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Rio Grande River, Colorado - Fishing Report - 10/13/17
The river is in very good shape. All sections are turning out some good trout.
We had three good reports from customers fishing this past week. They are
catching the largest trout on Sculpin streamers. The are lots of midges and
Blue-winged olive mayflies hatching.
Stream Condtions:

7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is no chance of snow or rain for the next
High temperatures will range from 61 to 63 degrees and lows from 26 to
4 degrees.

Recommended Trout Flies: (we will revise this list next week)
Rate: 433 cfs
Level: 1.37 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 49
Clarity: clear
Stream Flow Data Near Del Norte CO
Midges: Blood (Red), sizes 20, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Cream, size 20, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Light Green, size 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Blue-winged Olives, size 16 and 18, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
October caddis, size 6, pupa and adults
Spotted sedges, (caddisflies) size 14, 16, lava, pupa and adults
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
Midges are hatching. Fish the pupa and larva imitations rigged in tandem.
Blue-winged Olives are hatching.
Brown Sculpin and the White Belly Sculpin streamers are flies you don't want to be
caught short on.
October Caddis are hatching.
Spotted Sedges (caddisflies) are hatching.
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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