Where are the Fish Biting in Wyoming – May 31st, 2017
Summertime is just about here and with the weather starting to heat up, so is the fishing across much of Wyoming! Fishing conditions should continue to improve as we expect summer-like temperatures statewide all the way through the weekend.
Free fishing day is this Saturday, so there is no excuse not to grab a fishing pole and head out to your favorite fishing spot and don't forget to take the kids!!
But the real question is - where to go? Should you head to the lake or hit the river? Of course there is also what to use to entice the fish to bite?
Let's take a look and see what the first weekend in June has in store for us.
|Lake||What's Biting||What To Use||Status|
|Alcova||Trout||Worms, Powerbait||FAIR to GOOD|
|Walleye||Jigs, Minnows, Worms,|
|Pathfinder||Trout||Worms, Minnows||FAIR to GOOD|
|Walleye||Jigs, Minnows, Leeches|
|Glendo||Walleye||Jigs with Minnows or Leeches||GOOD|
|Seminoe||Walleye||Jigs with Minnows or Leeches||FAIR|
|Boysen||Walleye||Jigs with Minnows or Leeches||GOOD|
|Greyrocks||Walleye||Spoons, Jigs with||FAIR|
|Minnows or Leeches|
|River||What's Biting||What To Use||Flow / Status|
|Gray Reef||Trout||San Juans, Leeches, Midges||3000 CFS||Clear|
|Brown and Olive Buggers||VERY GOOD|
|Scuds, Sculpin, Rockworms|
|Trappers Route||Trout||San Juans, Leeches||3000 CFS||Muddy|
|Eggs, Scuds, Sculpins||POOR|
|Miracle Mile||Trout||Leeches, Buggers, San Juans, Scuds||3200 CFS||Clear|
|Eggs, BWO's, Rockworms||FAIR to GOOD|
|Red and Black Midges|
|Sechrist||Trout||San Juans, Scuds, Eggs||3000 CFS||Muddy|
|Rockworms and Leeches||POOR|
|Cardwell||Trout||Rockworms, Scuds, Buggers||700 CFS|
|Copper Johns, Midges||FAIR to GOOD|
|Wind River||Trout||Buggers, Sculpins||2200 CFS||Clear|
|Midges, Copper Johns,||GOOD|
|Pheasant Tails and San Juans|
|Glenrock - Pwr Plant||Catfish||Nightcrawlers, Cutbait||2800 CFS||Off Color|
Whether your passion is angling with a traditional spin gear or if you prefer the art and beauty of fly fishing you will want to set aside the honey-do's and make a trip to wet a line at one of the amazing fisheries right here in our own backyard.
For more information on where to fish in and around Central Wyoming, be sure to check out the Wyoming Game and Fish website.