Wind River

including the East Fork

There are quite a few public access points to the Wind River. Be sure to pick up a current Wyoming fishing regulations book, or check locally for regs. Fishing on the reservation is not managed by WG&F. Contact the Wind River Indian Reservation, Fort Washakie WY 82513; (307) 332-7207.

All access points are identified b on the map on this page.

Stream flow information can be found on our reports page.

Key:

  • Fish: B, R, C, MW, Br for Browns, Rainbows, Cutthroats, Mountain Whitefish, Brookies
  • Facilities: T, Camp for Toilets, Camping

In Shoshone N.F.

  • Go northwest from Dubois on US 26/287 for 13 miles
  • Fish: R, Br, C, B, MW
  • Info from Shoshone NF
  • Facilities: T, Camp

DuNoir

  • Go northwest from Dubois on US 26/287; access at DuNoir; 6 miles northwest of Dubois
  • Fish: R, Br, C, B, MW
  • Info from WY Game and Fish
  • Facilities: None

Dubois Hatchery/Jakeys Fork

Sawmill

Below Dubois

  • Go southeast from Dubois on US 26/287; access at several points along highway
  • Map from WYG&F
  • Fish: R, B, MW
  • Facilities: None

Wind River Indian Reservation

  • Access to river off US Hwy 26 northwest or northeast from Riverton. All fishing on the reservation requires a special permit, available in Lander or Riverton. Check locally for regs
  • Contact the Wind River Indian Reservation (307) 332-7207.
  • Fish: B, R, MW
  • Facilities: T, Camp in some areas

East Fork Wind River (5)

  • Go southeast from Dubois on US 26/287 for 10 miles; turn north on East Fork Rd. Access along road, in part on Spence/Moriarty Wildlife Management area.
  • Fish: C, B, R, MW
  • Facilities: T, Camp

Boysen State Park

  • The Wind River can be accessed above and below Boysen Reservoir in Boysen State Park
  • Website for Boysen SP

Wedding of the Waters

  • Go south from Thermopolis on US 20 for 4 miles; the Big Horn becomes the Wind River upstream from Wedding of the Waters; access from road next to river; special permit needed to fish on Wind River Indian Reservation.
  • Fish:R, C, B
  • Facilities: T