Colorado Fly Fishing Reports - Courtesy of The Flyfisher Group

 

Fishing Conditions: GOOD

Report Rating: GOOD

Fly Fishing Report Date:

Wednesday, Dec 31, 2014

Colorado Stream Update: The St. Vrain is one of our favorite winter time haunts on Colorado's front range. The weather is nice and the fish are big! Get out and fish to bring in 2015!

Current Conditions at Saint Vrain:

Colorado fly fishing at its finest, the St. Vrain River! Treat yourself this winter and book a trip on our very own St. Vrain River fly fishing preserve, Williams Ranch! Give us a call at 800 882-4314 to book your trip today!

The fishing is good.  Clear skies and 28-31 degree weather. The water temperature was between 36-39 degrees and Crystal Clear.



Weather & Water Conditions

Weather Water
Temp: 28-31 Temp: 36-39
Sky: Clear Flow: 20
Wind: None Clarity: Crystal Clear
Precip: None Runoff: No 

Likely Catch

Species: Rainbow Rainbow Trout Female
Rainbow Trout Male
Weight: 3 lbs 8 oz
Length: 20 inches
Girth: 8 inches

Current Insect Hatches at Saint Vrain

Insect Type: Midge Black Midge Larva Illustration Black Midge Emerger Illustration Black Midge Adult Illustration
Insect: Black Midge
Color: Black
Size: 22
Time: AM

Recommended Flies for Saint Vrain

Fly: Black Beauty Black Beauty
Color: Black
Size: 22
Time: AM
Fly: Dorsey's Top Secret Midge Dorsey's Top Secret Midge
Color: Brown Olive
Size: 20
Time: All Day
Fly: Jujubee Midge Jujubee Midge
Color: Black
Size: 24
Time: All Day

Colorado Hatch Conditions for Early March

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

Caddisflies

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

Mayflies

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

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
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

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
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 Saint Vrain

Current: 20 °F    Light snow    Wind: 0 MPH N
Current Condtions

Light snow
Temperature: 20 °F
Humidity: 89%
Wind: 0 mph N
Pressure: 14.79 psi
Cloud Cover: 0%

Sunday's Forecast
weather forecastMist
High: 25 °F
Low: 17 °F
Wind: 6 mph E
Monday's Forecast
weather forecastFog
High: 41 °F
Low: 26 °F
Wind: 4 mph ESE
Tuesday's Forecast
weather forecastPatchy heavy snow
High: 24 °F
Low: 3 °F
Wind: 10 mph ENE

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