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Williams Ranch  - Wednesday, Apr 25, 2012

Fishing Conditions: GOOD

Report Rating: GOOD

Fishing Trip Date: Wednesday, Apr 25, 2012

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
Scott McCaslin

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

Reported Insect Hatchs

Insect Type: Midge

Insect: Black Midge

Color: Black

Size: 22

Time: AM

Recommended Flies

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

Williams Ranch Wednesday, Apr 25, 2012 Fishing Trip Photos

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Colorado Hatch Conditions for Late April

Caddisflies

Insects: American Grannom
Color: Bright Green to Greenish Brown
Dates: Mar 1 – May 15
Emergence: Early Morning & Afternoon
Size: 10-14
Spinner Fall: NA
Illustrations © The Flyfisher Group
Insects: Little Tan Short Horn Sedge
Color: Dark Brown to Yellow
Dates: Mar 1 – Aug 30
Emergence: Sporadic
Size: 14-16
Spinner Fall: NA
Illustrations © The Flyfisher Group

Mayflies

Insects: Blue Winged Olive
Color: Light Olive Brown to Brown Olive
Dates: Mar 1 – Nov 15
Emergence: Clouds & warmest part of day
Size: 16-18
Spinner Fall: Evening
Illustrations © The Flyfisher Group
Insects: Western Black Quill
Color: Purplish Black to Grayish Brown
Dates: Apr 1 – Jun 30
Emergence: Mid Morning
Size: 14-12
Spinner Fall: Evening
Illustrations © The Flyfisher Group

Midges

Insects: Black Midge
Color: Blackish to Black
Dates: Apr 1 – Nov 15
Emergence: All Day
Size: 18-20
Spinner Fall: 2-3 Hours
Illustrations © The Flyfisher Group
Insects: Chocolate Brown Midge
Color: Brown to Chocolate
Dates: Feb 15 – Dec 15
Emergence: All Day
Size: 20-22
Spinner Fall: 2-3 Hours
Illustrations © The Flyfisher Group
Insects: Micro Black Midge
Color: Blackish to Black
Dates: Mar 1 – Nov 15
Emergence: Morning
Size: 22-26
Spinner Fall: 2-3 Hours
Illustrations © The Flyfisher Group
Insects: Snow Midge
Color: Gray to Charcoal
Dates: Jan 1 – Dec 31
Emergence: Warmest part of day
Size: 24-28
Spinner Fall: 2-3 Hours
Illustrations © The Flyfisher Group

Stoneflies

Insects: Micro Black
Color: Dark Brown to Black
Dates: Jan 1 – May 15
Emergence: 38-44° Water Temps Heat of Day
Size: 18-22
Spinner Fall: NA
Illustrations © The Flyfisher Group
Insects: Skwala Stone
Color: Dark Brown to Yellow Olive
Dates: Mar 1 – May 15
Emergence: 38-47° Water Temps, Late afternoon and evening. Riffles and bankwater near foliage.
Size: 6-12
Spinner Fall:
Illustrations © The Flyfisher Group
Insects: Winter Black
Color: Black Brown to Reddish Olive, Mottled Brown
Dates: Apr 1 – Aug 15
Emergence: Cold Mountain Streams and Small Ponds
Size: 18-22
Spinner Fall: NA
Illustrations © The Flyfisher Group


Weather for Williams Ranch

Current: 43 °F Overcast Wind: 11 MPH E
Current Condtions

Overcast

Temperature: 43 °F
Humidity: 70%
Wind: 11 mph E
Pressure: 14.65 psi
Cloud Cover: 100%
Tuesday's Forecast
weather forecast: Sunny<br/> High: 54 °F  <br/>Low: 32 °F <br/> Wind: 7 mph SW
Sunny
High: 54 °F
Low: 32 °F
Wind: 7 mph SW
Wednesday's Forecast
weather forecast: Sunny<br/> High: 56 °F  <br/>Low: 36 °F <br/> Wind: 5 mph WSW
Sunny
High: 56 °F
Low: 36 °F
Wind: 5 mph WSW
Thursday's Forecast
weather forecast: Partly cloudy<br/> High: 54 °F  <br/>Low: 34 °F <br/> Wind: 7 mph W
Partly cloudy
High: 54 °F
Low: 34 °F
Wind: 7 mph W

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