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Rio Grande River, Colorado - Fishing Report - 03/17/17
The river is very high and badly stained to muddy. This is due to the warm
weather and runoff it is causing. This is unlikely to cease this coming week. All
you can do is check the stream levels and fish when it drops.

Stream Conditions:






7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is no chance of rain or snow for the next
week. High temperatures will range from
53 to 55 degrees and lows from 31 to
3
4 degrees.


Recommended Trout Flies: (we will revise this list next week)
Rate: 652 cfs (gauge is not working)
Level: 1.69 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 42
Clarity: Muddy to highly stained.
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
Little Brown Stoneflies, size 14, nymphs and adults
Skwala Stoneflies, size 10, nymphs 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.
S
kwala stoneflies are hatching.
Little Brown stoneflies 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 (sales@perfectflystore.com)
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 (sales@perfectflystore.com)
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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