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North Platte River, Wyoming - Fishing Report -
October 2
7, 2016
The stream levels are normal and conditions otherwise are good. There are lots
of Blue-winged olive hatches taking place. The weather continues to be mild with
little rain in the forecast. It is a good time to fish the North Platte.

Stream Conditions:

7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of rain on Saturday, otherwise
for the next week. The highs will range from 60 to 69 degrees and lows
from 3
6 to 42 degrees.

Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 421 cfs
Level: 3.37 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 53
Clarity: Clear
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
Green Sedge, 14/16, larva, pupa and adults
Mahogany Duns, size 18, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
October Caddis, size 6, pupa and adults
Spotted Sedges, size 16/14, larva, pupa and adults
Sandwich Hoppers, Green, size 8, 10, 12,
Japanese Beetles, size 16/14
Carpenter ants, size 16/18
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.
Green Sedges, or caddisflies, are hatching.
Spotted Sedges, or caddisflies, are hatching.
Mahogany duns are hatching.
October Caddis are hatching.
Terrestrials insects, such as carpenter ants, Japanese beetles and grass hopper will soon
become important trout food.
Options For Selecting Flies:
1. Email us (
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 (
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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