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Sep 09 St. Peter's Fly Shop

Things are getting pretty skinny on the Laramie as we get to September. Considering the cameron peak fire still burning, access is shut off to most of the Laramie River where the water is. If you are able to find some river access elsewhere, fishing the coolest parts of the day will be when fish are more active and feeding. During hot parts of the day, fish like to conserve energy and relax so it's best to let them be at those times. The water gets hot and they get stressed out at around 65 degrees. The options are so wide during this time of the year so take full advantage of the end of summer. Get out there and experience the awesome dry fly fishing we love to see, but please be careful. In the mornings we'll be shifting our attention from PMD's and Caddis back over to Blue Wing Olives and Midges on the cool mornings and hoppers, ants, beetles and some smaller Pale Morning Duns if the water temperatures permit in the afternoon. Fish are now extremely vulnerable to predators in low water periods so finding locations where there is cover and undercut banks will be very important. Trout like areas where there is quick access to food and protection. Keeping this in mind will help further progress your fishing experiences. For any further questions feel free to give us a call at the shop. Have Fun.

Recommended Flies:

Nymphs: Juju Baetis #16-18, Gumdrop Caddis#16-20, Montana Prince Nymphs#18-20, San Juan worm #10, Prince Nymph #10-16, Copper John #12-16

Streamers: Sparkle Minnow, Platte River Spider, Thin Mint, Rubber Bugger, Mini Sex Dungeons

Dries: Elk Caddis #12-16, Headlight Caddis #14-16, Chubby Chernobyl #12-16

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