Fishing & HuntingFishing

When it comes to fishing in the Bighorn region, it can best be described as one of those “still unknowns” with a diversity of blue-ribbon water in just about every direction.

Ice & troll fisherman are going to love Lake DeSmet, while fly and spin fisherman are going to have a ball in Tongue River Canyon. Explore some of the resources below, and we’ll see you on the water during your next visit!

Wyoming Fishing Guide

Produced by the Wyoming Game & Fish Department, the Wyoming Fishing Guide is a valuable resource for familiarizing yourself with Wyoming’s waters, rules & regulations, species, and much more.

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Walk-in Fishing Areas

A Walk-in Area (WIA) is a tract of private land or inaccessible public land on which the Wyoming Game and Fish Department has leased rights for public fishing enjoyment. Public access to a Walk-in Area is limited to fishing only during the time period and only for the specific species agreed upon by the landowner and the Department. more

Forms & Applications

Wyoming Game & Fish has provided easy access to all related forms and documentation pertaining to fishing, boating & utilizing Wyoming’s waters. more

Sheridan Angler Newsletter

The latest information on conditions, regulations and more pertaining specifically to Sheridan and the northeast Wyoming region. more

Fly Shops & Guides

We’ve got the waters and the experts to guide you, so while you’re making your plans to visit Sheridan be sure to include an expert on your adventure!

Fly Shop of The Bighorns

334 N. Main Street
(307) 672-5866

Guided fly fishing vacations

Angling Destinations

P.O. Box 845
(800) 211-8530

Fly and light tackle fishing vacations tailored to challenge your imagination.

Rangeland Hunting Adventure

394 Beaver Creek Road
(307) 672-6717

Mountain trail rides, fishing, hunting, camping and lodging.

  • Lakes & Streams

    Bighorn Lake Immerse yourself in the relaxing, picturesque, peaceful surroundings of Bighorn Lake, located roughly… more

  • Fishing Report

    North Tongue, South Tongue, Most all smaller creeks The mountain streams are all fishing great.… more

  • Hunting

    The Sheridan and Bighorn National Forest region boasts an abundance of diverse wildlife, enticing hunters… more

  • Maps

    Interactive Map Explore the Sheridan region in more detail with our interactive activities map. Customize… more

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