crazyrainbow fly fishing, Casper Wyoming


The Mayhem Midge as mentioned on our fishing report
  • The Grey Reef is at 1,500 CFS.
  • The Miracle Mile is at 2,670 CFS
  • Fremont Canyon is at 110 CFS

Hello Everyone!

The Reef has been the hot spot for anglers looking to get out in the spring air, try annelids, midges, and egg patterns. The Miracle Mile is fishing very well with rock worms, midges, and egg patterns working here too.


Recommended Flies:

  • Midges ( MacGruber, Mayhem) #18-20
  • RS2 #18-20 (Chocolate, Gray)
  • Rock Worm #14-18
  • San Juan Worm (Red)
  • Scuds (Orange and Yellow)
  • Squirrel Leeches #10-14

Streamer Fishing:

Recommended Streamers:

  • Rusty Trombone #4-8
  • Articulated Goldie #4
  • Articulated Ditch Witch Tan, Olive
  • Nameless Wonder
  • Thin Mint Bugger
  • Nameless Wonder

It looks like the Bureau of Rec is going to keep the reef at 1500 cfs until fut5her notice and at that point we will be pushed up too 3,000.

Here at the Ugly Bug we are excited to be your go to fly shop and guide service in Casper, Wyoming. With all this craziness going on in the world we are still OPEN and proud to be able to take care of all your fly fishing needs. We have expansive online store featuring free shipping of orders over $50.00 and same day shipping when ordered Monday-Friday  before 3:00pm mountain time.

We are also featuring a delivery service within 10 miles of the fly shop downtown! Thank you so much everybody for all the support in these tough times!

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Fly fishing quote of the week:

“Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after,” Henry David Thoreau.