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Boulder River Ranch  - Sunday, May 13, 2018

Fishing Conditions: GOOD

Report Rating: GOOD

Fishing Trip Date: Sunday, May 13, 2018

Sunday, May 13, 2018
Quote(s) of the Day: Fly fishing is so much fun!

Fishing Highlights:

It seems like the last four or five years the weather for mothers day has been a little less than perfect. It didn't snow on us this year but it was colder and raining. The flow was higher again today, around 665. That sounds high but in all actuality is flattened out some of the water. It was Judy's first time ever fly fishing. After a quick instruction she was off hooking and landing her first couple of fish. Chef D had a incredible mother's day lunch ready for us just as everybody was getting cold. After lunch Amanda broke out of her long winter's nap. Taking many large fish on a dry dropper drifting in the soft seems. Abigail took several nice fish as well with a nice rainbow coming up and taking the dry off the top. It was a great way, with a great family to spend mothers day with. Thank you to everyone and happy mothers day! I hope to see you soon.

The fishing is good.  Overcast skies and 48-51 degree weather. The water temperature was between 36-39 degrees and Stained.

Fishing Report By:

Stacy Ferguson - Guide Photo
Stacy Ferguson

Weather & Water Conditions

Weather Water
Temp: 48-51 Temp: 36-39
Sky: Overcast Flow: 660
Wind: None Clarity: Stained
Precip: Rain Runoff: Yes 
(All Day)
Time on Water: 8 hours Number of Anglers: 3
Number Hookups: 45 Number Landed: 37

Best Fish

Species: Cutthroat
Weight: 3 lbs 0 oz
Length: 20 inches
Girth: 14 inches
Greenback Cutthroat Female Greenback Cutthroat Female
Greenback Cutthroat Male Greenback Cutthroat Male

Reported Insect Hatchs

None

Recommended Flies

Fly: Tungsten Zebra Midge
Color: Black
Size: 18
Time: All Day
Tungsten Zebra Midge Tungsten Zebra Midge
Fly: San Juan Worm
Color: Pink
Size: 16
Time: All Day
San Juan Worm San Juan Worm
Fly: Amy's Ant
Color: Brownish Olive
Size: 14
Time: All Day
Amy's Ant Amy's Ant

Boulder River Ranch Sunday, May 13, 2018 Fishing Trip Photos

The Yonans shared a great mother's day fishing at Lincoln Hills Fly Fishing Club.
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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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