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Arkansas River, Colorado - Fishing Report - January 22, 2018
The lower freestone section should continue be good this coming week. We are still
recommending the tailwater at Pueblo as a first choice. The lower freestone section is
cold, averaging about 36-39 degrees water temperature.
Stream Conditions:






Pueblo Tailwater:






7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is no chance of snow or rain for the coming week.
Highs will range from
32 to 46 and lows from 0 to 18 degrees.


Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: ???? cfs (gauge not working)
Level: 3.19 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 35
Clarity: clear
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data at Parkdale CO
Rate: 103 cfs
Level: 7.95 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 42
Clarity: clear
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data at Pueblo CO
Midges: Blood (Red), sizes 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Light Green, size 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Cream, size 20/22, larva pupa and adults
Blue-winged Olives: size 18 and 16, nymph, emergers, duns and spinners
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Winter Stoneflies, size 16/18, nymphs and adults
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
Midges are hatching. For the best results, fish the larva and pupa imitations in tandem.
The Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin streamers are good flies to use for larger trout.
Blue-winged olives are hatching, They will hatch on and off for the next few weeks.
Winter stoneflies are hatching.
Options For Selecting Flies:
1. Email us (sales@perfectflystore.com)
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 (sales@perfectflystore.com)
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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