North Platte River

Tip of the week 
Techniques 

The Platte is starting to come up with warmer weather melting snow in the high country. Wade fishing will be difficult but floating the river can be amazing this time of year. With irrigation in the upper valley the river will start to clear up soon and provide good fishing conditions. This stretch of river receives a prolific salmon fly hatch at the beginning of June. For those of you wanting to fish this river you will need to float from Routt, 6 mile, or Pickeroon to Bennet Peak. the put ins and take outs are very difficult so make sure to call a local shop for intel.

Seven-day forecast 

Over the next 7 day period we are expecting a few days of rain followed by warmer dry weather. As the weather warms we expect the river to come up. The best fishing will take place until the river jumps. Good Luck! Fish on!

Conditions 
Must Have Flies 
Vernille San Juan Worm Red 8-10 Buy from Orvis.com
Conehead Rubber Bugger White or Yellow 2-8 Buy from Orvis.com
Josh's Wiggle Hellgrammite Balck 8-10 Buy from Orvis.com
Bead Head Stonefly Black 8-10 Buy from Orvis.com
Bead Head Flash Bugger Black 8-12 Buy from Orvis.com
Bead Head Barr Emerger BWO 16-20 Buy from Orvis.com
North Park Anglers
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