Activities

Fly Fishing

Float Fishing

Skill Level: All

Duration: Full Day

Summary

Floats are à la carte pricing and conducted on the North Platte and Encampment Rivers by way of either hard-sided fiberglass drift boats or inflatable rafts with fishing frames. Over 10 different float options ranging from two miles to 20 miles depending on water levels and conditions. Float season typically runs mid-may through July.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to know how to fish to do a float trip?

More variables exist in a float trip, making it harder for a novice angler to be successful. However, all skill levels will love a full day float.

Do I have to wear a life jacket?

Life jackets are mandatory on certain stretches.

Is the water rough?

Some sections could be choppy but nothing a fishing raft will not easily overcome.

How deep is the water?

Mostly shallow, 1-4 feet. Some areas can get 10-20 feet though.

Will I catch a fish?

Likely but not guaranteed.

Do I need a fishing license?

For any float trip, yes. Licenses can be purchased at the Fly Shop/Outfitters Barn.

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