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Wyoming Fishing Areas

Angling Destinations Weather Fish Species
June 13 2024


Wyoming Fishing Areas


Wyoming is a premier destination for anglers, offering a variety of fishing experiences across its scenic landscape. Popular angling destinations in the state include the Snake River, Green River, North Platte River, and Yellowstone National Park. Wyoming is home to a variety of fish species, including rainbow trout, brown trout, cutthroat trout, brook trout, lake trout, and grayling.

The best times of year to fish in Wyoming vary depending on the location and species of fish, but generally, late spring and early summer are excellent for stream fishing, while late summer and early fall are best for lake fishing. Average seasonal temperatures range from the low 50s to the mid-80s, depending on the location and time of year.

For bait and lures, anglers should consider using dry flies, nymphs, streamers, spinners, and spoons. Fishing regulations vary across Wyoming, so it's essential to check the current regulations before heading out.

Interesting fishing facts about Wyoming include the state's designation as the "Trout Capital of the World" and the fact that it's home to the largest natural hot springs in the world, the Grand Prismatic Spring. Additionally, Wyoming is one of the few states in the country where anglers can legally keep a trophy-sized fish if they choose to do so. Overall, Wyoming is a must-visit destination for anglers seeking thrilling outdoor experiences in a picturesque setting.

Location State Fish Habitat
Alcova Reservoir
Wyoming Brown Trout, Cutthroat Trout, Kokanee
Alsop Lake
Wyoming Cutthroat Trout, Rainbow Trout
Astoria Boating Site
Wyoming
Big Creek Lake(Lower)
Wyoming Arctic Grayling, Kokanee, Lake Trout
Big Creek Lake(Upper)
Wyoming Brown Trout, Arctic Grayling, Lake Trout
Big Creek Lakes Day Use Area
Wyoming
Big Horn Lake
Wyoming Black Bullhead, Black Crappie, Brown Trout
Big Sandy Reservoir
Wyoming Brown Trout, Burbot (Ling), Channel Catfish
Blackhills Power And Light Reservoir
Wyoming Brook Trout, Brown Trout, Channel Catfish
Boulder Lake
Wyoming Rainbow Trout
Boysen Reservoir
Wyoming Black Bullhead, Black Crappie, Bluegill
Bridger Lake
Wyoming Rainbow Trout
Buffalo Bill Reservoir
Wyoming Brown Trout, Cutbow Trout, Cutthroat Trout
Burnt Lake
Wyoming Brook Trout, Lake Trout, Rainbow Trout
China Lake
Wyoming
Deadhorse
Wyoming
Dome Rock Reservoir
Wyoming Snake River Cutthroat
East Allen Lake
Wyoming Bonneville Cutthroat Trout, Rainbow Trout, Tiger Trout
Elbow Boating Site
Wyoming
Flaming Gorge Reservoir
Wyoming Brook Trout, Brown Trout, Burbot (Ling)
Fontenelle Reservoir
Wyoming Brook Trout, Brown Trout, Burbot (Ling)
Fremont Lake
Wyoming Brook Trout, Brown Trout, Cutthroat Trout
Gelatt Lake
Wyoming Brook Trout, Cutbow Trout, Cutthroat Trout
Glendo Reservoir
Wyoming Channel Catfish, Freshwater Drum, Grass Carp
Grayrocks Reservoir
Wyoming Black Crappie, Bluegill, Brown Trout
Guernsey Reservoir
Wyoming Channel Catfish, Yellow Perch, Walleye
Hawk Springs
Wyoming Black Crappie, Channel Catfish, Largemouth Bass
