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Don’t Let the High Water Fool You…Fishing is Still Good!

Billy Aud fooled this beautiful South Platte Rainbow with a stonefly nymph. Don’t let the high flows fool you, fishing has been excellent as of late. Despite the high flows in many sections of the South Platte River, fishing is still very good! Flows below Cheesman Reservoir are currently 614 cfs. Feeder creeks are adding…

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Cheesman Reservoir is Spilling!

Cheesman Reservoir is spilling and the South Platte trout are happy! Currently there is 770 cfs flowing through Cheesman Canyon with 675 cfs flowing over the spillway (the remainder is coming off the bottom). Dave Bennett from Denver Water plans on mixing the water from the bottom, mid-level valve (Jet Valve) and the upper spillway…

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North Fork of the South Platte Leases Open For Business!

Long Meadow, Boxwood Gulch, North Fork Ranch and the Meadows properties are open for business! The flow is all natural (no supplemental water from the Roberts Tunnel) and running about 60 cfs. Fishing has been good lately with an assortment of midge-nymphs, bead heads, egg patterns, leeches, San Juan Worms, and streamers. Bruce Fuentes fooled…

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Pat Dorsey Fly Fishing