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Rio Grande River, Colorado - Fishing Report - 02/19/18
This coming week will be a cold one. The river is still running near a normal
level. Fish the lower section of the river. Cream and Red midges, or blood
midges, are hatching along with lots of Winter stoneflies.

Stream Conditions:

7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of snow everyday for the for the
next week. High temperatures will range from
17 to 28 degrees and lows from
-4 to 12 degrees.

Recommended Trout Flies: (we will revise this list next week)
Rate: xxx ice
Level:0.94 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 38
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
Winter Stoneflies, size 16/18, nymphs 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.
Winter stoneflies 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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