Details On & Off the Mountain
Species –Trout: Brook, Brown, Cutthroat, Rainbow, Lake, Golden Other: Grayling, Splake, Whitefish, Tiger Muskie, Bass, Walleye, Perch
Licenses – 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.
Forest Service: 307-684-7806
The Sports Lure: 307-684-7682
Hit these places for maps, locations, gear and tips.
Clear Creek – 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.
Mosier Gulch – 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.
Buffalo Wildlife Habitat Pond
Located E of Hart St, off Stockyard Rd
Offers great bass fishing for all ages.
VA Hospital – 2 mi West on Hwy 16
Offers public access to their pond, with additional access to Clear Creek. Great for kids!
Muddy Guard 1&2 – 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.
Healy Reservoir – 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.
Lake DeSmet – 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.