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Rio Grande River, Colorado - Fishing Report - 05/21/18
March Browns, Blue-winged olives and little Black Caddis (Mother's day hatch)
are hatching. Stream levels a
re down and in good shape. All sections of the
river are looking good.

Stream Conditions:

7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is no chance of rain or snow for the next
week. High temperatures will range from 6
1 to 71 degrees and lows from 37 to
40 degrees.

Recommended Trout Flies: (we will revise this list next week)
Rate: 1440 cfs
40 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 52
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
Skwala stoneflies, size 10, nymphs and adults
March Browns, size 12/14, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Little Black Caddis, size 18, 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.
Skwala stoneflies are hatching.
March Browns are hatching.
Little Black Caddis 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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