Bighorn National Forest

North Tongue River

Species Present: Snake River Cutthroat trout, Rainbow trout, Brook trout, Brown trout

Seasons: Fishing allowed year-round, ice usually clears around mid-April.

Special Regulations: North Tongue River drainage upstream from the mouth of Bull Creek in Sheridan County. All Trout (except Brook Trout) shall be released to the water immediately. Fishing is permitted by the use of artificial flies and lures only.

State-wide regulations apply downstream from Bull Creek mouth.

Camping: North Tongue Campground or dispersed camping is allowed outside of the riparian zone.

Comments: Snake River Cutthroat are stocked annually in the restricted harvest area.

More Information: Contact Tongue Ranger District @ 307-674-2600


Highway 14 to Highway 14a, river parallels highway.