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Trending Flies in Recent Reports

  1. Black Beauty  

  2. Juju Baetis  

  3. RS-2  

  4. Leech  

  5. Baetis Nymph  

  6. Barr's Emerger BWO  

  7. Frenchie  

  8. Woolly Bugger  

  9. Biot Midge  

  10. Brook's Sprout Midge  

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Feb 18 Steamboat Flyfisher

The road to the tailwater is now closed. It is a short 45 minute hike from the entrance of the park. With air temps dropping fish have moved into there winter feeding lanes. We have had our best luck during the warmest part of the day from 10-4. Nymphing deep runs and slow pools with 6x tippet, small indicators and micro split shot. We have also seen some fish rising to midges mid day and on any overcast or snowy days.

Nymphs: WD-40, Bling Midge, Scuds, B.T.S. nymph, Top Secret Midge, Black Beauty, Smethhurst Voodoo, U.V. Emerger, WD-40, RS2, Barr's Emerger, Super Midge, JuJu B Midge

Dries: Mole Fly, Parachute Midge, CDC Spent Midge, Brooks Sprout

Streamers: Hale Bop Leach, Zonkers, Mini Bugger


This report was written by Steamboat Flyfisher: http://www.steamboatflyfisher.com

Feb 05 Steamboat Flyfisher

With the warmer overnight temps some of the water through town has opened up and is fishing very well. The river is open from behind the iconic Rabbit Ears Motel down through the transit center with a total of about two miles open. The fish have moved into their winter lies. Try fishing the deepest, slowest water you can find. If you go be careful walking on the ice shelves and remember to look upstream as there is lots of shelf ice coming down the river at times. Give a call down to the shop for up to the hour info 970-879-6552

Nymphs: B.T.S. Nymph, Two-Bit Hooker, UV Emerger, JuJu Baetis, Flashback Biot Midge, Darth Baetis, Trigger Nymph, Frenchie, Edwards Black, Pat's Rubber Leg, San Juan Worms

Streamer: Dirty Hippie, Cheech Leech, Hare's Sculpin, Sparkle Minnow

This report was written by Steamboat Flyfisher: http://www.steamboatflyfisher.com

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