Fishing Conditions: GOOD

Report Rating: GOOD
Crowd Rating: Crowded
Crowded

Fly Fishing Report Date:

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Weather & Water Conditions

Weather Water
Temp: 60+ Temp: 44-47
Sky: Clear Flow: 431
Wind: None Clarity: Off-Color
Precip: None Runoff: No 

Colorado Stream Update: Deckers has been fishing well as has been it's neighboring Cheesman Canyon. Flows are at 434 CFS, look for ideal flows on the South Platte to be between 250 & 500 CFS.

Current Conditions at Deckers:

Fishing has been fair to good in the mid mooring and late evening for rising trout. The rest of the day to nymph fishing with long leaders and light tippet. The fish are on scuds and san juan worms, use these bugs as your point fly trailed with a variety of caddis, midge and mayfly patterns.

The fishing is good.  Clear skies and 60+ degree weather. The water temperature was between 44-47 degrees and Off-Color.

Likely Catch

Species: Rainbow
Weight: 1 lbs 4 oz
Length: 18 inches
Girth: 8 inches
Rainbow Trout Female Rainbow Trout Female
Rainbow Trout Female Rainbow Trout Female

Current Insect Hatches at Deckers

Insect Type: Midge

Insect: Micro Black Midge

Color: Purplish Black

Size: 20

Time: AM

Insect Type: Midge

Insect: Black Midge

Color: Black

Size: 22

Time: AM

Insect Type: Caddisfly

Insect: October Caddis

Color: Brownish Tan

Size: 18

Time: PM

Recommended Flies for Deckers

Fly: Gold Ribber Hare's Ear
Color: Brownish Tan
Size: 18
Time: All Day
Gold Ribber Hare's Ear Gold Ribber Hare's Ear
Fly: San Juan Worm
Color: Red
Size: 20
Time: All Day
San Juan Worm San Juan Worm
Fly: 20, Incher
Color: Yellow
Size: 16
Time: All Day
20, Incher 20, Incher

Colorado Hatch Conditions for Late May

Caddisflies

Insects: Little Sister Sedge
Color: Green to Greenish Brown
Dates: May 15 – Aug 30
Emergence: Afternoon & Evening
Size: 14-16
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 
Insects: Spotted Sedge
Color: Brownish Yellow
Dates: May 15 – Sep 30
Emergence: Sporadic
Size: 10-12
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: Salmon Fly
Color: Black to Reddish Brown
Dates: May 15 – Jul 15
Emergence: 50-60° Water Late Morning on
Size: 4-8
Spinner Fall: NA
Illustrations © The Flyfisher Group 
Insects: Small Western
Color: Brownish
Dates: May 15 – Jul 15
Emergence: 46-56° Water Temps
Size: 14-18
Spinner Fall: NA
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 

Terrestrials

Insects: Beetle
Color: Brownish to Black
Dates: May 1 – Nov 30
Emergence: All Day
Size: 10-18
Spinner Fall: NA
Illustrations © The Flyfisher Group 
Insects: Black Ant
Color: Black
Dates: May 1 – Nov 15
Emergence: All Day
Size: 20-24
Spinner Fall: NA
Illustrations © The Flyfisher Group 
Insects: Grasshopper
Color: Green to Brownish Tan
Dates: May 15 – Nov 15
Emergence: All Day
Size: 2-14
Spinner Fall: NA
Illustrations © The Flyfisher Group 
Insects: Red Ant
Color: Red to Orangish
Dates: May 1 – Oct 15
Emergence: All Day
Size: 18-22
Spinner Fall: NA
Illustrations © The Flyfisher Group 


Weather for Deckers

Current: 30 °F Light snow Wind: 11 MPH N
Current Condtions

Light snow

Temperature: 30 °F
Humidity: 93%
Wind: 11 mph N
Pressure: 14.76 psi
Cloud Cover: 0%
Friday's Forecast
weather forecast: Light rain shower<br/> High: 53 °F  <br/>Low: 38 °F <br/> Wind: 16 mph NNE
Light rain shower
High: 53 °F
Low: 38 °F
Wind: 16 mph NNE
Saturday's Forecast
weather forecast: Patchy light rain in area with thunder<br/> High: 65 °F  <br/>Low: 41 °F <br/> Wind: 6 mph NE
Patchy light rain in area with thunder
High: 65 °F
Low: 41 °F
Wind: 6 mph NE
Sunday's Forecast
weather forecast: Sunny<br/> High: 70 °F  <br/>Low: 43 °F <br/> Wind: 8 mph SSE
Sunny
High: 70 °F
Low: 43 °F
Wind: 8 mph SSE