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Yampa River, Colorado - Fishing Report -
January
13,  2017
The Stagecoach tailwater is still the prime destination at this time. The water is
discharged at about 38 degrees but rapidly cools off. Most of the time you
should be fishing water from 35 to 37 degrees. Midges hatches are large,
mostly creams and reds.
Stream Conditions:






7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of snow ending today then
mostly clear for the next five days.
Highs will range from 26 to 34 degrees and
lows from
2 to 18 degree.


Recommended Trout Flies:
Brown and White Belly Sculpin Streamers, size 6
Blue-winged Olives, size 18 and 20, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Midges: Blood (Red), sizes 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges:Cream size 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Light Green, size 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Black Flies, size 18/20, larva, pupa and adults
Winter Stoneflies, size 16 and 18, nymphs and adults
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
The Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin streamers are great flies to use for the next
several weeks.
Midges are always important in a tailwater. It is almost alway best 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.
Various species of Blue-winged olives are hatching.
Winter stoneflies are hatching.
Black Flies are hatching.
Rate: xxxx cfs (ice in gauge)
Level: 1.10 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 37
Clarity: Clear
Real-time Stream Flow Data at Steamboat Springs
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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