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Recommended Tackle & Gear
4, 5 or 6 weight
Dry fly: 9 ft., 5 or 6X Nymphing: 71/2 ft.,
3 or 4X, Streamers 0-2X
Dry fly: 5 or 6X, Nymphing: 3 or 4X,
Best Fly Rods:
Perfect Fly Supreme Four, Superb Five
or Ultimate Six
For 4/5/6 fly line
Fly Floatants and Misc Items:
Floatants, KISS Strike Indicators
Tools & Accessories:
Nippers, forceps, retractors, etc.
South Platte River, Colorado - Fishing Report -
June 18, 2018
Stream levels are normal or below normal and the water clear. Both canyons
are turning out some good fish. BWOs, Pale morning duns, and Tricos are
hatching. Sculpin streamers are still catching the larger trout,,but keep them
slow, and near the bottom.
7 Day Weather Forecast: There is almost no chance of rain for the coming
week. Highs will range from 76 to 86 and lows from 51 to 55 degrees.
Recommended Trout Flies:
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
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Scuds, size 14 (some areas)
Blue-winged Olives, size 20, 18 nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Green Sedges (caddisflies), size 14/16, larva, pupa and adults
Pale Morning Duns, size 16/18, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Tricos, size 20, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners.
Japanese Beetles, size 16/14
Carpenter Ants, size 18/16
Sandwich Hoppers - Green/Brown, size 4 to 12
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
Midges are hatching. For the best results, fish the pupa and larva imitations in tandem
with the larva the bottom fly.
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.
Scuds are available for the trout to eat year-round.
Tricos are hatching.
Pale Morning duns are hatching.
Green sedge caddisflies are hatching.
Terrestrials such as Carpenter ants, Japanese beetles and Hoppers are working.
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you decide which flies you need.
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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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