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Report: CASE 3 Boulder CreekFishing Report | Colorado Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
Colorado Fly Fishing Reports - Courtesy of The Flyfisher Group


Fishing Conditions: GOOD

Report Rating: GOOD

Fly Fishing Report Date:

Monday, Mar 16, 2015

Colorado Stream Update: Quit your job right now and go fishing on Boulder Creek! Work is over rated anyway, fishing, however, is fun so get out and fish!

Current Conditions at Boulder Creek:

Dry dropper is the name of the game. Good hatches of midges and micro blue winged olives have been coming off throughout the day.

Boulder Creek is ice free and the fly fishing is great This is some of the best action of the year on Boulder Creek! The fish have not seen any pressure in months and good hatches of midges and blue winged olives keep the fish rising.  The fishing is good.  Clear skies and 60+ degree weather. The water temperature was between 36-39 degrees and Slightly Off.

Weather & Water Conditions

Weather Water
Temp: 60+ Temp: 36-39
Sky: Clear Flow: 42
Wind: None Clarity: Slightly Off
Precip: None Runoff: No 

Likely Catch

Species: Brown Brown Trout Female
Brown Trout Male
Weight: 1 lbs 6 oz
Length: 15 inches
Girth: 7 inches

Current Insect Hatches at Boulder Creek

Insect Type: Midge Black Midge Larva Illustration Black Midge Emerger Illustration Black Midge Adult Illustration
Insect: Black Midge
Color: Black
Size: 22
Time: All Day
Insect Type: Mayfly Micro Blue Winged Olive (BWO) Emerger Illustration Micro Blue Winged Olive (BWO) Nymph Illustration Micro Blue Winged Olive (BWO) Adult Illustration
Insect: Micro Blue Winged Olive (BWO)
Color: Brownish Olive
Size: 18
Time: All Day

Recommended Flies for Boulder Creek

Fly: Parachute Adams Parachute Adams
Color: Blue Gray
Size: 18
Time: All Day
Fly: Black Beauty Black Beauty
Color: Black
Size: 20
Time: All Day
Fly: Garcia's Rojo Midge Garcia's Rojo Midge
Color: Red
Size: 22
Time: All Day

Colorado Hatch Conditions for Late March

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


American Grannom Bright Green to Greenish Brown Mar 1 -
May 15
Early Morning & Afternoon 10-14 NA
American Grannom Larva illustration American Grannom Emerger illustration American Grannom Adult illustration
Little Tan Short Horn Sedge Dark Brown to Yellow Mar 1 -
Aug 30
Sporadic 14-16 NA
Little Tan Short Horn Sedge Larva illustration Little Tan Short Horn Sedge Emerger illustration Little Tan Short Horn Sedge Adult illustration


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


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


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
Skwala Stone Dark Brown to Yellow Olive Mar 1 -
May 15
38-47° Water Temps, Late afternoon and evening. Riffles and bankwater near foliage. 6-12
Skwala Stone Nymph illustration Skwala Stone Adult illustration

Weather for Boulder Creek

Current: 66 °F    Sunny    Wind: 4 MPH E
Current Condtions

Temperature: 66 °F
Humidity: 28%
Wind: 4 mph E
Pressure: 14.76 psi
Cloud Cover: 0%

Saturday's Forecast
weather forecastSunny
High: 76 °F
Low: 44 °F
Wind: 10 mph W
Sunday's Forecast
weather forecastSunny
High: 67 °F
Low: 44 °F
Wind: 7 mph ESE
Monday's Forecast
weather forecastSunny
High: 72 °F
Low: 46 °F
Wind: 9 mph WNW

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