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Lincoln Hills Pactolus Lake  - Sunday, Nov 11, 2018

Fishing Conditions: FROZEN

Report Rating: FROZEN

Fishing Trip Date: Sunday, Nov 11, 2018

Sunday, Nov 11, 2018
Quote(s) of the Day: After a great year of fishing our season has come to an end

Fishing Highlights:

Pactolus Lake is iced over for the winter so we will be shut down until Spring of 2019.

 Clear skies and 19- degree weather. The water temperature was between 32-35 degrees and Crystal Clear.

Fishing Report By:

Matthew Valdez - Guide Photo
Matthew Valdez

Weather & Water Conditions

Weather Water
Temp: 19- Temp: 32-35
Sky: Clear Flow: 0
Wind: None Clarity: Crystal Clear
Precip: None Runoff: No 
Time on Water: 2 hours Number of Anglers: 1
Number Hookups: 0 Number Landed: 0

Best Fish

Species: No Fish Caught
Weight: 0 lbs 0 oz
Length: 0 inches
Girth: 0 inches

Reported Insect Hatchs

None

Recommended Flies

Colorado Hatch Conditions for Late April

Caddisflies

Insects: American Grannom
Color: Bright Green to Greenish Brown
Dates: Mar 1 – May 15
Emergence: Early Morning & Afternoon
Size: 10-14
Spinner Fall: NA
Illustrations © The Flyfisher Group
Insects: Little Tan Short Horn Sedge
Color: Dark Brown to Yellow
Dates: Mar 1 – Aug 30
Emergence: Sporadic
Size: 14-16
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: Western Black Quill
Color: Purplish Black to Grayish Brown
Dates: Apr 1 – Jun 30
Emergence: Mid Morning
Size: 14-12
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: 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
Insects: Skwala Stone
Color: Dark Brown to Yellow Olive
Dates: Mar 1 – May 15
Emergence: 38-47° Water Temps, Late afternoon and evening. Riffles and bankwater near foliage.
Size: 6-12
Spinner Fall:
Illustrations © The Flyfisher Group
Insects: Winter Black
Color: Black Brown to Reddish Olive, Mottled Brown
Dates: Apr 1 – Aug 15
Emergence: Cold Mountain Streams and Small Ponds
Size: 18-22
Spinner Fall: NA
Illustrations © The Flyfisher Group


Weather for Lincoln Hills Pactolus Lake

Current: 59 F Few Clouds Wind: 13 N mph

Current Conditions

Clouds
Currently: Few Clouds
Temperature:  59 F
Temp Max:  70 F
Temp Min:  44 F
Humidity: 42%
Wind: 13 N mph
Pressure: 1017
Rain Tuesday 9:00PM — 49 
Expect light rain with temperatures ranging between 39 and 49 .
Wind: 9 WSW mph; Humidity: 69%;  Rain: 0.375 for next 3 hours.
Clear Wednesday 6:00AM — 34 
Expect clear sky with temperatures ranging between 31 and 34 .
Wind: 17 W mph; Humidity: 78%; 
Clouds Wednesday 9:00AM — 45 
Expect few clouds with temperatures ranging between 45 and 45 .
Wind: 12 WNW mph; Humidity: 45%; 
Rain Wednesday 12:00PM — 50 
Expect light rain with temperatures ranging between 50 and 50 .
Wind: 13 WNW mph; Humidity: 45%;  Rain: 0.312 for next 3 hours.
Clouds Wednesday 3:00PM — 54 
Expect overcast clouds with temperatures ranging between 54 and 54 .
Wind: 18 WNW mph; Humidity: 40%; 
Rain Wednesday 6:00PM — 50 
Expect light rain with temperatures ranging between 50 and 50 .
Wind: 22 WNW mph; Humidity: 54%;  Rain: 1.562 for next 3 hours.
Clear Wednesday 9:00PM — 39 
Expect clear sky with temperatures ranging between 39 and 39 .
Wind: 24 W mph; Humidity: 68%; 
Clouds Thursday 6:00AM — 31 
Expect scattered clouds with temperatures ranging between 31 and 31 .
Wind: 8 WSW mph; Humidity: 93%; 
Clear Thursday 9:00AM — 44 
Expect clear sky with temperatures ranging between 44 and 44 .
Wind: 1 WSW mph; Humidity: 63%; 
Clouds Thursday 12:00PM — 56 
Expect scattered clouds with temperatures ranging between 56 and 56 .
Wind: 3 WNW mph; Humidity: 36%; 
Clouds Thursday 3:00PM — 60 
Expect broken clouds with temperatures ranging between 60 and 60 .
Wind: 2 WNW mph; Humidity: 28%; 
Rain Thursday 6:00PM — 50 
Expect light rain with temperatures ranging between 50 and 50 .
Wind: 8 ESE mph; Humidity: 45%;  Rain: 0.312 for next 3 hours.
Rain Thursday 9:00PM — 39 
Expect light rain with temperatures ranging between 39 and 39 .
Wind: 6 WSW mph; Humidity: 74%;  Rain: 1.75 for next 3 hours.
Clouds Friday 6:00AM — 37 
Expect scattered clouds with temperatures ranging between 37 and 37 .
Wind: 21 W mph; Humidity: 74%; 

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