Latest Update: 7/18/2018
Current Streamflow @ Upper North Platte: 277 cfs
Flows on the Upper North Platte are on their way down and the river is in good condition for walk wade fishing. This warm weather means great dry fly fishing this time of year but can also mean water temps climbing to above ethically fishable numbers. Make sure to have your thermometers with you and hang it up early if temps get above 67 degrees. Grasshoppers are starting to show themselves along with a multitude of other bugs. Golden stones are beginning to hatch as well as PMDs and Caddis in abundance. A dry dropper with a chubby chernobyl and a golden stone nymph is a great searching rig for this time of year. All our rivers are looking to be in good condition right now so we welcome you to stop into either shop and chat more about bugs and conditions and get you a thermometer if you do not already have one. 

 

 

 

 

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Recommended Flies

Dries:

Chubby Chernobyl #6-12, Amy's Ant #8-12, PMX #8-12, Yellow Chew Toy #10-12, Foam PMX #10-12, Extended Body PMD #14-16, EC Caddis #14-18, Elk Hair Caddis #14-18

Nymphs: Gold Biot Stone #8-14, Two Bit Stone #8-12, Six Six Stone Gold #8-10, Smethurst's Twenty Bomb #6-14, DB Peacock Stone #6-12, Plan C Caddis #14-16, Poxyback PMD #16-18

Streamers: Dungeons (Black is suggested), Peanut Envy's, Trick or Treat, Rubber Bugger, Sparkle Minnow, Sculpzilla, Thin Mint, Platte River Spider.

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Fly Fishing Guide Trips to the Upper North Platte River.

To Book your Guide Trip please contact the shop at (970)498-8968.