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Boulder River Ranch  - Sunday, Jul 29, 2018

Fishing Conditions: EXCELLENT

Report Rating: EXCELLENT

Fishing Trip Date: Sunday, Jul 29, 2018

Sunday, Jul 29, 2018
Quote(s) of the Day: Lincoln Hills rocks
Great day.
"Pretty cool to catch this many fish when I did not think I would catch anything."

Fishing Highlights:

Lincoln hills fly fishing is on fire Great day.The bite was on this afternoon. We put the largest brown I have seen this year in the bottom of the bag. On a dry fly to boot!

  The fishing is fantastic.  Clear skies and 60+ degree weather. The water temperature was between 56-59 degrees and Crystal Clear.

Fishing Report By:

Missing Photo
Conor Henricks
Spencer Williams - Guide Photo
Spencer Williams
Cody Deguelle - Guide Photo
Cody Deguelle

Weather & Water Conditions

Weather Water
Temp: 60+ Temp: 56-59
Sky: Clear Flow: 90
Wind: None Clarity: Crystal Clear
Precip: None Runoff: No 
Time on Water: 8 hours Number of Anglers: 3
Number Hookups: 70 Number Landed: 47

Best Fish

Species: Brown
Weight: 5 lbs 9 oz
Length: 21 inches
Girth: 0 inches
Brown Trout Female Brown Trout Female
Brown Trout Male Brown Trout Male

Reported Insect Hatchs


Recommended Flies

Fly: Amy's Ant
Color: Black
Size: 12
Time: PM
Amy's Ant Amy's Ant
Fly: Caddis Emerger
Color: Green
Size: 12
Time: PM
Caddis Emerger Caddis Emerger
Fly: Green Drake Nymph
Color: Brownish Olive
Size: 12
Time: PM
Green Drake Nymph Green Drake Nymph

Colorado Hatch Conditions for Late January


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


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

Weather for Boulder River Ranch

Current: 32.5 F (0.3 C) Clear Wind: Calm

Current Conditions

Currently: Clear
Temperature: 32.5 F (0.3 C)
Feels Like: 32 F (0 C)
Heat Index: NA
Humidity: 79%
Wind: Calm
Pressure: 30.02
UV: 0
partlycloudy Friday: Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the mid 20s.
nt_partlycloudy Friday Night: Flurries or snow showers possible early. Some passing clouds. Low 26F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.
clear Saturday: Sunny, along with a few afternoon clouds. High 47F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph.
nt_partlycloudy Saturday Night: Partly cloudy early with increasing clouds overnight. Low 34F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.
partlycloudy Sunday: Considerable clouds early. Some decrease in clouds later in the day. High near 55F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.
nt_partlycloudy Sunday Night: Partly cloudy skies. Low around 35F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.
snow Monday: Sunny skies giving way to a mixture of light rain and snow in the afternoon. High 51F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 90%.
nt_snow Monday Night: Snow will taper off and end in the evening but skies will remain cloudy overnight. Low near 20F. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 80%. About one inch of snow expected.

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