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Grey Reef the Tailwater

Grey Reef the Tailwater

Wyoming’s #1 Fly Fishing Destination River, Grey Reef

Welcome to the best fly fishing on the Lower North Platte River in central Wyoming. Below Grey Reef Dam a tailwater fishery exists known for huge trout, and light fishing pressure.

Over 60 plus river miles makes up the Grey Reef Tailwater on the North Platte River outside Casper, Wyoming.  Fly Fishing out of Drift Boats is the best way to experience this Trout rich water and our guides know every detail, and whats fishing best at the time of your arrival.

2Grey Reef  is home to wild rainbow, cutthroat, cuttbow and brown trout. Due to warmer winter water release, the Grey Reef section of the North Platte River stays open even in the dead of winter and offers great fly fishing in Wyoming year round. Flows at Grey Reef Dam range from 500cfs in the spring/fall to 3500cfs in the summer Andy 2014 March Grey Reefmonths. Stable flows at Grey Reef produce an environment rich in aquatic life. Scuds, midges and aquatic worms maintain these huge trout throughout the winter months. Hatches begin with spring baetis and continue into the summer months including yellow stone flies, pale morning duns, crane flies, pumpcuttytricos, and caddis. Due to their rich environment these trout are extremely healthy and incredibly hard fighting. Most of the trout caught at Grey Reef are in the 18-20 inch range with lots of girth!

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