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Colorado Trout Fisher Report - South Platte-Deckers

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Rating: GOOD
Report Rating: GOOD
Trip Date: Sun, Sep 1, 2019
(Flow = 400 cfs)
Report by
Ameen Hosain
Quote(s) of the Day: Next time I go to the store I’m buying a fly rod! This is just too fun!
Notes:
Linda had just moved to Colorado and was eager to learn how to fly fish. She wanted to learn everything she could so that maybe one day she could do it all herself. After about 30 minutes it was clear that she was a natural. It didn’t take long before she had a solid cast, and was getting solid drifts every time . Towards the end of the day she spotted a nice trout feeding in a shallow riffle. With a precise cast, she made her presentation and the fish ate her fly right away. After a perfect hook set and a couple long runs, she finessed the fish into the net. A beautiful rainbow trout was her final fish of the day. With good scenery and good fishing, it just doesn’t get better!

Clear skies and 60+ degree weather. The water temperature was between 52-55 degrees and Crystal Clear. The fishing is good.

Weather Water
Temp: 60+ Temp: 52-55
Sky: Clear Flow: 400
Wind: None Clarity: Crystal Clear
Precip: None Runoff: No

The Trip

Time on Water: 5 hrs.     Anglers: 3
Hookups: 9   Landed: 5

Best Fish

Species: Rainbow  Weight: 1 lbs 0 oz
Length: 17 inches   Girth: 5 inches

Recommended Flies

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Hatch Conditions

Fly: Trico
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Fly: Blue Winged Olive
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