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Fly Fishing Buffalo Wyoming

Fishing Close to Town

Buffalo and Johnson County serves as a basecamp for anglers of all techniques. We’ve complied a list of fishing opportunities in and around the town of Buffalo. We hope to see you out there!

Trout: Brook, Brown, Cutthroat, Rainbow, Lake, Golden
Other: Grayling, Splake, Whitefish,  Tiger Muskie, Bass, Walleye, Perch

Purchase your fishing license and conservation stamp at the Sports Lure, downtown Buffalo. They’ll also give you  tips on the best places to fish and what they’re biting on. 

BLM: 307-684-1100
Forest Service: 307-684-7806
The Sports Lure: 307-684-7682
Hit these places for maps, locations, gear and tips.


Winds through Town
Several miles of the Clear Creek Trail System winds along this gem. Offers easy access to great fishing & beautiful views. Get a trail system map at the Buffalo Chamber.

5 mi West on Hwy 16
Popular hiking and fishing area. Offers parking areas, picnic tables, pedestal fire grates, and a vault toilet. Connects to Clear Creek Trail System.

Located E of Hart St, off Stockyard Rd
Offers great bass fishing for all ages.

2 mi West on Hwy 16
Offers public access to their pond, with additional access to Clear Creek. Great for kids!

16 mi S on Hwy 87, Crazy Woman Canyon Rd & Muddy Creek Rd
Easily accessible reservoirs, with good parking, exceptional scenery and great fishing. Call the BLM for more info.

E on Hwy 16
Easily accessible with good parking and great views. Fish for yellow perch, largemouth bass and even tiger muskie. Open to ice fishing throughout the winter season.

7 mi N on I-90W
Hook up the boat and camper and head out for a weekend of swimming, fishing and camping. Offers sensational trout, walleye, perch and bass fishing, 2 boat ramps and docks, swim beaches and electrical hook-up camping complete with pads and vault toilets. One of the most enjoyed lakes in Northeast Wyoming.

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