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Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, sauger, rainbow trout, brook trout, brown trout, green sunfish, pumpkinseed sunfish and yellow perch at Bighorn Lake in Wyoming.
Bighorn Lake, WY

Steep cliff walls surround the better part of Bighorn Lake, a 5,500-acre lake in the northwest part of the state, at Kane. Twisting and turning along the Bighorn River bed, the lake boasts nearly 40 miles of shoreline in Wyoming. This expansive fishery is home to both warm-water and cold-water fish species, giving anglers plenty of choices. Bass, catfish, crappie, walleye, trout, sunfish and perch all thrive here in good numbers, and generally grow to healthy sizes. Horseshoe Bend Marina, located at the north end of the primary lake, offers typical marina services, supplies and rentals. There are plenty of places to fish from the bank, particularly on the western shores. Ice fishing in winter is a tradition here.

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Primary fish species residing in Bighorn Lake

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Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Channel catfish Black crappie White Crappie Walleye Sauger Rainbow Trout Brook Trout Brown trout Green Sunfish Pumpkinseed Sunfish Yellow Perch

Bighorn Lake Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES (paddle boats)
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: NEARBY
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: YES

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Horseshoe Bend Campgrounds - 406 666-2412

Lovell Camper Park - 307 548-6551

Bighorn Lake WY Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Bighorn Lake
Horseshoe Bend Campgrounds
Off County Rd 37
Lovell, WY 82431
406 666-2412

 

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