Fishing Conditions: POOR

Report Rating: POOR
Crowd Rating: Not Crowded
Not Crowded

Fly Fishing Report Date:

Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019

Weather & Water Conditions

Weather Water
Temp: 60+ Temp: 60+
Sky: Clear Flow: 0
Wind: None Clarity: Slightly Off
Precip: None Runoff: No 

Colorado Stream Update: Be sure to check for Blue Algae

Current Conditions at Quincy Reservoir:

Quincy Reservior has had confirmed reports of 'Blue-Algea' which has been linked to cause harm to people and canines alike. Given these conditions we recommend fishing else-where. It is important to always call authorities and check regulations before recreationally using any body of water. Try a hike to a high alpine lake before it gets too cold!

Seek fishy water else-where  The fishing is slow.  Clear skies and 60+ degree weather. The water temperature was between 60+ degrees and Slightly Off.

Likely Catch

Species: Largemouth Bass
Weight: 1 lbs 6 oz
Length: 12 inches
Girth: 6 inches

Current Insect Hatches at Quincy Reservoir

None

Recommended Flies for Quincy Reservoir

Fly: Clouser Minnow
Color: Chartruse
Size: 8
Time: 
Clouser Minnow Clouser Minnow

Colorado Hatch Conditions for Late September

Caddisflies

Insects: Green Sedge
Color: Olive to Gray Brown
Dates: Jul 15 – Sep 30
Emergence: Morning & Afternoon
Size: 12-14
Spinner Fall: NA
Illustrations © The Flyfisher Group 
Insects: Little Black Sedge
Color: Chocolate to Black
Dates: Jul 15 – Sep 30
Emergence: Sporadic
Size: 16-18
Spinner Fall: NA
Illustrations © The Flyfisher Group 
Insects: Micro Caddis
Color: Yellow, Orange or Brown
Dates: Jun 15 – Oct 15
Emergence: Sporadic
Size: 20-22
Spinner Fall: NA
Illustrations © The Flyfisher Group 
Insects: October Caddis
Color: Orange Tan to Grayish Black
Dates: Sep 1 – Oct 30
Emergence: Shallows, Afternoon & Evening
Size: 8-10
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: Gray Drake
Color: Gray
Dates: Jun 1 – Nov 30
Emergence: Late Morning
Size: 14-16
Spinner Fall: Evening
Illustrations © The Flyfisher Group 
Insects: Mahogany Dun
Color: Reddish Brown to Blackish Brown
Dates: Sep 1 – Oct 31
Emergence: Early Afternoon
Size: 16-18
Spinner Fall: Late Evening
Illustrations © The Flyfisher Group 
Insects: Micro Blue Winged Olive (BWO)
Color: Pale Olive Green to Blue Gray
Dates: Jun 1 – Nov 30
Emergence: Clouds & warmest part of day
Size: 22-26
Spinner Fall: Evening
Illustrations © The Flyfisher Group 
Insects: Red Quill
Color: Reddish Brown
Dates: Jun 15 – Sep 30
Emergence: Mid Morning
Size: 14-16
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: September Stone
Color: Reddish Brown with Orange belly
Dates: Aug 15 – Oct 31
Emergence: Early Afternoon to Evening
Size: 4-10
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 & Red Ant
Color: Red & Black
Dates: Jul 1 – Sep 30
Emergence: All Day
Size: 18-20
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: Cricket
Color: Brownish Olive to Black
Dates: Jun 1 – Nov 30
Emergence: Twilight & Dusk
Size: 8-16
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 


Current Conditions

Clear
Currently: Clear Sky
Temperature:  73 F
Temp Max:  76 F
Temp Min:  71 F
Humidity: 13%
Wind: 11 SSE mph
Pressure: 1018
Clear Sunday 6:00PM — 72 
Expect clear sky with temperatures ranging between 72 and 74 .
Wind: 15 ESE mph; Humidity: 17%; 
Clear Sunday 9:00PM — 58 
Expect clear sky with temperatures ranging between 58 and 59 .
Wind: 8 W mph; Humidity: 35%; 
Clouds Monday 6:00AM — 52 
Expect overcast clouds with temperatures ranging between 52 and 52 .
Wind: 6 NNW mph; Humidity: 31%; 
Clouds Monday 9:00AM — 64 
Expect overcast clouds with temperatures ranging between 64 and 64 .
Wind: 3 SE mph; Humidity: 20%; 
Clouds Monday 12:00PM — 75 
Expect overcast clouds with temperatures ranging between 75 and 75 .
Wind: 11 ESE mph; Humidity: 16%; 
Clouds Monday 3:00PM — 81 
Expect overcast clouds with temperatures ranging between 81 and 81 .
Wind: 16 SE mph; Humidity: 13%; 
Clouds Monday 6:00PM — 77 
Expect scattered clouds with temperatures ranging between 77 and 77 .
Wind: 21 ESE mph; Humidity: 16%; 
Clear Monday 9:00PM — 63 
Expect clear sky with temperatures ranging between 63 and 63 .
Wind: 1 SE mph; Humidity: 29%; 
Clouds Tuesday 6:00AM — 58 
Expect few clouds with temperatures ranging between 58 and 58 .
Wind: 11 SW mph; Humidity: 24%; 
Clear Tuesday 9:00AM — 68 
Expect clear sky with temperatures ranging between 68 and 68 .
Wind: 8 W mph; Humidity: 18%; 
Clouds Tuesday 12:00PM — 80 
Expect few clouds with temperatures ranging between 80 and 80 .
Wind: 23 SW mph; Humidity: 10%; 
Clear Tuesday 3:00PM — 85 
Expect clear sky with temperatures ranging between 85 and 85 .
Wind: 28 W mph; Humidity: 9%; 
Clear Tuesday 6:00PM — 81 
Expect clear sky with temperatures ranging between 81 and 81 .
Wind: 21 NW mph; Humidity: 13%; 
Clear Tuesday 9:00PM — 68 
Expect clear sky with temperatures ranging between 68 and 68 .
Wind: 20 W mph; Humidity: 20%;