Posts tagged "tailwater"
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...
Camden's Baetis Nymph Review

Camden’s Baetis Nymph Review

The Baetis genus of mayflies are the most widespread of all the mayfly species and can be found on almost any trout stream in nearly any part of the world. There are endless variations of fly patterns that have been designed to replicate these small mayflies, but many of them are not very effective or...
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...

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...
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...