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Fishing At Glendo Reservoir In 2024

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Guide to fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, walleye and yellow perch at Glendo Reservoir in Wyoming.

Glendo Reservoir, WY

Famous for big walleye and perch, Glendo Reservoir, aka Glendo Lake, is also home to quality catfish and crappie. The surface area is 12,000-acres, located in the east-central part of the state, at Glendo, WY.

The purpose of this page is to deliver an overview of this lake, the fishing options, and area amenities. Our goal is to provide info to first time visitors, as well as beginner and novice anglers. We gathered details from personal experience, numerous trusted websites that each offer select bits of information, and videos of fishing activity on the lake. These websites include the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, marinas at the lake, campgrounds, boat rental agencies and others. By consolidating this information to one page it allows visitors to see the entire picture, all in one place.

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Nestled in the scenic landscapes of southeastern Wyoming, Glendo Reservoir is a haven for fishing enthusiasts seeking a memorable angling experience. This expansive reservoir, formed by the Glendo Dam on the North Platte River, offers excellent fishing opportunities in a picturesque setting. Anglers flock to Glendo Reservoir for its diverse fish species, including walleye, catfish, wiper, crappie, and white bass. The reservoir's fertile waters provide a thriving habitat for these species, making it a sought-after destination for both novice and experienced anglers.

Glendo Reservoir, with its exceptional fishing opportunities, invigorating boating experiences, and convenient camping sites, stands as a remarkable destination for outdoor enthusiasts in Wyoming. Whether you're an avid angler, a boating aficionado, or simply seeking solace in nature, Glendo Reservoir offers a memorable retreat. Its diverse fish species, expansive waters, and picturesque camping spots combine to create an unforgettable outdoor experience that will leave visitors with cherished memories of Wyoming's natural beauty.

There is access to quite a bit of the 40 miles of shoreline for fishing from the bank or portage of canoe, kayak or small fishing boat. There is plenty of camping, including RV spaces with hookups. Rooch's Glendo Marina provides boat rental, boat launch, a restaurant and a store with groceries, ice, sundries and drinks. Ice fishing is popular once the ice is safe.

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Primary fish species residing in Glendo Reservoir

Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.

Largemouth bass Channel catfish Black crappie Walleye Yellow Perch

Glendo Reservoir Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: YES

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Glendo Reservoir is not just a paradise for fishing; it also caters to boating enthusiasts looking to enjoy the water. The reservoir's vast surface area and calm waters create an ideal setting for boating adventures. Whether you prefer cruising on a motorboat, water skiing, or simply enjoying a leisurely ride, Glendo Reservoir offers ample space for various water activities. Boat ramps and marinas are available, providing convenient access and ensuring that boaters can make the most of their time on the water.

Fishing Boat Rentals

Bellwood Boats
Rentals: Fishing boats and pontoon boats
307 735-4211

Rooch's Marina
Rentals: Pontoon boats and kayaks
307 735-4216

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Bennett Hill Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, west side, off Bennett Hill Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.

Elk Horn Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northwest section of the lake, off State Route 319, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.

Glendo Reservoir Marina Boat Ramp
Located mid lake, on the south side of the lake, off Marina Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Reno Cove Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southwest section of the lake, off Reno Cove Road, this is a two, one-lane, concrete ramps with gravel parking.

Whiskey Gulch Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southwest section of the lake, off State Park Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.


Rooch's Marina
383 Glendo Park Rd
Glendo, WY 82213
307 735-4216

Click here for a Wyoming Fishing License.

For those looking to extend their stay, Glendo Reservoir offers well-equipped camping facilities along its shores. From tent camping to RV sites with hookups, there are options available to suit different preferences. Campers can wake up to stunning views of the reservoir, enjoy lakeside picnics, and take advantage of the nearby hiking trails and nature exploration opportunities. Whether you're seeking a peaceful getaway or a fun-filled adventure, camping at Glendo Reservoir allows you to immerse yourself in the beauty of the surrounding landscapes.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Glendo State Park Campground - 307 735-4433

Lakeview Motel & Campground - 307 735-4461

Glendo Lakeside RV Park - 307 735-4161

Glendo Reservoir WY Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Glendo Reservoir
Rooch's Glendo Marina
383 Glendo State Park Rd
Glendo, WY 82213
307 735-4216


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