saint vrain
Report: CASE 3 Saint VrainFishing Report | Colorado Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
Colorado Fly Fishing Reports - Courtesy of The Flyfisher Group

 

Fishing Conditions: HORRIBLE

Report Rating: HORRIBLE

Fly Fishing Report Date:

Friday, May 22, 2015

Colorado Stream Update: No a good option right now.

Current Conditions at Saint Vrain:

Flows on the Vrain are high and look to be high for a while. Now is s good time to check out the tailwaters along the Front Range such as, Big Thompson, Cheesman, or 11 Mile Canyon.

Looks like it is time for rafting! Be careful out there the water is running high and fast.  The fishing is awful.  Partly Cloudy skies and 60+ degree weather. The water temperature was between 40-43 degrees and Off-Color.



Weather & Water Conditions

Weather Water
Temp: 60+ Temp: 40-43
Sky: Partly Cloudy Flow: 750
Wind: None Clarity: Off-Color
Precip: None Runoff: Yes 
(All Day)

Likely Catch

Species: No Fish Caught
Weight: 0 lbs 0 oz
Length: 0 inches
Girth: 0 inches

Current Insect Hatches at Saint Vrain

None

Recommended Flies for Saint Vrain


Colorado Hatch Conditions for Late May

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

Caddisflies

Little Sister Sedge Green to Greenish Brown May 15 -
Aug 30
Afternoon & Evening 14-16 NA
Little Sister Sedge Larva illustration Little Sister Sedge Emerger illustration Little Sister Sedge 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
Spotted Sedge Brownish Yellow May 15 -
Sep 30
Sporadic 10-12 NA
Spotted Sedge Larva illustration Spotted Sedge Emerger illustration Spotted 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
Western Black Quill Purplish Black to Grayish Brown Apr 1 -
Jun 30
Mid Morning 14-12 Evening
Western Black Quill Nymph illustration Western Black Quill Emerger illustration Western Black Quill Adult illustration

Midges

Black Midge Blackish to Black Apr 1 -
Nov 15
All Day 18-20 2-3 Hours
Black Midge Larva illustration Black Midge Emerger illustration Black Midge 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

Stoneflies

Salmon Fly Black to Reddish Brown May 15 -
Jul 15
50-60° Water Late Morning on 4-8 NA
Salmon Fly Nymph illustration Salmon Fly Adult illustration
Small Western Brownish May 15 -
Jul 15
46-56° Water Temps 14-18 NA
Small Western Nymph illustration Small Western Adult illustration
Winter Black Black Brown to Reddish Olive, Mottled Brown Apr 1 -
Aug 15
Cold Mountain Streams and Small Ponds 18-22 NA
Winter Black Nymph illustration Winter Black Adult illustration

Terrestrials

Beetle Brownish to Black May 1 -
Nov 30
All Day 10-18 NA
Beetle  illustration
Black Ant Black May 1 -
Nov 15
All Day 20-24 NA
Black Ant  illustration
Grasshopper Green to Brownish Tan May 15 -
Nov 15
All Day 2-14 NA
Grasshopper  illustration Grasshopper  illustration
Red Ant Red to Orangish May 1 -
Oct 15
All Day 18-22 NA
Red Ant  illustration


Weather for Saint Vrain

Current: 56 °F    Sunny    Wind: 0 MPH N
Current Condtions

Sunny
Temperature: 56 °F
Humidity: 76%
Wind: 0 mph N
Pressure: 14.88 psi
Cloud Cover: 0%

Saturday's Forecast
weather forecastSunny
High: 76 °F
Low: 57 °F
Wind: 7 mph ESE
Sunday's Forecast
weather forecastSunny
High: 80 °F
Low: 53 °F
Wind: 11 mph WNW
Monday's Forecast
weather forecastSunny
High: 82 °F
Low: 53 °F
Wind: 7 mph SE

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