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Espy Ranch  - Monday, Dec 17, 2018

Fishing Conditions: FROZEN

Report Rating: FROZEN

Fishing Trip Date: Monday, Dec 17, 2018

Monday, Dec 17, 2018
Quote(s) of the Day: All frozen for the winter.

Fishing Highlights:


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

Fishing Report By:

Mike Sherer - Guide Photo
Mike Sherer

Weather & Water Conditions

Weather Water
Temp: 19- Temp: 32-35
Sky: Clear Flow: 1
Wind: None Clarity: Crystal Clear
Precip: None Runoff: No 
Time on Water: 8 hours Number of Anglers: 1
Number Hookups: 1 Number Landed: 1

Best Fish

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

Reported Insect Hatchs


Recommended Flies

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 Espy Ranch

Current: 24.1 F (-4.4 C) Partly Cloudy Wind: From the NW at 5.37 MPH Gusting to 10.7 MPH

Current Conditions

Currently: Partly Cloudy
Temperature: 24.1 F (-4.4 C)
Feels Like: 17 F (-8 C)
Heat Index: NA
Humidity: 62%
Wind: From the NW at 5.37 MPH Gusting to 10.7 MPH
Pressure: 29.93
UV: 0
chancesnow Friday: Chance of snow showers early. Lows overnight in the upper teens.
nt_chancesnow Friday Night: Snow showers this evening. Breaks in the overcast later. Low 19F. Winds W at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of snow 50%.
partlycloudy Saturday: Partly to mostly cloudy and windy. High 33F. Winds W at 25 to 35 mph. Winds could occasionally gust over 40 mph.
nt_partlycloudy Saturday Night: Windy and partly cloudy early. Mostly cloudy with diminishing winds later at night. Low 27F. Winds W at 20 to 30 mph. Winds could occasionally gust over 40 mph.
partlycloudy Sunday: Partly to mostly cloudy. High around 45F. Winds W at 10 to 20 mph.
nt_partlycloudy Sunday Night: Partly cloudy. Low 29F. Winds W at 10 to 20 mph.
snow Monday: Becoming cloudy with snow likely in the afternoon. High 37F. Winds W at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of snow 80%. About one inch of snow expected.
nt_snow Monday Night: Snow in the evening will transition to snow showers overnight. Low 12F. Winds N at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 90%. Snow accumulating 1 to 3 inches.

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