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Recommended Tackle & Gear
5 or 6 weight
Dry fly: 9 & 12 ft., 5 or 6X, Nymphing: 71/2
ft., 3 or 4X, Streamers 0-2X
Dry fly: 5 or 6X, Nymphing: 3 or 4X,
Best Fly Rods:
Perfect Fly Superb Five or Ultimate Six
For 5/6 fly line
Fly Floatants and Misc Items:
Floatants, KISS Strike Indicators
Tools & Accessories:
Nippers, forceps, retractors, etc.
Blue River, Colorado - Fishing Report - June 17, 2017
The discharges and stream levels are down a lot from the past week. They are still
high and the current strong in places. Most places are too high to wade but some are
okay if you use caution. Much of the river can be fished from the bank.
7 Day Weather Forecast: There is almost no chance of rain from Sunday for the
next week. High temperatures should range from 72 to 83 degrees and lows from 41
to 48 degrees.
Recommended Trout Flies:
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Blue-winged Olives, size 20 and 18, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Midges: Cream, size 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Light Green, size 20/22 larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Blood (Red), sizes 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Spotted Sedges, size 16/14, larva, pupa and adults
Western Green Drakes, size 10/12, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Pale Morning Duns, size 16/18, nymph, emergers, duns and spinners
Salmonflies, size 4/6, nymphs and adults
Golden Stoneflies, size 10/12, nymphs and adults
Green Sedges, (caddisflies) size 14/16, larva, pupa and adults
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
The Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin streamers are good flies to use for larger
Midges, creams, light greens and blood or red midges, are starting to hatch. It is almost
alway best to fish a tandem Midge rig under a small strike indicator with the midge lava
as the bottom fly and the midge pupa as the top fly. Fish the adult midge only when you
observe trout feeding on the surface.
Blue-winged olives are hatching.
Western Green drakes should start hatching any time now.
Pale Morning duns are hatching.
Salmonflies are hatching.
Golden stoneflies are hatching.
Green sedge caddisfleis and Spotted Sedge caddisflies are hatching.
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