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North Platte Fly Fishing

 

Your Epic Road Trip to Yellowstone

There is no better way to create an everlasting memory with your friends or family than by going on an epic road trip. When it’s just you, your favorite company and the open road, the possibilities are endless. Although you do have to eventually make it to your final destination at some point, road…

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Things To Do With Kids

It’s officially summer time, and every parent knows what that means… extra time with their kids. Whether you look forward to it or not, we promise we aren’t judging, it’s understandable that you could use a break every so often during the week. So here are a few ideas that your kids might love and…

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48 Hours in Casper

With so much to see and do in Casper, it might be hard to know where to begin. So to help, we’ve compiled a two-day itinerary to get you started. Mix and match these activities to create your own perfect Casper weekend. (Unless otherwise noted, all establishments are family friendly.) Note: Casper…

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How To Visit Casper on a Budget

Believe it or not, taking a vacation doesn’t have to be as costly as you might think. You can travel to a new destination, see the beauty of it and take a relaxing break from everyday life on a friendly budget. Thankfully, Casper has an abundance of budget friendly or free activities and attractions…

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Summer Fly-Fishing Primer

The other day we received our first correspondence for The Cast. Ernie from Nebraska writes: I went fly fishing for the first time last year. My hope is to get to Casper sometime this summer and try fishing in WY. I would like to know more about places I can go without using a boat. Don’t have one…

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Camping in Casper

We’ve all been spending a lot of time in our homes over the past few months, enough time to where a trip to the grocery store or to pick up your take-out order is starting to feel like an adventure. But who are we kidding, we could all use a much bigger adventure than that, and the great outdoors is…

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Cutthroats and Stone Boys

Sixty-five miles south of Casper--where uranium companies once etched roads and built company towns into the expansive tawny landscape--the prairie stands empty. There are no trees but for the few ornamentals planted by miners who fled in 1992 when the companies went bust. Today, you’ll find more…

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Ospreys of Alcova

The day after John Prine died, I drove out to the stretch of river between Alcova Dam and Grey Reef Reservoir to check on a pair of ospreys I had seen two weeks before. The first time I saw them, the female was tending the nest, while the male was fishing the slides and turnouts along the public…

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Fishing Together

Springtime fishing in Wyoming is something I always want to share with others. I’ve introduced dozens of fishermen to the North Platte over the years. But this week—in the spirit of social distancing—I had to go alone. My dogs came along, of course, but I couldn’t bring a friend. My friend Dave…

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How to Practice Social Distancing in Casper, Wyoming

It goes without saying that things are a little weird right now. And while we’re facing a lot of unknowns, one thing we do know is that our priority is our community’s health and happiness. To our visitors, we can’t wait for you to come visit us, but we want you to visit when the time is right. To…

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