Fishing Conditions: GOOD

Report Rating: GOOD
Crowd Rating: Somewhat Crowded
Somewhat Crowded

Fly Fishing Report Date:

Sunday, Dec 15, 2019

Weather & Water Conditions

Weather Water
Temp: 32-35 Temp: 32-35
Sky: Clear Flow: 75
Wind: None Clarity: Crystal Clear
Precip: None Runoff: No 

Colorado Stream Update: The Willy's Fork is fishing decently

Current Conditions at Williams Fork:

As winter really settles in fish are being found more and more in deep holding areas. Target the warmest part of the day and be sure to get your flies low and slow. Nymph-rigs fished in deep holding runs with an attractor fly such as a Prince, Hare's ear or leech followed by a selective emerger or midge offering is a good place to start. Fishing a streamer is never a bad idea. The lower section near the Colorado is also fishing well with deep nymph rigs.

Winter fishing conditions are in effect  The fishing is good.  Clear skies and 32-35 degree weather. The water temperature was between 32-35 degrees and Crystal Clear.

Likely Catch

Species: Brown
Weight: 2 lbs 9 oz
Length: 17 inches
Girth: 8 inches
Brown Trout Female Brown Trout Female
Brown Trout Male Brown Trout Male

Current Insect Hatches at Williams Fork

Insect Type: Midge

Insect: Black Midge

Color: Black

Size: 22

Time:

Recommended Flies for Williams Fork

Fly: Two Bit Hooker
Color: Olive
Size: 18
Time: 
Two Bit Hooker Two Bit Hooker
Fly: Sparkle Wing Rs2
Color: Blue Gray
Size: 20
Time: 
Sparkle Wing Rs2 Sparkle Wing Rs2
Fly: Black Beauty
Color: Black
Size: 22
Time: 
Black Beauty Black Beauty

Colorado Hatch Conditions for Late February

Midges

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: 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: Micro Black
Color: Dark Brown to Black
Dates: Jan 1 – May 15
Emergence: 38-44° Water Temps Heat of Day
Size: 18-22
Spinner Fall: NA
Illustrations © The Flyfisher Group 


Current Conditions

Clouds
Currently: Overcast Clouds
Temperature:  15 F
Temp Max:  23 F
Temp Min:  7 F
Humidity: 62%
Wind: 47 W mph
Pressure: 1015
Snow Monday 5:00PM — 11 
Expect light snow with temperatures ranging between 11 and 11 .
Wind: 33 WNW mph; Humidity: 79%;  Snow: 0.38 for next 3 hours.
Clouds Monday 8:00PM —
Expect broken clouds with temperatures ranging between 4 and 4 .
Wind: 12 SW mph; Humidity: 96%; 
Snow Monday 11:00PM —
Expect light snow with temperatures ranging between 4 and 5 .
Wind: 10 SW mph; Humidity: 96%;  Snow: 0.44 for next 3 hours.
Snow Tuesday 2:00AM —
Expect light snow with temperatures ranging between 6 and 6 .
Wind: 9 W mph; Humidity: 96%;  Snow: 0.81 for next 3 hours.
Snow Tuesday 5:00AM —
Expect light snow with temperatures ranging between 2 and 2 .
Wind: 11 WSW mph; Humidity: 98%;  Snow: 0.69 for next 3 hours.
Snow Tuesday 8:00AM —
Expect light snow with temperatures ranging between 3 and 3 .
Wind: 12 W mph; Humidity: 94%;  Snow: 0.38 for next 3 hours.
Snow Tuesday 11:00AM —
Expect light snow with temperatures ranging between 8 and 8 .
Wind: 17 NW mph; Humidity: 75%;  Snow: 0.38 for next 3 hours.
Snow Tuesday 2:00PM — 12 
Expect light snow with temperatures ranging between 12 and 12 .
Wind: 18 WNW mph; Humidity: 73%;  Snow: 0.38 for next 3 hours.
Snow Tuesday 5:00PM — 10 
Expect light snow with temperatures ranging between 10 and 10 .
Wind: 13 WNW mph; Humidity: 74%;  Snow: 0.25 for next 3 hours.
Clouds Tuesday 8:00PM — -0 
Expect broken clouds with temperatures ranging between -0 and -0 .
Wind: 5 SSW mph; Humidity: 95%; 
Clouds Tuesday 11:00PM — -3 
Expect broken clouds with temperatures ranging between -3 and -3 .
Wind: 6 SSW mph; Humidity: 98%; 
Clouds Wednesday 2:00AM — -7 
Expect overcast clouds with temperatures ranging between -7 and -7 .
Wind: 6 S mph; Humidity: 94%; 
Clouds Wednesday 5:00AM — -9 
Expect broken clouds with temperatures ranging between -9 and -9 .
Wind: 4 S mph; Humidity: 91%; 
Clear Wednesday 8:00AM — -1 
Expect clear sky with temperatures ranging between -1 and -1 .
Wind: 0 NW mph; Humidity: 82%; 
Clear Wednesday 11:00AM — 14 
Expect clear sky with temperatures ranging between 14 and 14 .
Wind: 10 NW mph; Humidity: 68%; 
Clouds Wednesday 2:00PM — 19 
Expect few clouds with temperatures ranging between 19 and 19 .
Wind: 11 WNW mph; Humidity: 73%; 
Clouds Wednesday 5:00PM — 15 
Expect scattered clouds with temperatures ranging between 15 and 15 .
Wind: 4 W mph; Humidity: 88%; 
Clouds Wednesday 8:00PM — 10 
Expect overcast clouds with temperatures ranging between 10 and 10 .
Wind: 5 SW mph; Humidity: 91%; 
Snow Wednesday 11:00PM —
Expect light snow with temperatures ranging between 9 and 9 .
Wind: 5 SSW mph; Humidity: 96%;  Snow: 0.31 for next 3 hours.
Snow Thursday 2:00AM —
Expect light snow with temperatures ranging between 8 and 8 .
Wind: 8 SW mph; Humidity: 96%;  Snow: 0.44 for next 3 hours.