Winter Weather Great Fishing

By | Fishing Forecast, Fishing Report

Mostly cold temperatures and a little more snow is in the forecast for the coming week. With the snow comes a falling barometer, which generally means active fish. Given the lack of anglers on the waters these days, the need for fish to feed before the winter temperatures get very cold and relatively comfortable conditions, the fishing should be outstanding…

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Here Comes Winter

By | Fishing Forecast, Fishing Report

The fishing scene around the valley is about to take a dramatic turn in the coming week or two. A significant change in the weather is settling in on us and remnant dry fly opportunities are quickly fading. Before the big midge hatches of winter we always enter a phase where nymphing and streamer fishing comes to the forefront of…

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All the Fall Colors

By | Fishing Forecast, Fishing Report

One would be hard pressed to find a more beautiful setting for trout fishing then what is out there right now. The trees are in full autumn color, the weather is nice enough, and there is still good fishing to be had. Looking ahead we should have mostly sunny weather with an occasional quick moving cloud front coming through. Temperatures…

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Closing Windows

By | Fishing Forecast, Fishing Report

The window for anglers to get over rising fish is shortening by the day. Very cold mornings and the low evening sun means one must take advantage of our late afternoon fishery. When the hatches come off, the fish are still eager to come to the surface, but the rise duration keeps growing shorter and shorter. In the coming weeks…

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Falls Finest Fishing

By | Fishing Forecast, Fishing Report

The leaves are beginning to turn color on the rivers here. Mornings are cool, darkness is falling quicker each night. River levels are approaching winter time flows, elk are bugling, chukars are chuking, and anglers are finding a few hours of Nirvana every afternoon. Autumn in the Rockies is an awesome time of year and those that are out immersing…

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Hopper Time

By | Fishing Forecast, Fishing Report

As we close in on the fall we can look back at the this as the summer without the August doldrums. Our heavy spring rains kept our fishing blue ribbon right through the hottest time of the year, when we generally see a drop-off in fish numbers getting caught. With September coming, expect more great fishing. We will begin seeing…

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