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Boulder River Ranch  - Thursday, Oct 27, 2016

Fishing Conditions: GREAT

Report Rating: GREAT

Fishing Trip Date: Thursday, Oct 27, 2016

Thursday, Oct 27, 2016
Quote(s) of the Day: "He's chasing it!"

Fishing Highlights:

An incredible warm and sunny day for late October. I cannot remember the last time it was this nice late into fall. The nymph bite was pretty good, but we had a little over an hour of great streamer fishing which made for a lot of fun. Most of the eats on the meat came in the fast seams and riffles. The calm pockets produced a lot of follows, but they turned away as they got close to the fly.

The fishing is great.  Clear skies and 60+ degree weather. The water temperature was between 44-47 degrees and Crystal Clear.

Fishing Report By:

Cody Deguelle - Guide Photo
Cody Deguelle

Weather & Water Conditions

Weather Water
Temp: 60+ Temp: 44-47
Sky: Clear Flow: 31
Wind: None Clarity: Crystal Clear
Precip: None Runoff: No 
Time on Water: 3 hours Number of Anglers: 1
Number Hookups: 29 Number Landed: 14

Best Fish

Species: Rainbow
Weight: 4 lbs 0 oz
Length: 20 inches
Girth: 0 inches
Rainbow Trout Female Rainbow Trout Female
Rainbow Trout Female Rainbow Trout Female

Reported Insect Hatchs

None

Recommended Flies

Fly: Matuka
Color: Black
Size: 8
Time: PM
Matuka Matuka
Fly: Biot Midge
Color: Red
Size: 20
Time: PM
Biot Midge Biot Midge
Fly: Slump Buster
Color: Olive
Size: 10
Time: PM
Slump Buster Slump Buster

Boulder River Ranch Thursday, Oct 27, 2016 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 Boulder River Ranch

Current: 32 °F Clear Wind: 4 MPH WSW
Current Condtions

Clear

Temperature: 32 °F
Humidity: 59%
Wind: 4 mph WSW
Pressure: 14.78 psi
Cloud Cover: 0%
Sunday's Forecast
weather forecast: Sunny<br/> High: 52 °F  <br/>Low: 40 °F <br/> Wind: 6 mph WNW
Sunny
High: 52 °F
Low: 40 °F
Wind: 6 mph WNW
Monday's Forecast
weather forecast: Sunny<br/> High: 54 °F  <br/>Low: 38 °F <br/> Wind: 5 mph W
Sunny
High: 54 °F
Low: 38 °F
Wind: 5 mph W
Tuesday's Forecast
weather forecast: Sunny<br/> High: 54 °F  <br/>Low: 38 °F <br/> Wind: 3 mph SW
Sunny
High: 54 °F
Low: 38 °F
Wind: 3 mph SW

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