Fishing Conditions: FROZEN

Report Rating: FROZEN
Crowd Rating: Not Crowded
Not Crowded

Fly Fishing Report Date:

Monday, Mar 6, 2017

Weather & Water Conditions

Weather Water
Temp: 44-47 Temp: 32-35
Sky: Clear Flow: 0
Wind: Gusting Clarity: Off-Color
Precip: None Runoff: No 

Colorado Stream Update: Bear Creek is still mostly frozen over and not fishable at this point.

Current Conditions at Bear Creek:

Check our reports on other local tail waters for better fishing in the Denver/Metro area.

 Clear skies and 44-47 degree weather. The water temperature was between 32-35 degrees and Off-Color.

Likely Catch

Species: No Fish Caught
Weight: 0 lbs 0 oz
Length: 0 inches
Girth: 0 inches

Current Insect Hatches at Bear Creek

None

Recommended Flies for Bear Creek


Colorado Hatch Conditions for Late April

Caddisflies

Insects: American Grannom
Color: Bright Green to Greenish Brown
Dates: Mar 1 – May 15
Emergence: Early Morning & Afternoon
Size: 10-14
Spinner Fall: NA
Illustrations © The Flyfisher Group 
Insects: Little Tan Short Horn Sedge
Color: Dark Brown to Yellow
Dates: Mar 1 – Aug 30
Emergence: Sporadic
Size: 14-16
Spinner Fall: NA
Illustrations © The Flyfisher Group 

Mayflies

Insects: Blue Winged Olive
Color: Light Olive Brown to Brown Olive
Dates: Mar 1 – Nov 15
Emergence: Clouds & warmest part of day
Size: 16-18
Spinner Fall: Evening
Illustrations © The Flyfisher Group 
Insects: Western Black Quill
Color: Purplish Black to Grayish Brown
Dates: Apr 1 – Jun 30
Emergence: Mid Morning
Size: 14-12
Spinner Fall: Evening
Illustrations © The Flyfisher Group 

Midges

Insects: Black Midge
Color: Blackish to Black
Dates: Apr 1 – Nov 15
Emergence: All Day
Size: 18-20
Spinner Fall: 2-3 Hours
Illustrations © The Flyfisher Group 
Insects: Chocolate Brown Midge
Color: Brown to Chocolate
Dates: Feb 15 – Dec 15
Emergence: All Day
Size: 20-22
Spinner Fall: 2-3 Hours
Illustrations © The Flyfisher Group 
Insects: Micro Black Midge
Color: Blackish to Black
Dates: Mar 1 – Nov 15
Emergence: Morning
Size: 22-26
Spinner Fall: 2-3 Hours
Illustrations © The Flyfisher Group 
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 

Stoneflies

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 
Insects: Skwala Stone
Color: Dark Brown to Yellow Olive
Dates: Mar 1 – May 15
Emergence: 38-47° Water Temps, Late afternoon and evening. Riffles and bankwater near foliage.
Size: 6-12
Spinner Fall:
Illustrations © The Flyfisher Group 
Insects: Winter Black
Color: Black Brown to Reddish Olive, Mottled Brown
Dates: Apr 1 – Aug 15
Emergence: Cold Mountain Streams and Small Ponds
Size: 18-22
Spinner Fall: NA
Illustrations © The Flyfisher Group 


Weather for Bear Creek

Current: 27 °F Partly cloudy Wind: 17 MPH W
Current Condtions

Partly cloudy

Temperature: 27 °F
Humidity: 58%
Wind: 17 mph W
Pressure: 14.65 psi
Cloud Cover: 50%
Monday's Forecast
weather forecast: Sunny<br/> High: 43 °F  <br/>Low: 25 °F <br/> Wind: 16 mph W
Sunny
High: 43 °F
Low: 25 °F
Wind: 16 mph W
Tuesday's Forecast
weather forecast: Sunny<br/> High: 38 °F  <br/>Low: 18 °F <br/> Wind: 9 mph WSW
Sunny
High: 38 °F
Low: 18 °F
Wind: 9 mph WSW
Wednesday's Forecast
weather forecast: Sunny<br/> High: 34 °F  <br/>Low: 22 °F <br/> Wind: 8 mph WSW
Sunny
High: 34 °F
Low: 22 °F
Wind: 8 mph WSW