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South Platte River, Colorado - Fishing Report -
13, 2017
The stream levels in all sections of the river are in good shape. The USGS
station below isn't working but rest assured conditions are good. We are getting
good report from customers.

Stream Conditions:

7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is no chance of snow or rain for the coming
week. Highs will range from
59 to 76 and lows from 29 to 43 degrees.

Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: ? cfs
Level: ? ft.
Afternoon Water Temperature: 50
Clarity: clear
Stream Flow Data Above Cheesman Lake
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Scuds, size 14 (some areas)
Blue-winged Olives, size 20, 18 nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Mahogany duns, 18, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Spotted Sedge (caddisflies), size 14/16, larva, pupa and adults
October Caddis, size 6, pupa and adults
Little Yellow stoneflies, size 16/14, nymphs and adults
Sandwich Hoppers, size 8-12, brown and green
Carpenter Ants, size 18/16, black
Japanese Beetles, size 16/14
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
Our Brown and White Belly Sculpin are great flies to use at this time.
The Olive Matuka and Black Matuka sculpin streamers are good flies to use at this time.
Various species of Blue-winged Olives are hatching.
Mahogany duns are hatching.
Scuds are available for the trout to eat year-round.
Spotted Sedge (Caddis) are hatching.
October Caddis are hatching.
Little Yellow stoneflies are hatching.
Terrestrials like carpenter ants, Japanese beetles and hoppers are working.
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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