Greybull & Wood River Wyoming Fly Fishing, Camping, Boating

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Greybull & Wood River

Fishing the Greybull Wood Rivers has shown the angler a great place to go to get away from it all and hook some fabulous trout, along with some lovely scenery.

  • Hook some great trout on the Greybull Wood Rivers
  • Catch mountain whitefish, Yellowstone cutthroat or brook and brown trout
  • The best season to fish here is in the summer and early fall
  • Hire a guide for the best fishing trip possible

Overview of Location

The Greybull River and Wood River join outside of Meeteetse, Wyoming and runs to the southern parts of Park and Big Horn Counties. A tributary of the Bighorn River, it’s about 90 miles long and a top trout stream.

Type of waterway

This river is more difficult to access than most, but makes it a less crowded spot for fishing. The upper reaches of the Greybull are only accessed by foot or by horseback. But on both the Greybull and Wood Rivers you’ll discover some great wading.

Fishing seasons

Even though fishing is allowed the year round, the best seasons are from the end of June through to September.

Most common fish species

On the Greybull, you can hook some mountain whitefish, Yellowstone cutthroat and some brown trout. On the Wood, catch some Yellowstone cutthroat, mountain whitefish and brook trout.

Directions for access

You can access both the Greybull and Wood by driving from Meeteetse west on State Highway 290. In ten miles you’ll come to Forest Road 200, which will take you parallel along the Wood River to the upper reaches. If you want to go instead to the Greybull, continue on State Highway 290 west until it turns into a dirt road (Forest Road 208). Continue driving and when you reach Jack Creek Trailhead, you’re there.

It might be the best idea to hire a guide for a personalized fishing trip. With your guide’s expertise, you’ll find a unique fishing experience, with the best chance to make a large catch. Check out the listings to find a guided fishing tour right for you.

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