are from the posted southern boundary upstream to the McBride Bridge on Flat Creek Road and up Nowlin Creek from its confluence with Flat Creek to the Closed Area boundary sign.

A State of Wyoming fishing license is required when fishing Refuge waters. A conservation stamp is also required for resident and non-resident annual license holders. Holders of daily fishing licenses do not need a conservation stamp.

A Wyoming fishing license can be purchased through the Wyoming Game & Fish Department agency website.

Toby Koekkoek is a Community News Reporter, and a recent resident of Teton Valley. He enjoys writing about our region's community events and the movers and shakers that make up the culture of this unique mountain town. He enjoys deep powder, and deep thoughts, skateboarding, playing racquet sports, riding his bike, and nerding out on music. Toby also coaches freeride skiing for the Jackson Hole Ski Club and runs skateboard camps in the summer.