North Platte River, Wyoming Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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North Platte River, Wyoming Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
The flows have dropped back to 500cfs due to the unusual amount of moisture we received this last week. Fishing on the upper river remains strong with a nymph rig set up with red rock worms, foam post rs2's, midges and some dry fly activity as well.
Fishing Report Last Updated:
5 / 18 / 2015
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing North Platte River is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Brush Creek Ranch
Ugly Bug Fly Shop

Water flow: 500 cfs

Visibility: 11 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 41 Degrees F

Water condition: Stained

Best time of day to fish: Mid Day

Best stretch: Gray Reef to Lusby

Best access point: Gray Reef (Cable Hole to Pete's Draw)

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Midges, baeits

Fish species: Trout

Fishing season: January-December

Nearest airport: Casper Natrona County International Airport

The All New Silver Sonic Waders

Techniques & Tips

With the great hatches of baetis showing up in the afternoons, try either a shorter nymph rig 3-4ft with less weight to intercept suspended fish or switch to dries to fool those big sippers in the soft water

7-Day Forecast

Cloudy with chances of rain for the next week. Temps are expected to hold in the mid to upper 50's

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