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Freese Placer  - Friday, Oct 19, 2018

Fishing Conditions: GREAT

Report Rating: GREAT

Fishing Trip Date: Friday, Oct 19, 2018

Friday, Oct 19, 2018
Quote(s) of the Day: I can't believe how nice it is today!

Fishing Highlights:

What an fantastic day on the creek! Barry and Doug have fished with us before but wanted to see what else the club offered. They decided to give deadwood placer a try, with the small amount of snow recieved last week it had the creek in great shape running right over 60 Cfs we focused on the classic hopper dropper rig hitting any seam or deep pockets. The fish played picky with a couple giving us a run for our money. As the day progressed we started to see a lot of blue wing olive life we went to double drys and it proved to be the ticket with Barry and Doug both landing over 5 fish before lunch. With just a little window of sunlight we decided to focus on just the bigger holes where most fish were stacked. Doug got the surprise of the day when a giant rainbow hit the hopper as he went to recast! All in all and excellent day on the water with 2 fine gentlemen!

The fishing is great.  Clear skies and 48-51 degree weather. The water temperature was between 48-51 degrees and Crystal Clear.

Fishing Report By:

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Weather & Water Conditions

Weather Water
Temp: 48-51 Temp: 48-51
Sky: Clear Flow: 60
Wind: None Clarity: Crystal Clear
Precip: None Runoff: No 
Time on Water: 8 hours Number of Anglers: 2
Number Hookups: 30 Number Landed: 13

Best Fish

Species: Rainbow
Weight: 2 lbs 0 oz
Length: 16 inches
Girth: 7 inches
Rainbow Trout Female Rainbow Trout Female
Rainbow Trout Male Rainbow Trout Male

Reported Insect Hatchs

Insect Type: Mayfly

Insect: Blue Winged Olive

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Insect Type: Caddisfly

Insect: American Grannom

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Insect Type: Caddisfly

Insect: Green Sedge

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Recommended Flies

Fly: Juju Baetis
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Juju Baetis Juju Baetis
Fly: Caddis Pupa
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Caddis Pupa Caddis Pupa
Fly: Adams
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Adams Adams

Freese Placer Friday, Oct 19, 2018 Fishing Trip Photos

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Colorado Hatch Conditions for Late December

Midges

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
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Weather for Freese Placer

Current: 32.3 F (0.2 C) Clear Wind: From the WSW at 4.5 MPH Gusting to 8.5 MPH

Current Conditions

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Currently: Clear
Temperature: 32.3 F (0.2 C)
Feels Like: 28 F (-2 C)
Heat Index: NA
Humidity: 38%
Wind: From the WSW at 4.5 MPH Gusting to 8.5 MPH
Pressure: 30.08
UV: 0
clear Saturday: Clear. Lows overnight in the upper 20s.
nt_clear Saturday Night: Clear skies. Low 27F. Winds WNW at 10 to 15 mph.
clear Sunday: Sunny skies. High 49F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.
nt_clear Sunday Night: A mostly clear sky. Low 29F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.
mostlycloudy Monday: Partly cloudy skies in the morning will give way to cloudy skies during the afternoon. High 46F. Winds WNW at 10 to 15 mph.
nt_cloudy Monday Night: Cloudy skies. Low near 30F. Winds WNW at 10 to 15 mph.
partlycloudy Tuesday: Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 36F. Winds WNW at 10 to 15 mph.
nt_partlycloudy Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Low 31F. Winds W at 10 to 20 mph.

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