Cache La Poudre River

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Apr 19 St. Peter's Fly Shop

Poudre River Fishing Report:

After this last week of warm weather the fishing has really started to heat up. The canyon is ice-free, and while the fishing in the lower reaches has been steadily good, we are starting to get reports of great fishing in the mid and upper sections as well! We are seeing consistent BWO hatches, which should continue to only get better throughout April. Midge hatches are tailing off, but it's still a good idea to have a couple patterns in your box as well. On the other side of the dry spectrum, fish have been starting to hit small terrestrial patterns, so on those warmer days make sure you're equipped with smaller Chubby's and PMX's! When the fish aren't rising, nymphing the deeper runs with weighted baetis patterns or hanging them under a larger attractor pattern are effective options, and don't be afraid to tie on smaller stones as well!

Recommended Patterns:

Dries: Extended Body BWO's #18-22, Para-Adams #20-26, Split Flag Adams #18-20, Eric's Hi-Vis Midge #20-22, Sprout Midge #18-20, Orange, Royal, or Purple Chubby Chernobyl's #14-16, Royal PMX's #14-16

Nymphs: Beadhead Prince's #14-18, Olive or Red Two Bit Hooker's #16-18, Rainbow Warrior's #18-20, Purple Prince's #14-#18, Black/Green Poison Tung #18-20, Pocketwater Baetis #18-20, Anatomical BWO's #18-20, Tung Guide's choice hare's ear #14-18, Copper Ribbed RS2's #18-20, Mayhem #18, Barr's Emerger #18, JuJu Baetis #18-22, T. Midge #20-22

Streamers: Thin Mints #8-12, Platte River Spider #4, Orange Blossom Special #8, Slump Buster Black #6, Aggravator Prince #6, 'Nilla Bugger #8-10, Sparkle Minnow, Trick or Treat #4, Rubber Buggers

For any questions on how to tackle the Poudre whether it's location, rigs, or flies stop by either shop before you head out!

Other Recommended Flies for the Cache la Poudre River ::

To Book your guide trip please contact the shop at (970) 498-8968.

This report was written by St. Peter's Fly Shop: http://www.stpetes.com
970-498-8968

Apr 06 St. Peter's Fly Shop

Poudre River Fishing Report:

After this last week of warm weather the fishing has really started to heat up. The canyon is pretty much ice free, but the best fishing is still in the lower canyon right now, as this is where the warmest water is. We are starting to see more consistent BWO hatches, which should continue, and only get better throughout April. Make sure you have some Extended body BWO's (#18-22), Film Critic Bwo's (#18-22) and of course the classic Adams or Parachute Adams (#18-26). Midge hatches have been a daily occurrence so be prepared with some smaller midge dries as well, like the Erik's Hi-Vis Midge (#20-22) and the Sprout Midge (#20-22). When the fish aren't rising, nymphing the deeper runs with some Zebra Midges (#20-22) or flies like the Poison Tung Should produce fish, even smaller stonefly patterns like the prince nymph have been catching fish.

Patterns: Some good options for nymphs are Poison Tung. (#18,20), and JuJu Midge (#20,22) Zebra midge (#18-22) Rojo Midge (#20-22) Erik's HiVis Midge (#18-22) Sprout Midge (#20-24) Anotomical Bwo's (#18-20) Rainbow Warrior (#18-20) Pocketwater Baetis (#18-20)

For any questions on how to tackle the Poudre whether it's location, rigs, or flies stop by either shop before you head out!

Other Recommended Flies for the Cache la Poudre River ::

Dries: Eric's Hi-Vis Midge #20-22, Sprout Midge #18-24, Biot Midge #20, Extended Body BWO #18-22, Para-Adams #20-#26, Griffith's Gnat #18-22

Nymphs: Beadhead prince #14-#18, Two Bit Hooker #16-#18, Rainbow Warrior #18-#20 Purple prince #14-#18, Poison Blue Tung #18-#20, Tung Guide's choice hare's ear #14-#18, Copper Ribbed RS2 #18, Mayhem #18, Barr's Emerger #18, JuJu Baetis #18-#22

Streamers: Thin Mints #6-10, Platte River Spider #4, Orange Blossom Special #8, Slump Buster Black #6, Aggravator Prince #6, 'Nilla Bugger #8-10, Sparkle Minnow, Trick or Treat #4, Rubber Buggers

To Book your guide trip please contact the shop at (970)498-8968.

