Archive for June 2015
Flows Reach 750 cfs at the Dream Stream
Mike Lyons landed this beautiful rainbow yesterday on the Dream Stream with flows exceeding 750 cfs. While conditions are far from ideal, anglers are still catching a few fish on the South Platte River during the peak of run off.Read More
North Fork Leases A Good Option During the High Water Season!
The North Fork of the South Platte River is a good option during the high-water season. Although the flow is high and off-colored (554 cfs) fishing can be good if you target the right water with the proper flies. Productive flies have been #10 Chamois Leeches, #14 pink San Juan Worms, #16 red Copper Johns,…Read More
Spring Run Off is in Full Swing But You Don’t Have to Quit Fishing!
Although many of Colorado’s tailwaters are higher than their normal historic levels, they still remain the best option during spring run off. Joe Morrissette shows off a beautiful brown trout he fooled with a #18 Buckskin on one of Colorado’s popular tailraces during the high-water season. Here is an up-to-date list of river levels on…Read More
Denver Water is Doing an Impeccable Job Managing the Water Temperatures Below Cheesman Dam
Denver Water is our friend—it’s plain and simple! Currently Denver Water is releasing water from three locations to keep the water temperatures at optimum levels below Cheesman Reservoir. As of late, there is 105 cfs coming off the bottom, 50 cfs coming out of the Jet Valve, and the remainder (approximately 900 cfs) is flowing…Read More