Fishing Licenses for Montana or Wyoming
State fishing regulations apply everywhere in Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area. The state line is signed on both shores of the lake between Day Boards 47 and 49 (click here for Bighorn Lake map). There is no reciprocal agreement between Montana and Wyoming regarding fishing licenses.
Did You Know?
The Bighorn River is rated one of the world’s finest trout streams because of its abundant and large trout, dense insect hatches, and easy accessibility. When water is plentiful, populations of brown and rainbow trout can number almost 11,000 fish per mile. More...