Colorado Fly Fishing Reports - Courtesy of The Flyfisher Group


Fishing Conditions: FAIR

Report Rating: FAIR

Fly Fishing Report Date:

Monday, Jul 21, 2014

Colorado Stream Update:

Current Conditions at Saint Vrain:

Fishing is solid along the St. Vrain water flows are down and clear. Dry Dropper is the best technique with fish keying in on small stoneflies and stimulators. Look for the softer pockets and get a good drag free drift for best results.   The fishing is fair.  Clear skies and 19- degree weather. The water temperature was between 52-55 degrees and Crystal Clear.

Weather & Water Conditions

Weather Water
Temp: 19- Temp: 52-55
Sky: Clear Flow: 43
Wind: None Clarity: Crystal Clear
Precip: None Runoff: No 

Likely Catch

Species: Brown Brown Trout Female
Brown Trout Male
Weight: 1 lbs 0 oz
Length: 15 inches
Girth: 4 inches

Current Insect Hatches at Saint Vrain


Recommended Flies for Saint Vrain

Fly: Flashback Pheasant Tail Flashback Pheasant Tail
Color: Brown Olive
Size: 14
Fly: Parachute Madam X Parachute Madam X
Color: Tannish Olive
Size: 12
Fly: Purple Prince Purple Prince
Color: Purpleish Black
Size: 16

Colorado Hatch Conditions for Late November

Insects Color Dates Emergence Size Spinner Fall Illustrations
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Gray Drake Gray Jun 1 -
Nov 30
Late Morning 14-16 Evening
Gray Drake Nymph illustration Gray Drake Emerger illustration Gray Drake Adult illustration
Micro Blue Winged Olive (BWO) Pale Olive Green to Blue Gray Jun 1 -
Nov 30
Clouds & warmest part of day 22-26 Evening
Micro Blue Winged Olive (BWO) Nymph illustration Micro Blue Winged Olive (BWO) Emerger illustration Micro Blue Winged Olive (BWO) 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
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


Beetle Brownish to Black May 1 -
Nov 30
All Day 10-18 NA
Beetle  illustration
Cricket Brownish Olive to Black Jun 1 -
Nov 30
Twilight & Dusk 8-16 NA
Cricket  illustration

Weather for Saint Vrain

Current: 44 °F    Partly Cloudy     Wind: 4 MPH ENE
Current Condtions

Partly Cloudy
Temperature: 44 °F
Humidity: 51%
Wind: 4 mph ENE
Pressure: 14.53 psi
Cloud Cover: 50%

Sunday's Forecast
weather forecastSunny
High: 36 °F
Low: 28 °F
Wind: 23 mph WNW
Monday's Forecast
weather forecastPatchy light snow
High: 35 °F
Low: 26 °F
Wind: 17 mph NW
Tuesday's Forecast
weather forecastSunny
High: 42 °F
Low: 35 °F
Wind: 19 mph W

Archived Fishing Reports for Saint Vrain