Latest Update: 11/22/2017
We will update these reports as often as necessary to keep our fellow anglers in tune with changes.

Current Streamflow @ Upper North Platte: 302 cfs

Flows on the North Platte are up a little bit for this time of year and the fishing's been good. Midges have been hatching pretty consistently throughout the canyon. Fishing with smaller midge dries and nymphs in the #18-22 size range has producing fish.  The Blue Wing hatch has been consistent up here as well. Fishing a film critic BWO or a extended body BWO in sizes 18-22 is a good option as well.

 

This time of year, don't be afraid to throw some meat.  Make sure to cover lots of water, but fishing Dungeons in a variety of colors, sparkle minnows, and Peanut Envy's will all move fish on the right day.

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Recommended Flies

Dries:

Eric's High-Vis Midge #20-22, Sprout Midge #18-22, Extended body BWO #18-22, Film Critic BWO #18-20, Sprout BWO #18-22

Nymphs: Rainbow Warriors #18-22, Juju Baetis #18-22, Poison Tung. #18-20, Copper Ribbed RS2 #18-22, Red Copper John #16-18, Zebra Midge #18-22

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

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