Animas River, Colorado - Fishing Report - January 13, 2017
The weather is going to be unseasonably warm this coming week. The rain and snow
should end on Sunday. Midges, Reds and Creams, with the larva and pupa fished in
tandem with the top fly (pupa) about 16 inches is a good setup. You fish this under an

Stream Conditions:

7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of rain and snow through Monday. Highs
will range from
40 to 47 degrees and lows from 20 to 33 degrees.

Recommended Trout Flies:
Animas River:
217 cfs
Level: 2.32 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 38
Clarity: Clear
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow at Durango
Blue-winged Olives, size 18 and 20, nymphs, emergers, duns, spinners
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Winter Stoneflies, size 16 and 18, nymphs and adults
Midges: Blood (Red), sizes 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Cream, size 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Light Green, size 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
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.
Spotted Sedges, or caddisflies, are hatching.
Midges are hatching. Light Greens, Creams and blood or red midges. Fish the larva
and pupa imitations in tandem with the larva the bottom fly.
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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