The Green River in Wyoming offers great fishing under the shadows of the Wind River Range. The Wind River Range contains the highest peak in Wyoming, 13,804 foot Gannet Peak, and has numerous fishable lakes and streams. In the Green itself, a mix of trout species can be caught here including, rainbows, browns, Colorado strain cutthroats and brookies. Of course there is the ever present whitefish. The river flows primarily though a high sagebrush plain at over 7000 feet. The best access to this water is in National Forest land above Cora, Wyoming and in the Game and Fish and BLM accesses above Warren Bridge, 51 miles southwest of Jackson. There is also some wade access near the Daniel Fish hatchery. Beyond this, access is limited to float fishing, since Wyoming water law read that if a land owner owns land on both sides of the river the own the river bottom. Floating is permitted, but anchoring and wading are not allowed.
September 12th, 2017
The flows on the Upper Green River at the Warren Bridge gauging station reads at 295 C.F.S. The historical average for the date is close to 310 C.F.S.. We are past peak for the Green this time of the year. There is opportunity for fishing towards Fontanelle as the northern section becomes a bit lean for floating.
Be aware of your water flows and check daily.
Reports of very productive day are to be had using Beaded San Juan Worms and Pat's Rubber Legs. A variety of other dries such as PMDs, elk hair caddis and yellow sallies are good to have for the Green.
Streamer fishing has picked up as Woolly Buggers and Double Bunnies showing good numbers in the boat.
Catch A BIG One!