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Frying Pan River, Colorado - Fishing Report -
21, 2017
The Frying Pan was a little low but there has been some rain and it is on the way up.
It is still in good shape with lots of trout being caught. There are few angles fishing it,
yet it is still turning out a lot of trout. The larger stoneflies are about done but the
Pale Morning dun and caddis hatches are prolific.

Stream Conditions:

7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of rain from today through tomorrow,
then clearing for five days.
 Highs will range from 82 to 85 and lows 49 to 51.

Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 242 cfs
Level: 1.97 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 56
Clarity: clear
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data Near Reudi CO
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
For larger trout, the Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin streamers are great flies.
Midges will just about always work on the Frying Pan.
Blue-winged olives are hatching.
Spotted sedge (caddis) and Green Sedges (caddis) are hatching.
Western Green drakes should start hatching very soon.
Pale morning duns are hatching in the lower river.
Golden stoneflies are hatching in the lower river.
Terrestrials such as Japanese beetles, Carpenter ants and Hoppers may be important
at times.
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Blue-winged olives, size 18, 16, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Green Sedges, size 14/16, larva, pupa and adults
Spotted sedges, size 14, 16, lava, 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
Golden Stoneflies, size 10/12, nymphs and adults
Sandwich Hoppers, size 8-12, brown and green
Carpenter Ants, size 18/16, black
Japanese Beetles, size 16/14
Options For Selecting Flies:
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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