north platte grey reef fall fishing report
congrats to Roy on this awesome 27″ male this past weekend!

11/21 /13 Grey Reef Fishing Report: Fishing has been borderline ridiculous on the Reef.  Seams the entire brown trout population has entered the upper 13 to  this fall. This is Possibly due to the sediment load that has buried some of the spawning habitat in the lower river.  Whatever the case, we aren’t complaining!  Streamflows &  River Conditions: The North Platte River From Grey Reef  Dam to Casper, WY.  Grey Reef is fishing extremely well at the moment. The calm days have tons of fish up eating BWO’s if your into that sorta thing.  Browns starting to push to the heads of runs & the weeds are thinning on the upper 13 miles.  fly fishing the N. Platte River & Grey Reef  >> North Platte Fishing ReportsFremont Canyon Fishing Report Miracle Mile Fishing Report

LATEST FISHING REPORT
11/21/13
GREY REEF STREAM FLOW & RIVER ACCESS
GREY REEF STREAMFLOW – 500  CFS SEE REAL TIME  FLOWS: GREY REEF STREAM FLOW GRAPH MAP: GREY REEF RIVER MAP & FLOAT ACCESS
GREY REEF FISHING CONDITIONS
WATER CLARITY: Mostly Clear to Lusby, Off color but now fishable below. WATER TEMPS: Mid 40’s WEATHERAlcova, WY Weather Forecast
GREY REEF
RATING (1-10)
Overall 9/10:  Grey Reef fishing very well on Streamers, nymphs & dries. There are a million ways to catch em on the Reef at the moment so take your pic and have fun!
GREY REEF RECOMMENDED, RIGGING & TECHNIQUES
NYMPHING
 You can fish bugs or junk, doesn’t matter. Put your fly where fish are at and try to find something these fish won’t eat.  Gotta love it!
STREAMERS
Lots of eats on the swing.  White & Olive streamers big or small are getting eaten regularly.
SPEY/SWING
Swing Happy Fish on Grey Reef! Learn More about  Swinging Flies for Trout >>
DRIES
Fish sipping midges and BWO’s frequently in the big flat above Outhouse hole.
FLOAT
 Lots of fish coming to the net. More on Floating Grey Reef to Government Bridge >>
WADE
Wade fishing has been great on the entire river. Fish are everywhere!
FLY FISHING GEAR
Everything you’ll need for Grey Reef in our  North Platte Fly Fishing Gear & Checklist >>
GREY REEF RECOMMENDED FLIES
NYMPHS
Attractors Blood-Dot troutbeads 6-8mm, #6-8 Pigstickers (strawberry/Wine), #8-10 Pine Squirrel Leach  Dropper Flies: #18-20 Purple Tung Jujubaetis, #18 Rojo Midge, #18 Black Beauty Emerger, #14-16 Hot Spot Scuds
Leader/Tippet/Weight: 9ft 2x leaders, 2x-4x flour0 tippet, BB-#1 Split Shot Med Thing-a-ma-bobber
STREAMERS
CAST & SLOW STRIP: #6-8 Gummy Buggers (olive or black), Bread ‘n Butter Buggers, Intruders, String, String Leeches, #4×4 Double Gongas (Rusty & Tan) #8-10 Slumpubsters. Leaders/Tips: 7ft Rio Versi-leader or long 0x leader (9-10ft).
SPEY/SWING
Signature Intruder (Black/Blue, SNOWFLAKE, CRAWDAD), Hobo Spey, Pick Pockets (Orange & Olive), #4 Platte River Spider  Lines/Tips: Skagit Lines, T8 Rio MOW Tips:5/5′ & 7.5/2.5″
RIVER/SEASON SPECIFIC FLY SELECTIONSBe sure to check out our Grey Reef Specific Fly Selections >>
LATEST GREY REEF FISHING REPORT, NEWS & UPDATES11/21/13: We have hooked more brown trout between Grey Reef and Lusby in the last week then we have in the entire year combined!  Get up here!11/13/13 Grey Reef Fishing Report: Fishing has been borderline ridiculous on the Reef.  Seams the entire brown trout population has entered the upper 13 to  this fall. This is Possibly due to the sediment load that has buried some of the spawning habitat in the lower river.  Whatever the case, we aren’t complaining!10/25/13: Grey Reef to Lusby has remained fishable through most of the heavy rains we’ve been experiencing, and fish are eating  junk (leeches, worms, crawdads) or streamers.  At the moment the river below Government bridge is fishable once again!  Seeing lots of brown show up in the heads of runs! All and all, life is good on the Reef!10/2/13: With flows recently dropped to 50 CFS o the Dream Stream, I’m really looking forward to this next month on the North Platte.  Simply no where in the lower 48 like it.  Big fish, no crowds consistently unbelievable fishing. Browns should be finding there way to the net more and more in the next couple weeks on Grey Reef & the rest of the N. Platte.4/15/13: Pretty easy fishing on Grey Reef at the moment.  Tons of fish, pretty strait forward hatch patterns & feeding windows.  A 6mm troutbead, with a #8-10 PSL leech will get it done from the boat. If you’re wading, that might do it the first few times through the run, but after that you might need to drop the leech and throw a little bit of tech. BWO nymphs such as a purple jujubaetis #18 or Foam wing RS2.
GREY REEF FLY FISHING ARTICLES & INFORMATION
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Now that Summer is around the corner, a lot of people have been asking how Grey Reef fishes through the hot months. The answer is the N. Platte fishes well 365.  Here is what you need to know about Grey Reef, Fremont and the Miracle Mile this summer. Grey Reef Summer Fly fishing Info >>The Reef is on fire! Tons of BWO’s still around, and the fish are on the feed.  Early Summer Grey Reef Fly Fishing Article >> The North Platte River in Central Wyoming is fishing as well as any of us can remember and it continues to get better everyday. You’d be hard pressed to find a river in the lower 48 fishing as well for numbers of fish and size of fish right now. Whether you are floating or wading, it is pretty hard not to have a banner day (even if you have never fished the N. Platte).  More about Spring Fly Fishing on Grey Reef >>

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