Fly Fishing on the Fontenelle Dam

The tailwater section below the Fontenelle Dam boasts some amazing trout numbers of rainbow, brown and cutthroat trout, making it a top Wyoming fly fishing destination. This meandering prairie river fishes best from early spring well into the fall. With consistent flow releases and temperatures this tailwater produces some AMAZING hatches!Permittee of the Bureau of Reclamation permit # 13-LM-41-0180. RDA is “an equal opportunity service provider”

Types of Trips:

  1. Full Day Float

Months Fished:

Early spring through November

Fish Caught:

Rainbow, Brown, Cutthroat

borderimage FONTENELLE HATCH CHART
Jan Feb Mar April May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Golden Stone
Caddis
PMD
Little Yellow Stone (Yellow Sally)
Trico
Baetis
Midge
Terrestrials