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Guide to fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, green sunfish and pumpkinseed sunfish at Guernsey Reservoir in Wyoming.

Guernsey Reservoir, WY

Steep, rugged mountains surround Guernsey Reservoir, aka Guernsey Lake, limiting access to much of the shoreline from land. This 2,400-acre lake is situated in the east-central part of the state, and has more than 25 miles of shoreline.

Nestled in southeastern Wyoming, Guernsey Reservoir is a hidden gem for fishing enthusiasts seeking a rewarding angling experience. This picturesque reservoir, formed by the Guernsey Dam on the North Platte River, offers a tranquil setting amidst the scenic beauty of the area. Anglers are drawn to Guernsey Reservoir for its diverse fish species, including walleye, catfish, bass, and crappie. The reservoir's fertile waters provide a thriving habitat for these species, promising an exciting and fruitful fishing adventure for anglers of all skill levels.

Guernsey Reservoir, with its exceptional fishing opportunities, inviting boating experiences, and convenient camping sites, stands as an ideal destination for outdoor enthusiasts in Wyoming. Whether you're a passionate angler, a boating aficionado, or simply seeking solace in nature, Guernsey Reservoir offers a memorable retreat. Its diverse fish species, calm waters, and scenic surroundings create an unforgettable outdoor experience that will leave visitors with cherished memories of their time spent in this natural oasis.

Guernsey State Park on the east side of the lake, and Sandy Point Campground on the west side offer camping, RV hookups, parking and rest rooms. Boat launch ramps are nearby each camping area. There is plenty of places to fish from the bank, and a good variety of warm-water fish species to pursue. Bass, catfish and sunfish can all be caught from shore, or from a boat.

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Primary fish species residing in Guernsey Reservoir

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Largemouth bass Channel catfish Green Sunfish Pumpkinseed Sunfish

Guernsey Reservoir Amenities

Marina: NO
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: NEARBY
Convenience Store: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: NEARBY
Restaurant: NEARBY

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Guernsey Reservoir is not only a paradise for fishing but also a haven for boating enthusiasts. The expansive waters and calm currents make it an ideal destination for various water activities. Boaters can enjoy cruising, water skiing, and exploring the reservoir's nooks and crannies. The reservoir's boat ramps and marinas ensure convenient access for boaters, allowing them to fully embrace the joys of being out on the water in this serene and picturesque setting.

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Lake Shore Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southeast section of the lake, off Lake Side Drive, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with docks and gravel parking.

Long Canyon Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, on the north side of the lake, off Long Canyon Road, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.

Skyline Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, on the south side of the lake, off Skyline Drive, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.

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For those seeking an extended stay, Guernsey Reservoir offers camping facilities that allow visitors to fully immerse themselves in the natural beauty of the area. Campgrounds equipped with amenities such as picnic areas, fire pits, and restrooms provide a comfortable camping experience. Wake up to stunning sunrises over the reservoir, spend leisurely afternoons fishing or boating, and gather around a campfire in the evenings to share stories and make memories.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Guernsey State Park Campground - 307 836-2334

Sandy Point Campground, Guernsey State Park - 307 836-2334

Riverside RV Park - 307 575-0852

Guernsey Reservoir WY Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Guernsey Reservoir
Guernsey State Park
2187 Lake Side Dr
Guernsey, WY 82214
307 836-2334


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