Fishing Conditions: EXCELLENT

Report Rating: EXCELLENT

Fishing Trip Date:

Saturday, Apr 21, 2012

Quote(s) of the Day: "This is the best fly fishing in Colorado!"

Fishing Highlights:

A 7 lb. Brown Trout.

The fishing is fantastic.  Partly Cloudy skies and 52-55 degree weather. The water temperature was between 36-39 degrees and Crystal Clear.

Fishing Report By:

Spencer Williams - Guide Photo
Spencer
Williams

Weather & Water Conditions

Weather Water
Temp: 52-55 Temp: 36-39
Sky: Partly Cloudy Flow: 80
Wind: None Clarity: Crystal Clear
Precip: None Runoff: No 
Time on Water: 8 hours Number of Anglers: 1
Number Hookups: 84 Number Landed: 62

Best Fish

Species: Brown Brown Trout Female
Brown Trout Male
Weight: 7 lbs 0 oz
Length: 22 inches
Girth: 14 inches

Reported Insect Hatchs

Insect Type: Midge Micro Black Midge Larva Illustration Micro Black Midge Emerger Illustration Micro Black Midge Adult Illustration
Insect: Micro Black Midge
Color: Blackish Purple
Size: 26/micro
Time: All Day
Insect Type: Stonefly Micro Black Nymph Illustration Micro Black Adult Illustration
Insect: Micro Black
Color: Light Black
Size: 24
Time: AM
Insect Type: Caddisfly Spotted Sedge Larva Illustration Spotted Sedge Emerger Illustration Spotted Sedge Adult Illustration
Insect: Spotted Sedge
Color: Speckled Gray
Size: 16
Time: PM

Recommended Flies

Fly: Prince spacer
Color: Green
Size: 12
Time: All Day
Fly: Micro Stone spacer
Color: Brownish Yellow
Size: 20
Time: AM
Fly: San Juan spacer
Color: Pinkish
Size: 14
Time: PM

Lincoln Hills Saturday, Apr 21, 2012 Fishing Trip Photos

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Colorado Hatch Conditions for Early September

Insects Color Dates Emergence Size Spinner Fall Illustrations
© The Flyfisher Group

Caddisflies

Green Sedge Olive to Gray Brown Jul 15 -
Sep 30
Morning & Afternoon 12-14 NA
Green Sedge Larva illustration Green Sedge Emerger illustration Green Sedge Adult illustration
Little Black Sedge Chocolate to Black Jul 15 -
Sep 30
Sporadic 16-18 NA
Little Black Sedge Larva illustration Little Black Sedge Emerger illustration Little Black Sedge Adult illustration
Micro Caddis Yellow, Orange or Brown Jun 15 -
Oct 15
Sporadic 20-22 NA
Micro Caddis Larva illustration Micro Caddis Emerger illustration Micro Caddis Adult illustration
October Caddis Orange Tan to Grayish Black Sep 1 -
Oct 30
Shallows, Afternoon & Evening 8-10 NA
October Caddis Larva illustration October Caddis Emerger illustration October Caddis 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
Early Pale Morning Dun (PMD) Olivish Yellow to Yellowish Pink Jun 1 -
Sep 15
Mid Morning to Early Afternoon 16-22 Late Evening
Early Pale Morning Dun (PMD) Nymph illustration Early Pale Morning Dun (PMD) Emerger illustration Early Pale Morning Dun (PMD) Adult illustration
Ginger Quill Pale Cream to Whitish Jul 1 -
Sep 15
Morning 14-16 Evening
Ginger Quill Nymph illustration Ginger Quill Emerger illustration Ginger Quill Adult illustration
Gray Drake Gray Jun 1 -
Nov 30
Late Morning 14-16 Evening
Gray Drake Nymph illustration Gray Drake Emerger illustration Gray Drake Adult illustration
Mahogany Dun Reddish Brown to Blackish Brown Sep 1 -
Oct 31
Early Afternoon 16-18 Late Evening
Mahogany Dun Nymph illustration Mahogany Dun Emerger illustration Mahogany Dun 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
Pink Pale Morning Dun Pink to Orangish to Rusty Red Aug 1 -
Sep 15
Daytime 14-16 Early Morning
Pink Pale Morning Dun Nymph illustration Pink Pale Morning Dun Emerger illustration Pink Pale Morning Dun Adult illustration
Red Quill Reddish Brown Jun 15 -
Sep 30
Mid Morning 14-16 Evening
Red Quill Nymph illustration Red Quill Emerger illustration Red Quill Adult illustration
Trico Black Jul 15 -
Sep 15
Morning 22-26 Early Afternoon
Trico Nymph illustration Trico Emerger illustration Trico 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

September Stone Reddish Brown with Orange belly Aug 15 -
Oct 31
Early Afternoon to Evening 4-10 NA
September Stone Nymph illustration September Stone Adult illustration

Terrestrials

Beetle Brownish to Black May 1 -
Nov 30
All Day 10-18 NA
Beetle  illustration
Black & Red Ant Red & Black Jul 1 -
Sep 30
All Day 18-20 NA
Black & Red Ant  illustration
Black Ant Black May 1 -
Nov 15
All Day 20-24 NA
Black Ant  illustration
Cricket Brownish Olive to Black Jun 1 -
Nov 30
Twilight & Dusk 8-16 NA
Cricket  illustration
Flying Black Ant Black Aug 15 -
Sep 15
Mid Afternoon 14-18 NA
Flying 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 Lincoln Hills

Current: 68 °F    Clear     Wind: 4 MPH SW
Current Condtions

Clear
Temperature: 68 °F
Humidity: 46%
Wind: 4 mph SW
Pressure: 14.72 psi
Cloud Cover: 0%

Tuesday's Forecast
weather forecastSunny
High: 71 °F
Low: 48 °F
Wind: 8 mph WNW
Wednesday's Forecast
weather forecastSunny
High: 76 °F
Low: 49 °F
Wind: 12 mph WSW
Thursday's Forecast
weather forecastSunny
High: 62 °F
Low: 46 °F
Wind: 11 mph ESE

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