Colorado Fly Fishing Reports - Courtesy of The Flyfisher Group

 

Fishing Conditions: GREAT

Report Rating: GREAT

Fly Fishing Report Date:

Monday, Feb 9, 2015

Colorado Stream Update: "What a perfect day to be on the river in February!"

Current Conditions at Clear Creek:

It was an absolutely wonderful day on the river. The fish were feeding and taking advantage of the warm weather, as were we, moving around and feeding heavily on midges. The lower sections of the canyon look daunting and completely frozen over, however as you make your way up the canyon, many of the sun exposed sections are completely ice free. A light tandem nymph rig did the trick and we were hitting fish in almost every section that looked fishy. We did not get into anything of real size, however we hooked and landed a number of fish and came away with a whole new set of fly fishing skills. There was a bit of construction going on, as it looked like the county was building an entire paved trail system running the length of the canyon. Pat and Mike are coming back in the spring and look forward to taking advantage of this new trail system and getting on the water on another beautiful day.

Fishing has been best from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and fly fishing trips have been catching lots of trout. The fish are feeding mostly on midges during the midday hatch hours. Make sure you are getting a good drag free drift in order to hook fish.  The fishing is great.  Clear skies and 56-59 degree weather. The water temperature was between 32-35 degrees and Slightly Off.



Weather & Water Conditions

Weather Water
Temp: 56-59 Temp: 32-35
Sky: Clear Flow: 51
Wind: None Clarity: Slightly Off
Precip: None Runoff: No 

Likely Catch

Species: Brown Brown Trout Female
Brown Trout Male
Weight: 0 lbs 11 oz
Length: 13 inches
Girth: 0 inches

Current Insect Hatches at Clear Creek

None

Recommended Flies for Clear Creek

Fly: Black Beauty Black Beauty
Color: 
Size: 22
Time: All Day
Fly: Wd 40 Wd 40
Color: 
Size: 20
Time: All Day
Fly: Brassie Brassie
Color: 
Size: 20
Time: All Day

Clear Creek Monday, Feb 09, 2015 Fishing Trip Photos

Rainbow trout. Brown trout. FUGBUG Rods. Colorado Trout Fisher. Coloradoflyfishingreports.com. Lincoln Hills Fly Fishing Club. Denver, CO. Golden, CO. Boulder, CO
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Colorado Hatch Conditions for Late February

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

Midges

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
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 Clear Creek

Current: 1 °F    Partly Cloudy     Wind: 11 MPH W
Current Condtions

Partly Cloudy
Temperature: 1 °F
Humidity: 77%
Wind: 11 mph W
Pressure: 14.58 psi
Cloud Cover: 50%

Friday's Forecast
weather forecastOvercast
High: 17 °F
Low: 10 °F
Wind: 4 mph ENE
Saturday's Forecast
weather forecastMist
High: 21 °F
Low: 17 °F
Wind: 6 mph ESE
Sunday's Forecast
weather forecastPartly Cloudy
High: 26 °F
Low: 19 °F
Wind: 3 mph WNW

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