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Boulder River Ranch  - Sunday, Jul 8, 2018

Fishing Conditions: GOOD

Report Rating: GOOD

Fishing Trip Date: Sunday, Jul 8, 2018

Sunday, Jul 8, 2018
Quote(s) of the Day: "Today is the first day I've hit the grand slam!"

Fishing Highlights:

The flows are on the decent which is making more bugs appear each day. Throughout the morning hours Ken and Will picked apart the soft seams and pocket water finding some nice fish. Ken had three of the four species of trout before the lunch hour. We were missing a brown so we focused hard in the afternoon to get that brown trout. Will wanted to catch a big fish. In the morning hours he did hook into a huge rainbow but she got the best of us. The first run in the afternoon produce a large female rainbow for will which put up a great fight and ended up in the net. Ken got a lesson on czech nymphing and hooked a huge rainbow that took him over a set of falls and eventually popped off. Thanks for a fun day on the river guys. I will see you again soon.

The fishing is good.  Clear skies and 60+ degree weather. The water temperature was between 52-55 degrees and Crystal Clear.

Fishing Report By:

Colten Holschuh - Guide Photo
Colten Holschuh

Weather & Water Conditions

Weather Water
Temp: 60+ Temp: 52-55
Sky: Clear Flow: 171
Wind: None Clarity: Crystal Clear
Precip: None Runoff: Yes 
(All Day)
Time on Water: 8 hours Number of Anglers: 2
Number Hookups: 34 Number Landed: 27

Best Fish

Species: Rainbow
Weight: 6 lbs 0 oz
Length: 21 inches
Girth: 16 inches
Rainbow Trout Female Rainbow Trout Female
Rainbow Trout Male Rainbow Trout Male

Reported Insect Hatchs

None

Recommended Flies

Fly: Gold Ribber Hare's Ear
Color: Light Brown
Size: 16
Time: 
Gold Ribber Hare's Ear Gold Ribber Hare's Ear
Fly: Juju PMD
Color: Yellow
Size: 16
Time: 
Juju PMD Juju PMD

Boulder River Ranch Sunday, Jul 08, 2018 Fishing Trip Photos

Fly Fishing Boulder River
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Colorado Hatch Conditions for Late November

Mayflies

Insects: Gray Drake
Color: Gray
Dates: Jun 1 – Nov 30
Emergence: Late Morning
Size: 14-16
Spinner Fall: 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: 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: 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

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: Cricket
Color: Brownish Olive to Black
Dates: Jun 1 – Nov 30
Emergence: Twilight & Dusk
Size: 8-16
Spinner Fall: NA
Illustrations © The Flyfisher Group


Weather for Boulder River Ranch

Current: 50.2 F (10.1 C) Clear Wind: Calm

Current Conditions

clear
Currently: Clear
Temperature: 50.2 F (10.1 C)
Feels Like: 50.2 F (10.1 C)
Heat Index: NA
Humidity: 37%
Wind: Calm
Pressure: 30.14
UV: 0.0
clear Tuesday: Lots of sunshine. High near 55F. Winds light and variable.
nt_clear Tuesday Night: A clear sky. Low 32F. Winds light and variable.
clear Wednesday: A mainly sunny sky. High 58F. Winds light and variable.
nt_clear Wednesday Night: Clear skies. Low 33F. Winds light and variable.
cloudy Thursday: Cloudy skies. High around 55F. Winds light and variable.
nt_partlycloudy Thursday Night: Considerable clouds early. Some decrease in clouds late. Low near 35F. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph.
partlycloudy Friday: Windy with a few clouds from time to time. High 47F. Winds W at 20 to 30 mph. Winds could occasionally gust over 40 mph.
nt_chancerain Friday Night: Partly cloudy skies early giving way to a few showers after midnight. Low 37F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30%.

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