Welcome To Wyoming
Cowboy Drifters is located on the banks of the North Platte in Central Wyoming between Casper & Alcova, WY. The Cowboy State offers a plethora of outdoor activities that extend well beyond just amazing fly fishing!
North Platte River Overview
The North Platte is home to 5 famous Wyoming tailwater fisheries no more than 30 minutes from our cabins at the Lusby take-out of the Grey Reef! Quality fishing 365 days a year is why American Angler Magazine named Wyoming’s North Platte River America’s #1 Big Fish Destination!
Guided Fly Fishing Trips
Fly Fishing in Wyoming is possible year round on the North Platte River! We offer guided float trips, wade fishing trips & our ever popular two handed spey trip! We have a 100% satisfaction guarantee on every fly fishing trip we guide in Wyoming!
Fly Fishing Guides
We have a 23 year reputation for hiring & training the best Wyoming fly fishing guides on the North Platte! In that time, we have developed a proven system of fly fishing the North Platte that will send you home with a ton of new fly fishing skills & big fish pictures to show your friends!
Grey Reef Lodging
Our 4 riverfront cabins near Casper, WY are conveniently located next to the Lusby Boat Ramp 8 Miles downstream of Grey Reef Dam & Alcova, WY. Finish a float & walk to your Cabin! Wake up on 35 acres, of beautiful riverside prairie, and fish one of the best runs in all of Wyoming outside your front door!
The difference between catching a few fish or a lot of fish on the North Platte has a lot more to do with the skill of the oarsmen than the angler. We offer daily rowing instruction that teaches you how to keep the boat where the fish are in the Wyoming wind!
Wyoming Trip Planner & FAQs
Here is a helpful guide to help you best determine what fly fishing gear to bring, travel itinerary, river access point and answers to FAQ’s about fly fishing in Wyoming & on the North Platte River.
Wyoming Seasonal Overview
Wyoming offers world class fly fishing 365 days a year! Our North Platte seasonal overview will help you best determine when the best combination of weather & fishing opportunities will best suit your preferences.
Fish & Wildlife Gallery
Wyoming is obviously known for it’s trophy rainbow trout, brown trout & cutthroat. We also have amazing walleye fishing & even carp fishing! Check out our Wyoming trophy fish bragging board!
Licenses & Regulations
Buy Wyoming fishing and small game licenses online and see the various license options for the State of Wyoming and fishing and hunting regulations. Also required is the Wyoming Aquatic Species Sticker on all boats.