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North Platte River, Wyoming - Fishing Report -
October
12, 2017
The stream level is high and wading isn't safe at most places at the current
height. There will be a hard freeze Monday night and that will end the terrestrial
season.

Stream Conditions:






7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of rain or snow through Friday
and from next Monday through Wednesday. The highs will range from 39 to 60
degrees and lows from 19 to 36 degrees.


Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 618 cfs
Level: 3.52 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 50
Clarity: clear
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data Above Seminoe Res
Midges: Blood (Red), sizes 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Light Green, size 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Cream, size 20/22, larva pupa and adults
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
October caddis, size 6, pupa and adults
Spotted sedges, (caddisflies) size 14, 16, lava, pupa and adults
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
Midges are hatching. Fish the larva and pupa imitations in tandem for the best results.
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
s are hatching.
Spotted Sedges (caddisflies) are hatching.
October 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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Fly Fishing North Platte River,
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