Colorado Fly Fishing Reports - Courtesy of The Flyfisher Group

 

Fishing Conditions: GOOD

Report Rating: GOOD

Fly Fishing Report Date:

Wednesday, Apr 11, 2012

Colorado Stream Update: "The Colorado fly fishing for the Rocky Mountain bonefish was great. We caught lots of fish on Jay Zimmerman's backstabber carp fly from Umpqua Feather Merchants."

Current Conditions at Downtown:

We found some nice fish tailing is a slick pool down by Denver's very own REI hole. The fly fishing was great!

The fishing is good.  Clear skies and 60+ degree weather. The water temperature was between 40-43 degrees and Off-Color.



Weather & Water Conditions

Weather Water
Temp: 60+ Temp: 40-43
Sky: Clear Flow: 166
Wind: None Clarity: Off-Color
Precip: None Runoff: No 

Likely Catch

Species: Carp
Weight: 5 lbs 6 oz
Length: 24 inches
Girth: 11 inches

Current Insect Hatches at Downtown

Insect Type: Midge Black Midge Larva Illustration Black Midge Emerger Illustration Black Midge Adult Illustration
Insect: Black Midge
Color: Black
Size: 20
Time: All Day

Recommended Flies for Downtown

Fly: Backstabber Carp Fly spacer
Color: Black
Size: 12
Time: All Day
Fly: San Jaun Worm spacer
Color: Red
Size: 18
Time: All Day

Colorado Hatch Conditions for Early February

Insects Color Dates Emergence Size Spinner Fall Illustrations
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Midges

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

Micro Black Dark Brown to Black Jan 1 -
May 15
38-44° Water Temps Heat of Day 18-22 NA
Micro Black Nymph illustration Micro Black Adult illustration


Weather for Downtown

Current: 45 °F    Clear     Wind: 7 MPH WNW
Current Condtions

Clear
Temperature: 45 °F
Humidity: 24%
Wind: 7 mph WNW
Pressure: 14.84 psi
Cloud Cover: 0%

Wednesday's Forecast
weather forecastSunny
High: 59 °F
Low: 29 °F
Wind: 11 mph WSW
Thursday's Forecast
weather forecastPartly Cloudy
High: 56 °F
Low: 31 °F
Wind: 6 mph S
Friday's Forecast
weather forecastSunny
High: 52 °F
Low: 31 °F
Wind: 6 mph SE

Archived Fishing Reports for Downtown