Fish Flaming Gorge this fall

Fall is a great time to fish Flaming Gorge Reservoir

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Game and fish stocks local ponds with catchable catfish

Community fishing ponds in Rock Springs, Lyman and Diamondville have been stocked with channel catfish

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Green River resident lands first tagged lake trout in Buckboard Pup-ulation Control Contest

Buckboard Marina Photo: First tagged lake trout

Southwest Wyoming has a new ice fishing contest and the Buckboard Pup-ulation Control Contest has gotten off to a good start on Flaming Gorge Reservoir. 

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Game and Fish nets Fontenelle Reservoir

It is that time of the year again for fisheries biologists with the Green River Region of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department to net area reservoirs to determine fish species and population status.

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Local students learn about Kokanee salmon spawning in Green River

WGFD Photos: Lucy Diggins-Wold

Students from Truman Elementary School in Green River and Granger Elementary School spent the afternoon learning about Kokanee salmon and their life cycle from birth to spawning to death.

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2019 WGFD Green River Region Angler Newsletter hot off the press

Check out all the latest fisheries information from the biologists who manage the fisheries in southwest Wyoming! 

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Fisheries biologists stock Tiger trout

Want to catch a Tiger trout surrounded by beautiful scenery?

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Green River Fish Crew samples area reservoirs

WGFD Photos: Lucy Wold

Green River Fisheries Biologist John Walrath, office manager Regina Dickson and Evanston Game Warden Nick Roberts pull fish from gill nets set on Big Sandy Reservoir recently. The reservoir had not been sampled in many years. Fish netted included rainbow trout, suckers, Brown trout, and a few small burbot.

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Green River Fisheries Crew targets burbot at Jim Bridger Pond

WGFD photos: Lucy Wold

These large predacious fish are eating trout and other fish anglers are trying to catch in Jim Bridger Pond!

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Take good care of your catch and it WILL taste good!

It’s a sad fact that much of the fish served up by anglers have passed their use-by-date. By the time it reaches the table, it's well on its way to, well, being spoiled.

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Questions and Answers Regarding Lake Trout in Flaming Gorge Reservoir

So many anglers have asked a variety of questions about lake trout in Flaming Gorge Reservoir that Green River fisheries managers have put together a hand out for anglers.

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Tasty Fish Recipes from southwest Wyoming

If you have a good day of catching small lake trout or burbot you might want to try one of the following recipes.


‚ÄčWhat good is catching fish to eat if you are unsure of how to cook them in a way they come out delicious?! Your Green River Fisheries Crew will be featuring their favorite fish recipes and they hope you will give the recipes a try.

If you have a recipe you would like to share with us and our readers, please contact John Walrath at:


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Anglers please keep smaller lake trout!

High numbers of small lake trout in Flaming Gorge Reservoir is prompting area fisheries managers to ask anglers to legally harvest all the lake trout they can use.



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