Grey Reef Fishing Report

You are looking at the most up-to-date fishing conditions on the North Platte River at Grey Reef. Our weather station is steps away from the river. Stream flows come directly from the Bureau of Reclamation and automatically update as new information is added. Never hesitate to call the lodge or The Reef Fly Shop for any reason.

Keep an eye here for current stream conditions and Grey Reef fishing reports from The Reef Fly Shop. We’re feeding our Instagram account with fresh photo updates, too. Also, you can read more updates about fishing at The Reef Fly Shop’s blog.

Recent News

  • Spring Fly Fishing, Barbless Pledge and the Flushing Flows (3/11/2020)

    Wyoming is sparsely populated with people but densely populated with trout. The fly fishing at Miracle Mile, Fremont Canyon and Grey Reef is firing on all cylinders. Slowly retrieved streamers are getting some love but the most effective rigs have been a scud/midge nymph rig with pretty light tippet and keeping the midge up in the water column a little bit. The Reef Fly Shop has a great selection of custom foam winged (buoyant) patterns to accomplish this approach. Worms and leeches are also good lead patterns. Miracle Mile has a pretty strong preference for red San Juan Worms or Bead Head Mohair Leeches, Fremont Canyon likes light tippet and a rig with 2 midges. Focusing on soft edges and tailouts is a really good idea but don’t discount shelves and riffles in heavier parts of the daily midge hatch.

    Give us a shout if you are shopping for an awesome domestic fly fishing package for 2020. We are easy to fly and drive to and can compete with any destination in the world when it comes to the experience and high quality fishing. We have a great corporate and group option (including reduced rates and airport transportation) as well. We have Grey Reef’s most experienced guide staff, best location and unmatched private access since 1998.

    The Flushing Flows are scheduled to begin March 28 and continue for 10 days. Many factors can alter the schedule so expect some changes. Grey Reef Reservoir will be down to the river channel on March 24th.

    We pledged to fish barbless over 20 years ago and hope you’ll join us. It is really simple to pinch your barbs and it is the right thing to do for our trout population and catch-and-release fly fishing. Recently we’ve witnessed an uptick of social media accounts almost glorify pictures of trout that are missing parts of their face. This is caused by irresponsible angling. There are many things we can do to reduce the instances of disfigured trout but pinching barbs is the first step. Let’s not make the fish suffer for our lack of ability. Preserve trout faces at Grey Reef and fisheries everywhere by pledging to pinch your and your fishing customers’ barbs.

    This brown was proud to swim away with all lips

     

     

See more of our news updates on our blog.

Current Weather

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See more weather reports here: National Weather Service – CasperWeather Underground – Alcova, WY • Accuweather – Alcova, WY

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