Orvis Endorsement is awarded by Orvis staff who have personally experienced our guide services. The Orvis Endorsement represents great service, great fishing and outdoor traditions.

The Grey Reef tail water is an excellent trout fishery. Clear, cool water from the reservoir maintains optimum water temperatures for trout populations and year round fishing opportunities.

On the North Platte River...

"Awesome scenery, abundant wildlife, big, mean, wild trout and the best guide staff in the business. The Ugly Bug and Crazy Rainbow is "The Place" to catch the fish of a lifetime."

- Debbie Patterson

Wyoming Fly Fishing

Welcome to Crazy Rainbow Fly Fishing and Wing Shooting, and the online home of the Ugly Bug Fly Shop. We invite you to come to the North Platte River in Wyoming for your next fly fishing vacation.

We are pleased to be the Orvis Endorsed Outfitter on the North Platte River. 2014Outfitter Working together with the The Ugly Bug Fly Shop, Crazy Rainbow Fly Fishing and Wing Shooting offers sportsmen and women the opportunity to enjoy a first-class outfitting operation.  

Our staff of professional fly fishing guides and the Crazy Rainbow Advantage of miles of private river access delivers the classic western fly fishing vacation experience. 


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Add the Crazy Rainbow Carp Fly Fishing Experience to your trip.  Our qualified Fly Fishing Guides will take you to one of our local lakes and set you up for an exciting and fun filled fly fishing experience.

 Carp Fly Fishing Experience

These fish will challenge you technically and test your landing skills. Many people compare our Carp fishing to Red fishing on the flats.


Full Service Fishing Lodge

First Class Fly Fishing Vacation Lodge

Set against a backdrop of the Rocky Mountains, open range, and a live and let live attitude, our full service fishing lodge and river cabin are located on one of the best dry fly sections of the North Platte River.Eagles on the North Platte River After a day of guided floating or wade fishing on the Grey Reef section of the North Platte River, you can fish right out the back door of the lodge.

The Main Fishing Lodge accommodates up to eight people, and the River Cabin houses up to five guests. We have all the amenities for your comfort. We'll take care of all the details, like getting you onto the best fishing spots, preparing great meals, and first class  accommodations.

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