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Jan 16 The Blue Quill Angler

Clarity: Excellent

14 Day Forecast: Look for sporadic hatches of midges

Tips and Other Information: Anglers should prepare themselves for sporadic hatches of midges. The optimum window of opportunity is between 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Eleven Mile Canyon is known for its excellent midge hatches this time of year. Make sure you are carrying plenty of brown and black pupae and several adults to match the hatch during the height of emergence. Its important to target the slow, deep pools where the trout overwinter. The best fishing is up near the dam as the lower part of the canyon freezes during the winter. Make sure you dress warmEleven Mile Canyon is a frigid place during the winter.

Effective Patterns:#22-24 Chocolate Foam Wing Emerger, #18 Hot Tail Flash Egg, #20 Mercury Blood Midge, #20 Red Larva, #20 Pale Olive Larva, #22-24 Black Beauty, #22 Mercury Flashback Black Beauty, #22 JujuBaetis, #22-24 Medallion Midge, #20-22 Mercury Midge, #20-24 Top Secret Midge, #20-22 Manhattan Midge, #22-24 Matts Midge, #22-24 Griffith Gnat, and #20-26 Parachute Adams.

This report was written by The Blue Quill Angler: http://www.bluequillangler.com
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