Fishing Conditions: GOOD

Report Rating: GOOD

Fishing Trip Date:

Monday, Oct 31, 2011

Quote(s) of the Day: "I didn't even know that a fish was on there!"

Fishing Highlights:

The bite was very subtle today and every fish required a great drift. We had no problem getting fish to the net with one big brown that was well over five pounds and a rainbow that was pushing six and half pounds. We fought a cutbow that was all of seven pounds, but was lost after the fish had rolled up the line and maneuvered itself free.

The fishing is good.  Clear skies and 44-47 degree weather. The water temperature was between 36-39 degrees and Crystal Clear.

Fishing Report By:

Cody Deguelle - Guide Photo
Cody
Deguelle

Weather & Water Conditions

Weather Water
Temp: 44-47 Temp: 36-39
Sky: Clear Flow: 45
Wind: None Clarity: Crystal Clear
Precip: None Runoff: No 
Time on Water: 4 hours Number of Anglers: 1
Number Hookups: 26 Number Landed: 19

Best Fish

Species: Rainbow Rainbow Trout Female
Rainbow Trout Male
Weight: 6 lbs 6 oz
Length: 23 inches
Girth: 0 inches

Reported Insect Hatchs

None

Recommended Flies

Fly: October Caddis spacer
Color: Orange
Size: 14
Time: PM
Fly: Sparkle Wing Rs2 Sparkle Wing Rs2
Color: Gray
Size: 22
Time: PM
Fly: Pheasant Tail Pheasant Tail
Color: Brown
Size: 20
Time: AM

Boulder River Ranch Monday, Oct 31, 2011 Fishing Trip Photos

Colorado Fly Fishing, Trout Fishing, Guided Fishing, South Boulder Creek
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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 Boulder River Ranch

Current: 70 °F    Sunny    Wind: 8 MPH ENE
Current Condtions

Sunny
Temperature: 70 °F
Humidity: 40%
Wind: 8 mph ENE
Pressure: 14.84 psi
Cloud Cover: 0%

Saturday's Forecast
weather forecastSunny
High: 71 °F
Low: 57 °F
Wind: 8 mph E
Sunday's Forecast
weather forecastSunny
High: 82 °F
Low: 58 °F
Wind: 11 mph NW
Monday's Forecast
weather forecastSunny
High: 82 °F
Low: 54 °F
Wind: 7 mph SE

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