There are few things more therapeutic than fishing, and few things more exhilarating than actually catching a fish! Luckily, when you plan your next Wyoming fly fishing trip at Monster Lake Ranch, you can do both. After all, we call it Monster Lake for a reason; our private lakes are loaded with monster trout!
With the days getting longer and the weather getting warmer, now is the perfect time to start planning your next Wyoming fly fishing trip in Cody! But fishing is just one way to enjoy the great outdoors in the Wild West. Download our free Cody, WY, Vacation Guide to find more outdoor activities on the ranch, including bird hunting, shooting sports, horseback riding, and more.
How to Plan the Ultimate Cody, WY, Fly Fishing Trip
Head Over to Monster Lake Ranch
Monster Lake is a world-class fly-fishing lake. In fact, we are known as one of the best stillwater fisheries in the country. With over 280 acres of flat water, you’ll find large catches and plenty of variety on Monster Lake Ranch. Our two private lakes, Quick Lake and Monster Lake, are home to three strains of rainbow trout. Our prolific multi-bug hatches, big scuds, and flathead minnows all contribute to the phenomenal growth of fishes.
Take Advantage of Our Wyoming Fly Fishing Guide Service
During the spring, summer, and fall, you can enjoy the best trout guides in Cody, WY, right here on Monster Lake Ranch. You could easily spend an entire day on our lakes, but half day fishing tours are also available. Whether you’re a seasoned fisherman or just beginning, we can customize the perfect tour for you.
During a tour, you can catch eagle lake, kamloops, triploid, brown trout, brookie trout, cutthroat trout, and tiger trout. If you want to enjoy year-round fishing, then our Annual Fishing Membership is the perfect way to do it.
The Best Time to Plan a Wyoming Fishing Trip
Spring, summer, and fall are all great seasons to enjoy fly fishing in Cody, WY. Fly fishing season officially begins in April, and if you are looking to avoid crowds, it is the best time to visit. During spring, you can expect fairly chilly mornings that range from the low 40s to mild afternoons that average in the upper 50s and 60s.
With school out and many planning vacations to Yellowstone, summer is one of the most popular times for fly fishing in Cody. During this season, you can look forward to lows in the upper 50s and highs in the low 80s.
Fall is the final season of fly fishing in Cody, and September is one of the most beautiful months of the year. You can expect an abundance of beautiful scenery as the foliage begins to transform with shades of red, orange, and gold. Temperatures in fall typically range from the high 50s to the upper 30s and 40s.
Fly Fishing & Sporting Good Stores Near the Ranch
If you forget to bring along any of your fishing supplies, don’t fret. There are plenty of sporting good stores near the ranch. Take a trip to these places for any of your angler needs:
More Fly Fishing Spots Near Cody
Monster Lake Ranch is the best place for fly fishing in Cody, but there are plenty of other great places for fishing near the ranch. Check out these rivers and parks for more great Wyoming fishing excursions:
- The Shoshone River at Buffalo Bill State Park
- The Clarks Fork of the Yellowstone River
- The Greybull River at Yellowstone
- Yellowstone Park
The No. 1 Wyoming Trout Fishing Lodge
After a long day of fly fishing, you’ll be happy to know that everything you need is right here at Monster Lake Ranch. Join us for dinner at Restaurant Bliss. Our on-site restaurant is a favorite of locals and guests alike. From seafood and steak to Cajun Creole, we offer a variety of savory dishes to please every palate.
After dinner, head home to a lakefront cabin. Enjoy beautiful lake views, complimentary breakfast, easy access to fly fishing on the ranch, and more. Our new lakefront cabins are the newest addition to our ranch and are now available for your stay! When you are ready to plan your next Wyoming trip, check our availability and book your stay! We can’t wait to host you on Monster Lake Ranch.
Fishing is more than just a hobby, it’s a way of life! Enjoy the best fly fishing in Cody, Wyoming, throughout the year with our Annual Fishing Membership.