Posts tagged "midge"
Icing On The Cake

Icing On The Cake

Well, Spring is finally starting to show itself here in Colorado. The days are getting warmer,the ice is melting, and the rainbows are making their spawning runs. This past week, I was able to get out for a few hours and chase some fat little rainbows on a stretch of the South Platte River. The...
Waterton Canyon Fishing Report 6-13-13

Waterton Canyon Fishing Report 6-13-13

The canyon is really starting to really heat up. Hatches of midges, caddis, and salmonflies along with the appearance of hoppers has got the fish all fired up and is making for some excellent fishing. The flows have hovered around 70 cfs. for a few weeks now and have been pushing some San Juan Worms...
Deckers Fly Fishing Report

Deckers Fly Fishing Report

┬áDeckers is fishing excellent right now… big fish around every corner and plenty of bugs to go around!       Flows: 106 cfs   Flies: #18-#20 Camden’s Baetis #16-#20 Higa’s SOS #14 Red San juan #22- #24 Olive Midge Pupa #18-#22 Gray UV RS2 #20-#24 Zebra Midge   Tips: Fish small olive midge patterns...
Waterton Canyon Fishing Report 3/22/13

Waterton Canyon Fishing Report 3/22/13

It’s that time of the year again…. The ice is melting, the grass is beginning to pop up again, and fish are out and feeding heavily. Waterton has been fishing very well these past few weeks and we only expect it to get better from here on out. Though the lower section is pretty much...
Stream Highlight: The Arkansas River Below Pueblo Reservoir

Stream Highlight: The Arkansas River Below Pueblo Reservoir

There are many outstanding fisheries in the state of Colorado but few stand out as much as the Ark. does for us….This place can’t even be put into words. When your catching fish all day long with the average fish being 16″ long, you know that you are fishing a true trophy water that has...
Tyler Boxleitner's Favorite Winter Fly Patterns

Tyler Boxleitner’s Favorite Winter Fly Patterns

When people hear the phrase “Winter Fly Fishing”, they might think the rivers freeze over making fishing impossible. Though this is only half correct. Free-stones, some canyons, and lakes all freeze over in the winter. Tailwaters however, do not. Because the water is coming out of a lake or reservoir, where it is warmer than...
Stream Highlight: The Blue River in Frisco,CO

Stream Highlight: The Blue River in Frisco,CO

The Blue River is a Gold Medal fishery and for good reason. These fish are pigs. Period. Catching a fish under 16 inches is rare and when you do, it’s still worth it. Lake Dillon in Frisco hosts a large population of Mysis shrimp. These crustaceans are the key to the size of the fish...

Strike It Rich Midge

The Strike It Rich Midge is a great fly pattern for almost any time spent on the water. Its produced even when most other patterns are not. I usually trail this as a dropper behind an egg or other attractor pattern. The pattern also works well in olive,pink,clear, red, and tan. I highly suggest adding...