Adventure Outdoors Magazine Summer 2016 - Page 130

Laramie, Wyoming GONE FISHIN'! The lakes and rivers around Laramie are loaded with Cutthroat, Rainbow, Brown and Brook trout. From the deep runs of the Big Laramie River to the still waters of the Snowy Range and the windy abundance of the Laramie Plains lakes, Beaver ponds around Vedauwoo and Happy Jack this area has something for everyone. LARAMIE PLAINS LAKES The alkaline Laramie Plains lakes are known for abundant fish food and howling wind. These fertile waters support scud, caddis, damselflies, dragonflies, callibaetis and chironomids, which in turn support enormous healthy trout. Fish are most abundant from early spring, right