Lower Shoshone River Fly Fishing

The 14th most popular fly fishing river in Wyoming.

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Near Cody, the Shoshone River is known for its fly fishing opportunties. The tailwater fishery is known for its wild rainbow trout, brown trout and cutthroat trout.

The Shoshone fishes great year round, but fishes even better October through May. The Lower Shoshone River runs about 50 miles from the dam down to the confluence with the Bighorn River at Yellowtail Reservoir near Lovell. The best part of the Shoshone River fishery flows through the town of Cody.

Overall, Lower Shoshone River is the 14th most popular fly fishing river of all 28 fly fishing spots in Wyoming. Several of the better fly fishing rivers are nearby Lower Shoshone River including Bighorn River, Clarks Fork of Yellowstone River, Greybull River and Wood River.


Local Contact(s):  Wyoming Tourism (307) 777-7777; North Fork Anglers (307) 527-7274.

Recommended Book:  "Fly Fishing the Rocky Mountain Backcountry" from Rich Osthoff

Reference Source:  click here http://www.northforkanglers.com/

GPS:  44.510677, -109.148848

Date Published:  12/24/2015

Date Updated:  7/1/2016

ID:  21693


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