Colorado Fly Fishing Reports - Courtesy of The Flyfisher Group

 

Fishing Conditions: GREAT

Report Rating: GREAT

Fly Fishing Report Date:

Saturday, Mar 17, 2012

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.



Weather & Water Conditions

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

Likely Catch

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

Current Insect Hatches at Blue River Below Dillon

Insect Type: Midge Micro Black Midge Larva Illustration Micro Black Midge Emerger Illustration Micro Black Midge Adult Illustration
Insect: Micro Black Midge
Color: Black
Size: 26/micro
Time: All Day
Insect Type: Midge Black Midge Larva Illustration Black Midge Emerger Illustration Black Midge Adult Illustration
Insect: Black Midge
Color: Blackish
Size: 24
Time: All Day

Recommended Flies for Blue River Below Dillon

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

Colorado Hatch Conditions for Late October

Insects Color Dates Emergence Size Spinner Fall Illustrations
© The Flyfisher Group

Mayflies

Blue Winged Olive Light Olive Brown to Brown Olive Mar 1 -
Nov 15
Clouds & warmest part of day 16-18 Evening
Blue Winged Olive Nymph illustration Blue Winged Olive Emerger illustration Blue Winged Olive Adult illustration
Gray Drake Gray Jun 1 -
Nov 30
Late Morning 14-16 Evening
Gray Drake Nymph illustration Gray Drake Emerger illustration Gray Drake Adult illustration
Mahogany Dun Reddish Brown to Blackish Brown Sep 1 -
Oct 31
Early Afternoon 16-18 Late Evening
Mahogany Dun Nymph illustration Mahogany Dun Emerger illustration Mahogany Dun Adult illustration
Micro Blue Winged Olive (BWO) Pale Olive Green to Blue Gray Jun 1 -
Nov 30
Clouds & warmest part of day 22-26 Evening
Micro Blue Winged Olive (BWO) Nymph illustration Micro Blue Winged Olive (BWO) Emerger illustration Micro Blue Winged Olive (BWO) Adult illustration

Midges

Black Midge Blackish to Black Apr 1 -
Nov 15
All Day 18-20 2-3 Hours
Black Midge Larva illustration Black Midge Emerger illustration Black Midge Adult illustration
Chocolate Brown Midge Brown to Chocolate Feb 15 -
Dec 15
All Day 20-22 2-3 Hours
Chocolate Brown Midge Larva illustration Chocolate Brown Midge Emerger illustration Chocolate Brown Midge Adult illustration
Micro Black Midge Blackish to Black Mar 1 -
Nov 15
Morning 22-26 2-3 Hours
Micro Black Midge Larva illustration Micro Black Midge Emerger illustration Micro Black Midge Adult illustration
Snow Midge Gray to Charcoal Jan 1 -
Dec 31
Warmest part of day 24-28 2-3 Hours
Snow Midge Larva illustration Snow Midge Emerger illustration Snow Midge Adult illustration

Stoneflies

September Stone Reddish Brown with Orange belly Aug 15 -
Oct 31
Early Afternoon to Evening 4-10 NA
September Stone Nymph illustration September Stone Adult illustration

Terrestrials

Beetle Brownish to Black May 1 -
Nov 30
All Day 10-18 NA
Beetle  illustration
Black Ant Black May 1 -
Nov 15
All Day 20-24 NA
Black Ant  illustration
Cricket Brownish Olive to Black Jun 1 -
Nov 30
Twilight & Dusk 8-16 NA
Cricket  illustration
Grasshopper Green to Brownish Tan May 15 -
Nov 15
All Day 2-14 NA
Grasshopper  illustration Grasshopper  illustration


Weather for Blue River Below Dillon

Current: 45 °F    Sunny    Wind: 12 MPH W
Current Condtions

Sunny
Temperature: 45 °F
Humidity: 22%
Wind: 12 mph W
Pressure: 14.94 psi
Cloud Cover: 0%

Friday's Forecast
weather forecastPartly Cloudy
High: 55 °F
Low: 31 °F
Wind: 9 mph WSW
Saturday's Forecast
weather forecastSunny
High: 55 °F
Low: 31 °F
Wind: 10 mph SW
Sunday's Forecast
weather forecastPatchy sleet nearby
High: 44 °F
Low: 28 °F
Wind: 10 mph SW

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