Carl Sauerwein 3348 Northfork Hwy
Cody, WY 82414 (307) 587-3404 Email Us

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Fly Fishing

We offer fly fishing adventures on some of the most pristine back country waters in Northwest Wyoming. Fly or spin fish rivers, streams and lakes for Brown trout, Brook trout, Cutthroat trout, Golden trout & Rainbow trout. Our knowledgeable Guides and staff will assist you in having one of the Greatest fishing adventures of your life. Gentle horses will carry you and your gear into the back country where we will set up camp next to fabulous Blue Ribbon trout stream and lakes. (See the pack trip page for more details on the Camps and food.)These trips are for the beginner and advanced fisherman. Already know how to fish; we will get you to the water and turn you lose. Of course we will stay close to take pictures of all the big fish you catch. Never fly fished before or not that good at it, that’s no problem either; our guides will teach you all you need to know to become a great fly fisherman. We highly recommend catch and release fishing. This sport will become addicting to you if it hasn’t already.

Yellowstone and Thorofare Trips

This trip takes you into the upper Yellowstone and Thorofare River where you will fish for the famous Yellowstone Native Cutthroat trout. You will be staying in some of the most remote areas in the lower 48 states. Test your skills on trout 16 to 20 inches in length and weighing 3 to 4 pounds. Trips run 6 to 10 days. Late June thru July

North & Southfork of the Shoshone & Greybull Rivers

These are 3 of the finest fishing rivers around. Great fly fishing for numerous varieties and sizes of trout 10” to 20” and up to 5lbs. There are also some great high mountain lakes on these trips where the fish beg you to catch. There are some Golden trout in these lakes as well. The recommended trip is 5 to 7 days June thru August.

Buffalo Fork

Fish for all varieties of trout on this one of a kind river. The Buffalo fork is a tributary of the Snake River and offer anglers a unique opportunity to test all there fishing skills on big water down to small stream and some of the finest baby blue lakes named for the fish they have in them. 5 to 10 day trips recommended.

Day Fishing Trips

Ride into the wilderness on horses and fish the Northfork of the Shoshone for the day and return in the evening. Trips offered Mid May thru August. Reservations required.

Suggested Tackle

An 8 or 9 ft. fly rod, 5 to 7 weight, 2 reels one with floating head line and one with sinking head line, Tapered leaders 5 to 7 ft., and spools of tippet 3 to 6# test. We do suggest an extra rod. Light weight waders if you choose or you can wet wade with a non-slipping fishing boot, your creel and vest with forceps, nail clippers and polarized glasses.

Suggested flies: renegade, stimulators, several varieties of hoppers, Adams, coachman, mayflies, stone flies, cadis, and nymphs both beaded and plain. Sizes 10 to 16.

Spinning tackle should be light weight or ultra-light with 4 to 6 lb. test. Lures should include dare devils, mepps, panther martin, rapala, orange silver and gold colors work the best.