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South Platte River, Colorado - Fishing Report -
January
14, 2019
The streams are all near a normal level. Sculpin streamers are still catching the
larger trout,,but keep them slow, and near the bottom.
Midges, creams and
reds are working, but rig them with the larva and pupa in tandem.


Stream Conditions:







7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of snow on Friday, otherwise
clear for this coming week. Highs will range from
36 to 49 and lows from 17 to
3
0 degrees.


Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: xxxx cfs. (not working)
Level: 2.82 ft.
Afternoon Water Temperature: 40
Clarity: clear
Stream Flow Data Above Cheesman Lake
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Scuds, size 14 (some areas)
Black Matuka and Olive Matuka Sculpin, size 4/6
Midges: Blood (Red), sizes 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Cream, size 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Blue-winged Olives, size 20, 18 nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Winter stoneflies, size 16/18, nymphs and adults
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.
Scuds are available for the trout to eat year-round.
Winter stoneflies are hatching.
We still think the best strategy is to fish a tandem Midge rig under a small strike
indicator with the midge lava as the bottom fly and the midge pupa as the top fly. Fish
the adult midge only when you observe trout feeding on the surface.
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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