Bighorn National Forest

Sibley Lake

Species Present: Brown trout, Rainbow trout, Cutthroat trout

Seasons: Fishing allowed year-round, ice usually clears around early June.

Regulations: Standard bag limits apply "SPECIES: Trout, grayling in combination. Daily creel and possession limits: six (6) only one (1) fish may exceed (20) inches. Brook trout eight (8) inches or less, possession of ten (10) fish in addition to general creel limit."

Special Regulations: Use of motorized watercraft is prohibited.

Camping: Sibley Lake Campground

Comments: Recently, Sibley Lake has been stocked annually with Rainbow, Snake River Cutthroat and small numbers (generally less that 200) of brood replacement Cutthroat. The high stocking rates support a very popular public fishery. Proposed stocking for 2,000 is 7,000 catchable Rainbow trout, 4,000 advanced fingerling Snake River Cutthroat, and brood cull Snake River Cutthroat as available.

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


Highway 14 to Forest Development Road 188, campground and handicapped access for fishing.