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 Early May

Insects Color Dates Emergence Size Spinner Fall Illustrations
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American Grannom Bright Green to Greenish Brown Mar 1 -
May 15
Early Morning & Afternoon 10-14 NA
American Grannom Larva illustration American Grannom Emerger illustration American Grannom 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


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


Micro Black Dark Brown to Black Jan 1 -
May 15
38-44° Water Temps Heat of Day 18-22 NA
Micro Black Nymph illustration Micro Black Adult illustration
Skwala Stone Dark Brown to Yellow Olive Mar 1 -
May 15
38-47° Water Temps, Late afternoon and evening. Riffles and bankwater near foliage. 6-12
Skwala Stone Nymph illustration Skwala Stone 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
Red Ant Red to Orangish May 1 -
Oct 15
All Day 18-22 NA
Red Ant  illustration

Weather for Williams Ranch

Current: 79 °F    Sunny    Wind: 4 MPH E
Current Condtions

Temperature: 79 °F
Humidity: 21%
Wind: 4 mph E
Pressure: 14.74 psi
Cloud Cover: 0%

Thursday's Forecast
weather forecastSunny
High: 79 °F
Low: 52 °F
Wind: 10 mph SE
Friday's Forecast
weather forecastThundery outbreaks in nearby
High: 76 °F
Low: 50 °F
Wind: 7 mph E
Saturday's Forecast
weather forecastPatchy light rain in area with thunder
High: 56 °F
Low: 41 °F
Wind: 15 mph NE

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