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Rio Grande River, Colorado - Fishing Report - 08/06/18
Stream levels are low but there's rain coming. Little Yellow stoneflies are
hatching. Green sedges and Spotted Sedges, both caddisflies, are hatching.
Pale Morning duns are hatching. Stream levels are still a little low but still in
good shape. Fish the upper middle and higher elevations.
Stream Conditions:

7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of rain most everyday for this
coming week. High temperatures will range from 74 to 7
6 degrees and lows
from 47 to 49 degrees.

Recommended Trout Flies: (we will revise this list next week)
Rate: 163 cfs
71 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 56
Clarity: clear
Stream Flow Data Near Del Norte CO
Blue-winged Olives, size 16 and 18, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Green Sedges (caddisflies), size 14/16, larva, pupa and adults
Spotted sedges, (caddisflies) size 14, 16, lava, pupa and adults
Pale Morning Duns, size 16/18, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Golden Stoneflies, size 10/12, nymphs and adults
Little Yellow Stoneflies, size 16/14, nymphs and adults
Tricos, size 20, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners.
Japanese Beetles, size 16/14
Carpenter Ants, size 18/16
Sandwich Hoppers - Green/Brown, size 4 to 12
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
Blue-winged Olives are hatching.
Brown Sculpin and the White Belly Sculpin streamers are flies you don't want to be
caught short on.
Green Sedges are hatching.
Spotted Sedges are hatching.
Pale Morning duns are hatching.
Little Yellow stoneflies are hatching. Trico mayflies are hatching.
Golden Stoneflies are hatching.
Terrestrials are working - Carpenter ants, Japanese beetles and Hoppers.
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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