Gary.. The Reef is no secret.. best fishing..Now till runoff.
You are in for an experience..This years flows were record breakers...over 7k cfs
It's in the 500's now..Prime time..
Weeds should have been whipped off with the torrent of water coming from the dam.
Bugs as mentioned in the web sites are most accurate.
Rod Size.. 5 is fun and a work out..
6 is the nominal rod I use their.. enough collateral to back your presentation.
Presentation..It doesn't matter.. The Bio mass in the water ranges from leaches,worms, yellow sallies,caddis,sculpin,cranefly,green scuds too eggs and 22 midges..
Your 1st fish, pump its stomach, the most predominate bug in the tube copy it.. Theo's Grandmother lives in Casper..ask him..hell he knows this river!
Here's a few pictures from last year..and great fishing to you! If I knew you better I'd ask to tag along.
dang old water spots
Good fishing my friend stay thirsty