12 Wyoming Adventures Perfect for Fishing

Find time to clear your head and relax lakeside.

Is there anything better than spending a day next to an alpine lake, casting line after line, with nothing on your mind but the task at hand? It sure is one of our favorite ways to clear our heads and spend time appreciating the treasures of the outdoors. If this sounds good to you, you'll love exploring Wyoming. Nestled among the famous mountain ranges across the state, you'll find rivers and lakes that are perfect for anglers of all skill levels. Whether you want to backpack in and spend the night, bring your rod along on a quick day hike, or brave the winter weather for some ice fishing, Wyoming has something for everyone. Check out our list and start making your plans!

1. Backpack Paintbrush and Cascade Canyons


Photo: Rob Witt

2. Backpack and Fly Fish the Wind River Range


Photo: Allen Crater

3. Hike and Camp on Jackson Peak


Photo: Cole Buckhart

Fly Fish at Heart Lake


Photo: Corinne White

5. Stand Up Paddle Excursion in Yellowstone National Park


Photo: Sean Jansen

6. Fish the South Fork of the Shoshone River


Photo: Claire Winchester

7. Ice Fishing on Jackson Lake


Photo: Savannah Cummins

8. Hike to Slide Lake


Photo: Andrew Slaton

9. Backpack to Golden Jasper Lakes in the Beartooths


Photo: Hunter Day

10. Backpack to Elbow Lake in the Wind River Range


Photo: Paul Bourdon

11. Camp at Big Sandy Lake


Photo: Cole Buckhart

12. Explore Jenny Lake


Photo: Daniel Brittain


Cover photo: Hunter Day

Published: November 23, 2016

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