Clear Creek

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Trending Flies in Recent Reports

  1. Prince Nymph  

  2. Amy's Ant  

  3. Chubby Chernoble  

  4. Elk Hair Caddis  

  5. Stimulator  

  6. Ant  

  7. Pheasant Tail  

  8. Hopper  

  9. Zebra Midge  

  10. RS-2  

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Aug 11 FlyCast River Forecast

Technicality: 2/5

Fishing at Clear Creek continues to improve. Flows have stabilized at productive levels and trout have adjusted to their new normal. The dry dropper continues to be the most effective mode of fishing. Lead with bigger stimulator flies like an Amy's Any, Chubby Chernobyl or Elk Hair Caddis followed by one or two smaller searcher nymphs like a Copper John Pheasant Tail or Hare's Ear. You are going to want to focus on the banks and outer seams as this is where trout will feed most heavily. The heavy nymph rig can produce as well, but you willy likely see fewer fish. If you decide to go with a nymph rig, cover a lot of water and adjust depth accordingly.

Ideal Days To Fish: Monday & Sunday

Suggested Flies:

Sub-surface: Prince Nymph (#16-20), Pheasant Tail (#16-20), Copper John (#16-20), Rainbow Warrior (#18-20), Zebra Midge (black/red #18-22), San Juan Worm (#10-14).

Surface: Elk Hair Caddis (#16-18), Chubby Chernobyl (#10-12), Amy's Ant (#10-14), Parachute Adams (#20 - #22)

This report was written by FlyCast River Forecast: https://www.flycastusa.com/

Aug 07 The Blue Quill Angler

Clarity: Excellent

Major Food Organisms: Caddis, PMDs, Yellow Sallies and Hoppers

Conditions: Flows are back to a great level and the fish are super happy. Look for PMDs, Caddis, Hoppers, Yellow Sallies and any large attractor dries in 12-14.

Suggested Patterns: #12-14 Chubby Chernobyls, #12-14 Amys Ant, #18 Buckskin, #16 Barrs Graphic Caddis, #16 Mercers Swing Caddis, #14-16 Elk Hair Caddis, #16 Yellow Sally #16 Stimulator, #16-18 Sparkle Dun PMD, #16 Para-Wulff PMD, #16 Film Critic PMD

This report was written by The Blue Quill Angler: http://www.bluequillangler.com
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Aug 04 FlyCast River Forecast

Technicality: 2/5

Flows on Clear Creek continue to drop at a sustainable pace making from significantly improved fishing conditions. Trout are very eager after several weeks of high flows and are not terribly selective when it comes to your flies. The dry dropper continues to be our preferred mode of fishing. Target the banks and slower pockets with a stimulator pattern like an Amys Ant or Chernobyl Chubby followed by one or more smaller nymphs like a Copper John, Brassie, Zebra Midge or Rainbow Warrior. Nymphing can be productive as well and get you into some bigger fish. The water is still running fast so youre going to want to ensure plenty of weight. Focus on the outer seams and deeper runs. Lead with bigger searcher nymphs, worms or stoneflies followed by smaller imitative patterns like the Zebra Midge, Mercury Midge or Jujubaetis. Moisture this week will signal a number of great hatches so do not discount those dry flies.

Ideal Days To Fish: Monday, Tuesday, Friday & Saturday

Suggested Flies:

Sub-surface: Prince Nymph (#16-20), Pheasant Tail (#16-20), Copper John (#16-20), Rainbow Warrior (#18-20), Zebra Midge (black/red #18-22), San Juan Worm (#10-14).

Surface: Elk Hair Caddis (#16-18), Chubby Chernobyl (#10-12), Amy's Ant (#10-14), Parachute Adams (#20 - #22)

This report was written by FlyCast River Forecast: https://www.flycastusa.com/

Jul 29 FlyCast River Forecast

Technicality: 2/5

Flows on Clear Creek have finally come down to a manageable level and the fishing is really starting to pick up. You are going to want to focus on the banks and slow water behind large obstructions. Water levels are still high in the center of the river and trout are being pushed to the banks. The dry dropper or nymph rig is going to produce the best results. When fishing a dry dropper, lead with bigger flies like an Elk Hair Caddis, Amy's Ant or Chubby Chernobyl followed by plenty of tippet and one or two searcher nymph patterns. When nymphing, you can target the faster water, but you are still going to want to give the most attention to the banks. Lead with bigger search patterns, worms or stonefly patterns followed by one or two smaller imitative midge, baetis or caddis flies.

Ideal Days To Fish: Wednesday through Friday

Suggested Flies:

Sub-surface: Prince Nymph (#16-20), Pheasant Tail (#16-20), Copper John (#16-20), Rainbow Warrior (#18-20), Zebra Midge (black/red #18-22), San Juan Worm (#10-14).

Surface: Elk Hair Caddis (#16-18), Chubby Chernobyl (#10-12), Amy's Ant (#10-14), Parachute Adams (#20 - #22)

This report was written by FlyCast River Forecast: https://www.flycastusa.com/

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