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AKA: DeSmet Lake

Fishing for walleye, rainbow trout, brown trout, lake trout, rock bass and yellow perch at Lake DeSmet in Wyoming.
Lake DeSmet, WY

Boating, water skiing and fishing are all popular at Lake DeSmet, a 4,000-acre lake in north central Wyoming, 8 miles north of Buffalo. Anglers can access over 12 miles of shoreline via improved roads on the north, west and south shores of the lake. Fishing from the bank is available along much of these access ares. Anglers come year round in pursuit of walleye, trout and perch. In winter, once the ice is safe, ice fishing with up to six lines per angler is allowed here. Two boat ramps, restrooms and parking is available during the season. Come prepared as there is no marina or rental boats.

Primary fish species residing in Lake DeSmet

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Walleye Rainbow Trout Brown trout Lake trout Rock Bass Yellow Perch

Lake DeSmet Amenities

Marina: NO
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: YES

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Mikesell-Potts Recreation Area County Park Campground - 307 684-2262

Buffalo KOA Journey - 307 684-5423

Deer Park Campground - 307 684-5722

Indian Campground - 307 684-9601

Twin Creeks Campgrounds - 307 684-5423

Lake DeSmet WY Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Lake DeSmet
Mikesell-Potts Recreation Area County Park
Buffalo, WY 82834
307 684-2262

 

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