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Guide to fishing for black crappie, white crappie, walleye, bluegill and yellow perch at Ocean Lake in Wyoming.

Ocean Lake, WY

Facilities are somewhat limited at Ocean Lake in the central part of the state, at Kinnear, WY. However for those who don't mind roughing it a bit, the rewards can be significant. Ocean Lake is a 6,000-acre lake with over 16 miles of shoreline. It is surrounded by rocky mountains and farmlands. Fishing can be good for crappie, walleye, bluegill and perch. Ice fishing can also be good with large population of walleye.

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Situated in central Wyoming, Ocean Lake offers a unique fishing experience for enthusiasts in search of a serene angling adventure. Despite its name, Ocean Lake is actually a freshwater lake known for its exceptional fishing opportunities. Anglers flock to this picturesque lake for its diverse fish species, including rainbow trout, cutthroat trout, brown trout, and largemouth bass. The lake's fertile waters provide a thriving habitat for these species, promising exciting catches and memorable fishing experiences.

Ocean Lake, with its exceptional fishing opportunities, non-motorized boating experiences, and picturesque camping sites, presents an idyllic retreat for outdoor enthusiasts in Wyoming. Whether you're an avid angler, a boating enthusiast, or simply seeking solace in nature, Ocean Lake offers a tranquil escape. Its diverse fish species, calm waters, and scenic surroundings combine to create an unforgettable outdoor experience that will leave visitors with cherished memories of Wyoming's natural splendor.

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Primary fish species residing in Ocean Lake

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Black crappie White crappie Walleye Bluegill Yellow Perch

Ocean Lake Amenities

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

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While boating is permitted on Ocean Lake, it is limited to non-motorized watercraft, preserving the tranquility of the environment. This restriction allows visitors to fully immerse themselves in the peacefulness of the lake. Canoeing, kayaking, and paddleboarding are popular activities, enabling individuals to explore the calm waters and appreciate the stunning views that surround Ocean Lake.

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Long Point Road Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southwest corner of the lake, off Long Point Road, this is a one-lane, earthen ramp with gravel parking.

Ocean View Drive Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northwest section of the lake, off Ocean View Drive, this is a one-lane, gravel ramp with gravel parking.

Walleye Road Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northeast section of the lake, off Walleye Road, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.

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For those seeking a longer stay, Ocean Lake offers camping facilities that allow visitors to embrace the natural beauty of the area. Several campgrounds are available, providing both primitive and developed camping options. Campers can wake up to the sounds of nature, enjoy lakeside picnics, and relax around a campfire in the evenings, creating cherished memories of their time spent in this serene environment.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Ocean Lake Camping - 307 777-4600

Wind River RV Park - 307 857-3000

Ocean Lake WY Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Ocean Lake
Wyoming Game & Fish
307 777-4600


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