Fishing Conditions: EXCELLENT

Report Rating: EXCELLENT

Fishing Trip Date:

Thursday, Apr 19, 2012

Quote(s) of the Day: "We had a great day fly fishing in Colorado, the big fish were eating and we are pleased to have another great fly fishing report!"

Fishing Highlights:

The big fish were on the feed. We landed numerous rainbow trout in the 5-10 pound class. This is as good as fly fishing gets in Colorado and close to Denver and Boulder!

The fishing is fantastic.  Clear skies and 48-51 degree weather. The water temperature was between 36-39 degrees and Crystal Clear.

Fishing Report By:

Tyler Bowman - Guide Photo

Weather & Water Conditions

Weather Water
Temp: 48-51 Temp: 36-39
Sky: Clear Flow: 53
Wind: None Clarity: Crystal Clear
Precip: None Runoff: No 
Time on Water: 8 hours Number of Anglers: 3
Number Hookups: 94 Number Landed: 81

Best Fish

Species: Rainbow Rainbow Trout Female
Rainbow Trout Male
Weight: 11 lbs 4 oz
Length: 26 inches
Girth: 6 inches

Reported Insect Hatchs

Insect Type: Midge Black Midge Larva Illustration Black Midge Emerger Illustration Black Midge Adult Illustration
Insect: Black Midge
Color: Blackish
Size: 22
Time: All Day

Recommended Flies

Fly: Pheasant Tail Pheasant Tail
Color: Brown Olive
Size: 18
Time: All Day
Fly: San Juan Worm San Juan Worm
Color: Reddish
Size: 16
Time: All Day

Boulder River Ranch Thursday, Apr 19, 2012 Fishing Trip Photos

Rainbow trout picture.
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Colorado Hatch Conditions for Late November

Insects Color Dates Emergence Size Spinner Fall Illustrations
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Gray Drake Gray Jun 1 -
Nov 30
Late Morning 14-16 Evening
Gray Drake Nymph illustration Gray Drake Emerger illustration Gray Drake Adult illustration
Micro Blue Winged Olive (BWO) Pale Olive Green to Blue Gray Jun 1 -
Nov 30
Clouds & warmest part of day 22-26 Evening
Micro Blue Winged Olive (BWO) Nymph illustration Micro Blue Winged Olive (BWO) Emerger illustration Micro Blue Winged Olive (BWO) 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
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


Beetle Brownish to Black May 1 -
Nov 30
All Day 10-18 NA
Beetle  illustration
Cricket Brownish Olive to Black Jun 1 -
Nov 30
Twilight & Dusk 8-16 NA
Cricket  illustration

Weather for Boulder River Ranch

Current: 21 °F    Light snow    Wind: 4 MPH NE
Current Condtions

Light snow
Temperature: 21 °F
Humidity: 93%
Wind: 4 mph NE
Pressure: 14.81 psi
Cloud Cover: 0%

Saturday's Forecast
weather forecastOvercast
High: 26 °F
Low: 17 °F
Wind: 6 mph E
Sunday's Forecast
weather forecastPartly Cloudy
High: 31 °F
Low: 18 °F
Wind: 4 mph ESE
Monday's Forecast
weather forecastSunny
High: 35 °F
Low: 18 °F
Wind: 8 mph W

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