Fishing in Lander, WY
About Lander Fishing
RootsRated explores the best fishing destinations in Lander. From popular ponds to secret rivers, let our experts help you find the perfect place to cast. Our destinations are chosen by outdoors experts who live and play in Lander, so you’re sure to find the top adventures and maybe even a few local secrets!
Lander's only blue ribbon fishery, the North Fork of the Popo Agie River features big brown trout just minutes from Main Street.
The Little Popo Agie (Little Po) runs through scenic Red Canyon and offers prime fishing for rainbows, browns and whitefish beneath towering salmon-colored cliffs.
Lucky Pond is stocked and maintained to provide fishing for children, beginners or people with disabilities who need easy access.
The Middle Fork through Sinks Canyon is a bouldery, mountain stream with lots of prime fishing holes full of big trout lurk.
The Loop Road parallels the southeastern edge of the Wind River Mountains and provides access to a number of lakes and reservoirs for fishing.
The Wind River Mountains run for 100 miles north to south and are roughly 30 miles across. The range is dotted with alpine lakes and mountain rivers, all teeming with fish.
This section of the Middle Fork is close to town and offers easy access to good fishing for rainbows, browns and brook trout.