North Platte River - Freemont Canyon Fly Fishing

The 27th most popular fly fishing river in Wyoming.

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Southwest of Casper, the Freemont Canyon section of the North Platte River is a very productive tailwater fishery. The North Platte River follows a 150 mile winding route through canyons and valleys. In the North Platte River, you can expect to find large brown trout and rainbow trout, plus there are some cuthroat trout. These fish can be difficult to catch and there are plenty of obstacles in the canyon.

The Cardwell Access Area is the most popular place to reach Freemont Canyon. It is a steep, but short descent into the canyon.

Overall, North Platte River - Freemont Canyon is the 27th most popular fly fishing river of all 28 fly fishing spots in Wyoming. Several of the better fly fishing rivers are nearby North Platte River - Freemont Canyon including North Platte River - Miracle Mile and North Platte River - Grey Reef.

North Platte River - Freemont Canyon Fly Fishing Map

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Local Contact(s):  Wyoming Tourism (307) 777-7777; Stream Side Adventures (913) 645-1994; Rock Creek Anglers (888) 945-3876.

Recommended Book:  "Fly Fishing the Rocky Mountain Backcountry" from Rich Osthoff

Best Season:  May - Jul.

Average Difficulty:  Difficult

GPS:  42.465055, -106.83625

Date Published:  1/1/2016

Date Updated:  7/27/2016

ID:  22251

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