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Rio Grande River, Colorado - Fishing Report - 11/25/16
The river is running a little low but that makes it easy and safe to wade just
about anywhere. We do recommend fishing the lower section of the river. The
headwaters are very cold with water temperatures in the high thirties.
Blue-winged olives and midges are the only hatches.

Stream Conditions:

7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of snow form Sunday through
uesday, otherwise clear for the next week. High temperatures will range from
24 to 44 degrees and lows from 11 to 23 degrees.

Recommended Trout Flies: (we will revise this list next week)
Rate: 183 cfs
Level: 0.75 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 40
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
Spotted Sedges, caddis, size 16/14, larva, pupa and adults
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
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.
Spotted sedges, or caddisflies, are hatching.
Midges, creams, light greens, and blood or red midges, are hatching. Fish the larva and
pupa imitations in tandem.
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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