Fishing Conditions: GOOD

Report Rating: GOOD

Fly Fishing Report Date:

Wednesday, Apr 11, 2012

Weather & Water Conditions

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

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.

Likely Catch

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

Current Insect Hatches at Downtown

Insect Type: Midge

Insect: Black Midge

Color: Black

Size: 20

Time: All Day

Recommended Flies for Downtown

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

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 Downtown

Current: 43 °F Partly cloudy Wind: 6 MPH S
Current Condtions

Partly cloudy

Temperature: 43 °F
Humidity: 41%
Wind: 6 mph S
Pressure: 14.55 psi
Cloud Cover: 0%
Thursday's Forecast
weather forecast: Sunny<br/> High: 46 °F  <br/>Low: 30 °F <br/> Wind: 4 mph SSW
High: 46 °F
Low: 30 °F
Wind: 4 mph SSW
Friday's Forecast
weather forecast: Cloudy<br/> High: 43 °F  <br/>Low: 23 °F <br/> Wind: 2 mph WSW
High: 43 °F
Low: 23 °F
Wind: 2 mph WSW
Saturday's Forecast
weather forecast: Sunny<br/> High: 41 °F  <br/>Low: 25 °F <br/> Wind: 4 mph SSW
High: 41 °F
Low: 25 °F
Wind: 4 mph SSW