This report was written by St. Peter's Fly Shop: http://www.stpetes.com
970-498-8968

Apr 04 St. Peter's Fly Shop

Poudre River Fishing Report:

After the last couple of days with some warm weather and abundant sunshine the river has iced off canyon wide. Even though the upper canyon is iced off fishing will generally be more productive because of higher water temps. Pretty soon, we will be seeing BWO hatches during warmer parts of the day. It may be worth it to carry some Extended body BWO's (#18-22) Film Critic Bwo's (#18-22) and of course the classic Adams or Parachute Adams (#18-26). Dry fly season is just about here! On days like today be prepared with some smaller midge dries as well like the Erik's Hi-Vis Midge (#20-22) and the Sprout Midge (#20-22). Midge hatches should start to become more consistent over the next month as air, and water temps increase. When the fish aren't rising, nymphing the holes with some Zebra Midges (#20-22) or flies like the Poison Tung Should produce fish.

Patterns: Some good options for nymphs are Poison Tung. (#18,20), and JuJu Midge (#20,22) Zebra midge (#18-22) Rojo Midge (#20-22) Erik's HiVis Midge (#18-22) Sprout Midge (#20-24) Anotomical Bwo's (#18-20) Rainbow Warrior (#18-20) Pocketwater Baetis (#18-20)

For any questions on how to tackle the Poudre whether it's location, rigs, or flies stop by either shop before you head out!

Other Recommended Flies for the Cache la Poudre River ::

Dries: Eric's Hi-Vis Midge #20-22, Sprout Midge #18-24, Biot Midge #20, Extended Body BWO #18-22, Para-Adams #20-#26, Griffith's Gnat #18-22

Nymphs: Beadhead prince #14-#18, Two Bit Hooker #16-#18, Rainbow Warrior #18-#20 Purple prince #14-#18, Poison Blue Tung #18-#20, Tung Guide's choice hare's ear #14-#18, Copper Ribbed RS2 #18, Mayhem #18, Barr's Emerger #18, JuJu Baetis #18-#22

Streamers: Thin Mints #6-10, Platte River Spider #4, Orange Blossom Special #8, Slump Buster Black #6, Aggravator Prince #6, 'Nilla Bugger #8-10, Sparkle Minnow, Trick or Treat #4, Rubber Buggers

To Book your guide trip please contact the shop at (970)498-8968.

This report was written by St. Peter's Fly Shop: http://www.stpetes.com
970-498-8968

Apr 01 St. Peter's Fly Shop

Poudre River Fishing Report:

After the last couple of days with some warm weather and abundant sunshine the lower canyon has opened up completely. The river is starting to ice off higher in the canyon as well, fishing should be fairly consistent even up towards the Mishawaka. On days like today be prepared with some smaller midge dries like the Erik's Hi-Vis Midge (#20-22) and the Sprout Midge (#20-22). Midge hatches should start to become more consistent over the next month as air, and water temps increase. When the fish aren't rising, nymphing the holes with some Zebra Midges (#20-22) or flies like the Poison Tung Should produce fish.

Patterns: Some good options for nymphs are Poison Tung. (#18,20), and JuJu Midge (#20,22) Zebra midge (#18-22) Rojo Midge (#20-22) Erik's HiVis Midge (#18-22) Sprout Midge (#20-24)

For any questions on how to tackle the Poudre whether it's location, rigs, or flies stop by either shop before you head out!

Other Recommended Flies for the Cache la Poudre River ::

Dries: Eric's Hi-Vis Midge #20-22, Sprout Midge #18-24, Biot Midge #20, Extended Body BWO #18-22, Para-Adams #20-#26, Griffith's Gnat #18-22

Nymphs: Beadhead prince #14-#18, Two Bit Hooker #16-#18, Rainbow Warrior #18-#20 Purple prince #14-#18, Poison Blue Tung #18-#20, Tung Guide's choice hare's ear #14-#18, Copper Ribbed RS2 #18, Mayhem #18, Barr's Emerger #18, JuJu Baetis #18-#22

Streamers: Thin Mints #6-10, Platte River Spider #4, Orange Blossom Special #8, Slump Buster Black #6, Aggravator Prince #6, 'Nilla Bugger #8-10, Sparkle Minnow, Trick or Treat #4, Rubber Buggers

To Book your guide trip please contact the shop at (970)498-8968.

This report was written by St. Peter's Fly Shop: http://www.stpetes.com
970-498-8968

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