Fishing Conditions: GOOD

Report Rating: GOOD

Fishing Trip Date:

Wednesday, Apr 25, 2012

Quote(s) of the Day: Red worms and the tungteaser were the golden ticket today.

Fishing Highlights:

Ben started the day by stating that he was not really into fishing. By the end of the day he asking dad for fly gear. Awesome!

The fishing is good.  Overcast skies and 60+ degree weather. The water temperature was between 52-55 degrees and Off-Color.

Fishing Report By:

Scott McCaslin - Guide Photo

Weather & Water Conditions

Weather Water
Temp: 60+ Temp: 52-55
Sky: Overcast Flow: 115
Wind: None Clarity: Off-Color
Precip: None Runoff: Yes 
(2 hours starting at 1:30PM)
Time on Water: 8 hours Number of Anglers: 2
Number Hookups: 19 Number Landed: 12

Best Fish

Species: Brown Brown Trout Female
Brown Trout Male
Weight: 1 lbs 0 oz
Length: 12 inches
Girth: 5 inches

Reported Insect Hatchs

Insect Type: Midge Black Midge Larva Illustration Black Midge Emerger Illustration Black Midge Adult Illustration
Insect: Black Midge
Color: Black
Size: 22
Time: AM

Recommended Flies

Fly: Tung Teaser spacer
Color: Olive
Size: 16
Time: All Day
Fly: San Juan Worm San Juan Worm
Color: Red
Size: 12
Time: All Day
Fly: Hares Ear spacer
Color: Olive
Size: 14
Time: AM

Williams Ranch Wednesday, Apr 25, 2012 Fishing Trip Photos

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Colorado Hatch Conditions for Late May

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


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


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


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


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


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 Williams Ranch

Current: 53 °F    Overcast     Wind: 0 MPH N
Current Condtions

Temperature: 53 °F
Humidity: 86%
Wind: 0 mph N
Pressure: 14.91 psi
Cloud Cover: 100%

Friday's Forecast
weather forecastPatchy light rain in area with thunder
High: 62 °F
Low: 38 °F
Wind: 9 mph NE
Saturday's Forecast
weather forecastSunny
High: 77 °F
Low: 49 °F
Wind: 7 mph ESE
Sunday's Forecast
weather forecastSunny
High: 88 °F
Low: 53 °F
Wind: 8 mph WNW

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