Ice fishing for burbot on the Gorge helps fisheries managers

 


The subzero temperatures Sweetwater County experienced in December will likely produce some of the best ice fishing season Flaming Gorge Reservoir anglers have experience for several years. With two burbot ice fishing derbies coming up at the end of the month now is a great time to get out those fishing poles and catch some burbot.

“Flaming Gorge Reservoir is the most popular ice fishing destination in Sweetwater County,” says John Walrath, Green River Fisheries Biologist with Wyoming Game and Fish Department. “Most anglers on the Gorge are targeting lake trout, rainbow trout, and bur...



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