North Platte River, Colorado Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Fly Fishing Map of North Platte River, CO
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North Platte River, Colorado Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Look for clarity and warmer water temps to find active fish. Nymphing with a stonefly and pink worm around structure and softer water should produce some solid fish. Throwing some streamers along the bank or at heavy structure should find some fish as well.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing North Platte River is currently Just OK

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
North Park Anglers

Water flow: 1190

Visibility: 8 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 46 Degrees F

Water condition: Muddy

Best time of day to fish: 8am to 2pm

Best stretch: North Gate Canyon

Best access point: Routt, Six Mile Gap, Prospect Creek, Douglas Creek

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Fish species: Trout

Fishing season: April 1-November 30

Nearest airport: Jackson County in Walden... Hayden near Steamboat Springs, CO.

Techniques & Tips

Fishing an indicator rig with a stonefly (Black or Golden) followed by a Pink San Juan Worm can be a great combo this time of year. Streamer fishing can also be a great way to turn fish... Go big and ugly!

7-Day Forecast

Over the next seven days it looks like we are going to see a rain and snow mix Monday-Thursday with highs in the high 30s and low 40s. Firday-Sunday is supposed to clear up with temps in the low 50s and 60s.


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