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Boulder River Ranch  - Sunday, Apr 29, 2018

Fishing Conditions: GREAT

Report Rating: GREAT

Fishing Trip Date: Sunday, Apr 29, 2018

Sunday, Apr 29, 2018
Quote(s) of the Day: This is definitely the best day of fishing I've ever had!

Fishing Highlights:

We saw fish taken on small dries, big streamers, and technical nymph rigs....all awesome highlights

The fishing is great.  Clear skies and 60+ degree weather. The water temperature was between 48-51 degrees and Slightly Off.

Fishing Report By:

T.K. Connor - Guide Photo
T.K. Connor

Weather & Water Conditions

Weather Water
Temp: 60+ Temp: 48-51
Sky: Clear Flow: 100
Wind: Gusting Clarity: Slightly Off
Precip: None Runoff: Yes 
(All Day)
Time on Water: 8 hours Number of Anglers: 3
Number Hookups: 98 Number Landed: 47

Best Fish

Species: Rainbow
Weight: 5 lbs 0 oz
Length: 22 inches
Girth: 14 inches
Rainbow Trout Female Rainbow Trout Female
Rainbow Trout Male Rainbow Trout Male

Reported Insect Hatchs

Insect Type: Mayfly

Insect: Blue Winged Olive

Color: Dark Blue Olive

Size: 20

Time: PM

Insect Type: Stonefly

Insect: Micro Black

Color: Charcoal

Size: 16

Time: AM

Insect Type: Caddisfly

Insect: Green Sedge

Color: Greenish Brown

Size: 16

Time: AM

Recommended Flies

Fly: Flashback Hare's Ear
Color: Tan
Size: 16
Time: All Day
Flashback Hare's Ear Flashback Hare's Ear
Fly: Biot Mayfly
Color: Greenish Brown
Size: 18
Time: All Day
Biot Mayfly Biot Mayfly
Fly: Pheasant Tail
Color: Brown Olive
Size: 16
Time: All Day
Pheasant Tail Pheasant Tail

Boulder River Ranch Sunday, Apr 29, 2018 Fishing Trip Photos

Fly fishing on the gold medal famed south boulder creek was 100% epic today with dozens of big fish in the net.
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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


Weather for Boulder River Ranch

Current: 60.1 F (15.6 C) Overcast Wind: From the WNW at 1.3 MPH Gusting to 2.2 MPH

Current Conditions

cloudy
Currently: Overcast
Temperature: 60.1 F (15.6 C)
Feels Like: 60.1 F (15.6 C)
Heat Index: NA
Humidity: 37%
Wind: From the WNW at 1.3 MPH Gusting to 2.2 MPH
Pressure: 30.39
UV: 3.0
cloudy Wednesday: Generally cloudy. High 58F. Winds SE at 10 to 15 mph.
nt_clear Wednesday Night: A clear sky. Low 34F. Winds light and variable.
clear Thursday: Sunshine. High near 60F. Winds light and variable.
nt_clear Thursday Night: Mostly clear skies. Low 43F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.
clear Friday: Sunny skies. High around 65F. Winds NNE at 5 to 10 mph.
nt_clear Friday Night: Clear skies. Low 36F. Winds light and variable.
clear Saturday: A mainly sunny sky. High 62F. Winds light and variable.
nt_clear Saturday Night: Clear. Low 38F. Winds light and variable.

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