Healy Lake
Wyoming Brown Trout, Largemouth Bass, Splake
Henrys Fork River
Wyoming
High Savery Reservoir
Wyoming Brook Trout, Colorado River Cutthroat, Kokanee
Hog Park Reservoir
Wyoming Brook Trout, Brown Trout, Cutbow Trout
Hoop Lake
Wyoming
Jade Lakes
Wyoming Lake Trout, Snake River Cutthroat
Jenny Lake
Wyoming Brook Trout, Lake Trout, Mountain Whitefish
Keyhole Reservoir
Wyoming Black Crappie, Channel Catfish, Freshwater Drum
Lak Reservoir
Wyoming Brown Trout, Green Sunfish, Largemouth Bass
Lake Absarraca
Wyoming Black Crappie, Bluegill, Brown Trout
Lake Alice
Wyoming Bonneville Cutthroat Trout
Lake Cameahwait (Bass Lake)
Wyoming Black Crappie, Bluegill, Burbot (Ling)
Lake Desmet
Wyoming Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, Rock Bass
Lake Hattie
Wyoming Brown Trout, Cutthroat Trout, Kokanee
Leazenby Lake
Wyoming Brook Trout, Rainbow Trout
Long Park Boat Launch Area
Wyoming
Lower North Crow Reservoir
Wyoming Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout
Marsh Lake
Wyoming
Meeboer Lake
Wyoming Rainbow Trout
Meeks Cabin
Wyoming
New Fork Lake
Wyoming Brook Trout, Kokanee, Lake Trout
Newton Lakes
Wyoming Black Crappie, Bluegill, Brook Trout
Ocean Lake
Wyoming Black Crappie, Bluegill, Burbot (Ling)
Pathfinder Reservoir
Wyoming Brown Trout, Cutbow Trout, Rainbow Trout
Pearl Lake
Wyoming Brook Trout, Cutthroat Trout, Arctic Grayling
Pilot Butte Reservoir
Wyoming Black Crappie, Burbot (Ling), Rainbow Trout
Pritchard Boating Site
Wyoming
Ring Lake
Wyoming Brown Trout, Burbot (Ling), Rainbow Trout
Rob Roy Reservoir
Wyoming Brook Trout, Brown Trout, Cutthroat Trout
Rock Lake
Wyoming Black Bullhead, Black Crappie, Channel Catfish
Saratoga Lake
Wyoming Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, Walleye
Seminoe Reservoir
Wyoming Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, Snake River Cutthroat
Sheridan Fairgrounds Pond
Wyoming Black Bullhead, Green Sunfish, Largemouth Bass
Sloans Lake
Wyoming Black Crappie, Bluegill, Brown Trout
Soda Lake
Wyoming Brook Trout, Brown Trout
Sodergreen Lake
Wyoming Rainbow Trout
Steamboat Lake
Wyoming Cutthroat Trout, Rainbow Trout
Sunshine Lake (Lower)
Wyoming Mountain Whitefish, Splake, Yellowstone Cutthroat
Sunshine Reservoir (Upper)
Wyoming Mountain Whitefish, Yellowstone Cutthroat
Tie Hack Reservoir
Wyoming Brook Trout, Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout
Toltec Reservoir
Wyoming Brook Trout, Rainbow Trout
Tongue River Fishing East
Wyoming
Tongue River Fishing Site
Wyoming
Tongue River Fishing West
Wyoming
Torrey Lake
Wyoming Brown Trout, Burbot (Ling), Lake Trout
Trail Lake
Wyoming Brook Trout, Brown Trout, Burbot (Ling)
Turner Creek Reservoir
Wyoming Green Sunfish, Largemouth Bass, Rainbow Trout
Upper North Crow Reservoir
Wyoming Arctic Grayling, Rainbow Trout, Splake
Upper Paintrock Fishing Site
Wyoming
Veterans Cove Fishing Site
Wyoming
Wheatland Reservoir #1
Wyoming Channel Catfish, Smallmouth Bass, Walleye
Wheatland Reservoir #3
Wyoming Brown Trout, Common Carp, Cutthroat Trout
Yellowstone Lake
Wyoming Lake Trout, Yellowstone Cutthroat

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