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Lincoln Hills  - Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017

Fishing Conditions: EXCELLENT

Report Rating: EXCELLENT

Fishing Trip Date: Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017
Quote(s) of the Day: The fish are hungry and were keyed in on eggs and stoneflies.

Fishing Highlights:

The fish are in great shape coming off a long winter nap. We got 3/4 of a Grand Slam before the lunch break. We missed the slam by a single Brookie. The bite was often times subtle but the fish were definitely eating.

The fishing is fantastic.  Overcast skies and 44-47 degree weather. The water temperature was between 48-51 degrees and Slightly Off.

Fishing Report By:

Scott McCaslin - Guide Photo
Scott McCaslin

Weather & Water Conditions

Weather Water
Temp: 44-47 Temp: 48-51
Sky: Overcast Flow: 110
Wind: Gusting Clarity: Slightly Off
Precip: Rain Runoff: No 
Time on Water: 8 hours Number of Anglers: 2
Number Hookups: 90 Number Landed: 67

Best Fish

Species: Rainbow
Weight: 5 lbs 0 oz
Length: 23 inches
Girth: 17 inches
Rainbow Trout Female Rainbow Trout Female
Rainbow Trout Female Rainbow Trout Female

Reported Insect Hatchs

None

Recommended Flies

Fly: Flashback Pheasant Tail
Color: Brown
Size: 18
Time: All Day
Flashback Pheasant Tail Flashback Pheasant Tail
Fly: Nuclear Egg
Color: Orange
Size: 14
Time: All Day
Nuclear Egg Nuclear Egg
Fly: Rs2 Emerger
Color: Slate Gray
Size: 20
Time: All Day
Rs2 Emerger Rs2 Emerger

Lincoln Hills Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 Fishing Trip Photos

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Colorado Hatch Conditions for Late October

Caddisflies

Insects: October Caddis
Color: Orange Tan to Grayish Black
Dates: Sep 1 – Oct 30
Emergence: Shallows, Afternoon & Evening
Size: 8-10
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: Gray Drake
Color: Gray
Dates: Jun 1 – Nov 30
Emergence: Late Morning
Size: 14-16
Spinner Fall: Evening
Illustrations © The Flyfisher Group
Insects: Mahogany Dun
Color: Reddish Brown to Blackish Brown
Dates: Sep 1 – Oct 31
Emergence: Early Afternoon
Size: 16-18
Spinner Fall: Late Evening
Illustrations © The Flyfisher Group
Insects: Micro Blue Winged Olive (BWO)
Color: Pale Olive Green to Blue Gray
Dates: Jun 1 – Nov 30
Emergence: Clouds & warmest part of day
Size: 22-26
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: September Stone
Color: Reddish Brown with Orange belly
Dates: Aug 15 – Oct 31
Emergence: Early Afternoon to Evening
Size: 4-10
Spinner Fall: NA
Illustrations © The Flyfisher Group

Terrestrials

Insects: Beetle
Color: Brownish to Black
Dates: May 1 – Nov 30
Emergence: All Day
Size: 10-18
Spinner Fall: NA
Illustrations © The Flyfisher Group
Insects: Black Ant
Color: Black
Dates: May 1 – Nov 15
Emergence: All Day
Size: 20-24
Spinner Fall: NA
Illustrations © The Flyfisher Group
Insects: Cricket
Color: Brownish Olive to Black
Dates: Jun 1 – Nov 30
Emergence: Twilight & Dusk
Size: 8-16
Spinner Fall: NA
Illustrations © The Flyfisher Group
Insects: Grasshopper
Color: Green to Brownish Tan
Dates: May 15 – Nov 15
Emergence: All Day
Size: 2-14
Spinner Fall: NA
Illustrations © The Flyfisher Group


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