Animas River, Colorado - Fishing Report - August 20, 2018
Low levels continue.There's rain in the forecast and they are likely to come up some.
There are still lots of hatches taking place. All sections of the river are turning out

Stream Conditions:

7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of rain through Thursday, otherwise
this coming week. Highs will range from 77 to 84 degrees and lows from 48 to
3 degrees.

Recommended Trout Flies:
Animas River:
127 cfs
Level: 2.12 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 56
Clarity: clean
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow at Durango
Blue-winged Olives, size 18 and 16, nymphs, emergers, duns, spinners
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size
Spotted sedges, (caddisflies) size 14, 16, lava, pupa and adults
Pale Morning Duns, size 16/18, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Little Yellow Stoneflies, size 16/14, nymphs and adults
Tricos, size 20, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners.
Japanese Beetles, size 16/14
Carpenter Ants, size 18/16
Sandwich Hoppers - Green/Brown, size 4 to 12
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
Brown sculpin and White Belly Sculpin are two of the very best flies to use during the
entire year.
Various species of Blue-winged olives will hatch mostly on cloudy days.
Little Yellow stoneflies are hatching.
Tricos are hatching.
Pale Morning duns are hatching.
Terrestrials such as Carpenter ants, Japanese beetles and Hoppers are working.
1. Email us (
with the dates you will be fishing this
stream and we will send you a list of our
fly suggestions. Please allow up to 24
hours for a response.

2. Call us 800-594-4726 and we will help
you decide which flies you need.

3. Email us (
with a budget for flies and we will select
them to match the budget and get them to
you in time for your fly fishing trip.

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Fly Fishing Animas River, Colorado
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