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
Set your rig anywhere from 5-6 ft to a AB weight. Smaller midges, and rock worm patterns, midges and some streamers have been the ticket. Cooler temps are here!! Remember this is Wyoming and we have vary variable weather changes so please keep up to date on conditions. Weather is cold this week, the lower river will freeze and the roads are less then ideal. The miracle mile road may be almost impassable.
Fishing Report Last Updated:
1 / 11 / 2021
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing North Platte River is currently Excellent

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

Water flow: 620

Visibility: 35 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 40 Degrees F

Water condition: Stained

Best time of day to fish: Mornings and Evenings

Best stretch: Grey Reef

Best access point: Grey Reef or Lusby

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Midges, scuds, rock worms, leeches, egg patterns, BWO, baetis, and PMD'S.

Fish species: Trout

Fishing season: Year round

Nearest airport: Casper Natrona County International Airport

Person Fishing in a stream

Techniques & Tips

This time of year, you have the availability to catch fish on nymph rig, streamer rigs, and short rigs.

7-Day Forecast

Winter is here. This may change some wade fishing opportunities. Fremont is at 640cfs. The mile is at 550cfs. Mornings are cold and ice especially on the lower river.


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