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North Platte River, Wyoming - Fishing Report -
May 1
8, 2017
The river is flowing high and fast. Runoff is underway and these conditions are
likely to last for several more days. The weather has turned very cold and that
may slow things down but otherwise, look for high water levels. All you can do is
stay in touch with us. We will keep you informed.

Stream Conditions:






7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is rain and snow in the forecast for the next
week. The highs will range from
36 to 58 degrees and lows from 27 to 35
degrees.


Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 4130 cfs
Level: 5.95 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 51
Clarity: stained
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data Above Seminoe Res
Black Matuka and Olive Matuka Sculpin, size 4/6
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Blue-winged Olives, size 16/18, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Midges: Blood (Red), sizes 22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Light Green, size 22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Cream, size 22, larva, pupa and adults
Little Brown Stoneflies, size 14, nymphs and adults
Skwala Stoneflies, size 10, nymphs and adults
Little Black Caddis, size 18, pupa and adults
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin are great streamers to use at this time. The Black
Matuka Sculpin and Olive Matuka Sculpin streamers are good flies to use for the larger
size trout. Fish them in low light conditions.
Various species of Blue-winged olive nymphs are hatching.
Midges, blood or reds, creams and light greens, are hatching.
Skwala stoneflies are hatching.
Little Brown stoneflies are hatching.
Little Black Caddis are hatching.
Options For Selecting Flies:
1. Email us (sales@perfectflystore.com)
with the dates you will be fishing this
stream and we will send you a list of our
fly suggestions. Please allow up to 24
hours for a response.

2. Call us 800-594-4726 and we will help
you decide which flies you need.

3. Email us (sales@perfectflystore.com)
with a budget for flies and we will select
them to match the budget and get them to
you in time for your fly fishing trip.

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