Posts tagged "south platte"
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

 Deckers 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...
Brown Trout Spawn On The Dream Stream

Brown Trout Spawn On The Dream Stream

I consider the South Platte River my main homewater. Its where I learn and practice many of the skills I use on other adventures whether I’m fishing another tailwater in state or even some of the larger bodies of water I fish out of state such as The Madison in Montana. Though there are many...

Waterton Canyon Fishing Report 11/21/12

Waterton Canyon is on fire! They recently stocked the lower deep pools and runs with rainbow trout fingerlings who are very willing to take most flies they can fit in their mouths…. We have landed amazing amounts of fish using a 2 or 3 fly nymph rig fished deep. I fish my indicator 7ft above...

Waterton Canyon Fishing Report 9-12-2012

The canyon is starting to get exciting as some of our bigger browns come out from hiding for the spawn…. Hatches: Major Trico Hatches…. Fly Patterns: #14 Double Trico Spinner, #20 Simple Black Spinner, #18 Black 3$ Dip, #16 Tung BH Black Zebra Midge Flow: 63.7 CFS. Tips: Match the tricks in the morning….fish feed...

Waterton Canyon Fishing Report 8-9-2012

The canyon continues to be epic fishing especially for all you Euro Nymphers outs there… Rate: 8.5/10 Weather: Sunny 90°F Flow: 269 CFS Hatches: N/A Flies: Various Czech Style Nymphs (Hot Spot Hares Ear, Frenchies, etc.) Wildlife sighting: 5/10 Tips: Czech nymph deeper pools and runs with large flashy attractor nymphs for best success.