Fishing Conditions: GREAT

Report Rating: GREAT

Fly Fishing Report Date:

Saturday, Mar 17, 2012

Weather & Water Conditions

Weather Water
Temp: 48-51 Temp: 32-35
Sky: Clear Flow: 83
Wind: Gusting Clarity: Crystal Clear
Precip: None Runoff: No 

Colorado Stream Update: "Egg, Mysis, Midge!"

Current Conditions at Blue River Below Dillon:

My buddy hitting a fat 6 pound Rainbow!

Great day out on the river with a old friend.  The fishing is great.  Clear skies and 48-51 degree weather. The water temperature was between 32-35 degrees and Crystal Clear.

Likely Catch

Species: Rainbow
Weight: 6 lbs 0 oz
Length: 19 inches
Girth: 0 inches
Rainbow Trout Female Rainbow Trout Female
Rainbow Trout Female Rainbow Trout Female

Current Insect Hatches at Blue River Below Dillon

Insect Type: Midge

Insect: Micro Black Midge

Color: Black

Size: 26/micro

Time: All Day

Insect Type: Midge

Insect: Black Midge

Color: Blackish

Size: 24

Time: All Day

Recommended Flies for Blue River Below Dillon

Fly: Egg
Color: Orangish
Size: 18
Time: AM
Egg Egg
Fly: Mysis
Color: White
Size: 18
Time: All Day
Mysis Mysis
Fly: U.V. Midges
Color: Blackish Purple
Size: 22
Time: AM
U.V. Midges U.V. Midges

Colorado Hatch Conditions for Late January


Insects: Snow Midge
Color: Gray to Charcoal
Dates: Jan 1 – Dec 31
Emergence: Warmest part of day
Size: 24-28
Spinner Fall: 2-3 Hours
Illustrations © The Flyfisher Group 


Insects: Micro Black
Color: Dark Brown to Black
Dates: Jan 1 – May 15
Emergence: 38-44° Water Temps Heat of Day
Size: 18-22
Spinner Fall: NA
Illustrations © The Flyfisher Group 

Weather for Blue River Below Dillon

Current: 32 °F Sunny Wind: 7 MPH SSW
Current Condtions


Temperature: 32 °F
Humidity: 31%
Wind: 7 mph SSW
Pressure: 14.66 psi
Cloud Cover: 0%
Thursday's Forecast
weather forecast: Sunny<br/> High: 36 °F  <br/>Low: 18 °F <br/> Wind: 4 mph WNW
High: 36 °F
Low: 18 °F
Wind: 4 mph WNW
Friday's Forecast
weather forecast: Moderate or heavy snow with thunder<br/> High: 31 °F  <br/>Low: 9 °F <br/> Wind: 5 mph WNW
Moderate or heavy snow with thunder
High: 31 °F
Low: 9 °F
Wind: 5 mph WNW
Saturday's Forecast
weather forecast: Overcast<br/> High: 32 °F  <br/>Low: 10 °F <br/> Wind: 5 mph WNW
High: 32 °F
Low: 10 °F
Wind: 5 mph WNW