Best Wyoming Fly Fishing Rivers

Wyoming has 28 fly fish spots.

  March 1, 2019

Located in the US, the fly fishing in Wyoming offers over twenty awesome fly fishing destinations. The best Wyoming fly fishing based on popularity are considered to be North Platte River - Miracle Mile, Middle Fork Of The Powder River, Clarks Fork of Yellowstone River, Wind River Range, and Greybull River. For a detailed fly fishing river description and printable river access map, just select a Wyoming fly fishing river or stream below.



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FEATURED:  North Platte River - Miracle Mile

  Casper, Wyoming

  January 31, 2019

Southwest of Casper and northeast of Rawlins, the Miracle Mile section of the North Platte River belo Seminoe Dam is very popular with fly fishermen. The North Platte River follows a 150 mile winding route through canyons and valleys. Above Seminoe Reservoir, the North Platte is a freestone river that comes down from the headwaters in northern Colorado.


FEATURED:  Encampment River

  Encampment, Wyoming

  March 23, 2018

West of Cheyenne and south of Saratoga, the Encampment River is known for great fly fishing. The Encampment River is a classic western freestone stream that is a blue-ribbon fishery. Access is provided by the parallel Encampment River Trail, which starts at Encampment River Campground.


FEATURED:  Wind River Range

  Wyoming

  July 7, 2016

Southeast of Jackson near Pinedale, the Wind River Range gives birth to numerous fly fishing havens. From hundreds of alpine lakes to mountain streams and rivers, this place is too large to fish in a lifetime. Make sure to explore the Green River, the Wind River, the Bighorn River.


FEATURED:  North Fork Shoshone River

  Wyoming

  August 1, 2016

Near Cody, the North Fork Shoshone River is known for its fly fishing opportunties. The river is known for its wild rainbow trout, brown trout and cutthroat trout. The North Fork is known as one of the top ten freestone rivers in the Rockies.


FEATURED:  Bechler River

  Yellowstone, Wyoming

  June 29, 2016

North of Jackson in Yellowstone National Park, the Bechler River flows through the southwest corner of the park and is known to be plentiful with cutthroat trout and rainbow trout. The Bechler River is exceptional for fly fishing. There is also plenty of big wildlife including grizzly, moose, trumpeter swan and black bear.


FEATURED:  Green River

  Wyoming

  September 14, 2018

Starting northeast of Pinedale, the upper headwaters of the Green River in the Wind River mountains provides challenging fly fishing for rainbow trout and cutthroat trout. Another section worth exploring is below Fontenelle Reservoir dam where large brown trout hang out.


FEATURED:  Slough Creek

  Yellowstone, Wyoming

  June 30, 2016

With its headwaters in the Beartooth-Absaroka Wilderness of Montana, a beautiful 25 mile stretch of Slough Creek flows through Yellowstone in steep canyons and open meadows before reaching the Lamar River confluence. This is a big cutthroat fly fishing area and you can expect to find them up to 16 inches.


FEATURED:  Big Creek

  Encampment, Wyoming

  March 23, 2018

West of Cheyenne and southeast of Saratoga in the Upper North Platte River valley, the Big Creek is known for great fly fishing. The Big Creek offers diverse fishing from high gradient pocket water in the mountains down to meandering meadow stream like flow.


FEATURED:  Lower Shoshone River

  Cody, Wyoming

  July 1, 2016

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.


FEATURED:  Hog Park Creek

  Encampment, Wyoming

  July 8, 2016

Southwest of Laramie and south of Encampment in the Upper North Platte River valley, the Hog Park Creek is known for great fly fishing. Starting along the Continental Divide, the Hog Park Creek is a mountain stream that slow meanders east across a meadow and through Hog Park Dam on its way to join the Encampment River.