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Frying Pan River, Colorado - Fishing Report -
October 21, 2016
The discharges and resulting stream levels are quite low, making it easy to wade but
easy to spook the trout as well. You have to stay hidden from them. Dress to match
the background and use longer, lighter leaders and tippets. Perfect flies help a lot
because the trout can see them well.
Stream Conditions:

7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is almost no chance of rain or snow for the next
week. Highs will range from 61 to 70 and lows 26 to 39.

Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 82 cfs
Level: 1.28 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 50
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.
Little yellow Stoneflies are hatching.
October caddis are hatching.
Green Sedges and Spotted Sedges, both caddisflies, are hatching.
Mahogany duns are still hatching.
Tricos are hatching.
Terrestrial insects, like beetles, ants and hoppers are becoming important food for the
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Blue-winged olives, size 18, 16, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Mahogany Duns, size 18, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Spotted Sedges, caddis, size 16/14, larva, pupa and adults
Green Sedge, caddis, 14/16, larva, pupa and adults
Little Yellow Stoneflies, 14/16, nymphs and adults
Tricos, size 20, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
October Caddis, size 6, nymphs and adults
Sandwich Hoppers, 8/10/12
Japanese Beetles, 14/16
Carpenter Ants, 16/18
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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