Colorado Fly Fishing Reports - Courtesy of The Flyfisher Group

 

Fishing Conditions: GOOD

Report Rating: GOOD

Fly Fishing Report Date:

Tuesday, Apr 17, 2012

Colorado Stream Update: "Colorado's St. Vrain is fly fishing great with dry flies and droppers. We are catching lots of quality rainbow trout and our fly fishing guides have come back with excellent fishing reports."

Current Conditions at Saint Vrain:

We caught some nice fish in the shallow riffles that were rising to emerging midge patterns like a size 20 Griffith's Gnat. It was awesome to see some of the first rising fish of the spring fly fishing season!

The fishing is good.  Clear skies and 48-51 degree weather. The water temperature was between 36-39 degrees and Crystal Clear.



Weather & Water Conditions

Weather Water
Temp: 48-51 Temp: 36-39
Sky: Clear Flow: 65
Wind: None Clarity: Crystal Clear
Precip: None Runoff: No 

Likely Catch

Species: Rainbow Rainbow Trout Female
Rainbow Trout Male
Weight: 1 lbs 3 oz
Length: 17 inches
Girth: 7 inches

Current Insect Hatches at Saint Vrain

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 Saint Vrain

Fly: Brook's Sprout Midge spacer
Color: Black
Size: 20
Time: All Day
Fly: Money Midge spacer
Color: Blackish Purple
Size: 20
Time: All Day

Colorado Hatch Conditions for Late December

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

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


Weather for Saint Vrain

Current: 36 °F    Overcast     Wind: 7 MPH NW
Current Condtions

Overcast
Temperature: 36 °F
Humidity: 63%
Wind: 7 mph NW
Pressure: 14.61 psi
Cloud Cover: 100%

Monday's Forecast
weather forecastPatchy light snow
High: 42 °F
Low: 26 °F
Wind: 15 mph WNW
Tuesday's Forecast
weather forecastPartly Cloudy
High: 37 °F
Low: 22 °F
Wind: 15 mph NW
Wednesday's Forecast
weather forecastSunny
High: 49 °F
Low: 35 °F
Wind: 14 mph W

Archived Fishing Reports for Saint Vrain