Archive for March 2016

Got Baetis Nymphs?

It’s blue-winged olive time! Make sure you have plenty of Baetis nymphs! Some of my favorites include: Sparkle Wing RS 2’s, Mercury Flashback Pheasant Tails, Mighty Mite Baetis, Juju Baetis, Stalcup’s Baetis, Mercury Baetis, Smitty’s Baetis, and Foam Wing Emergers! Trout are starting to key heavily on Baetis nymphs in the shallow riffles!

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Spring in the Rockies

March and April can be two of the best months to fly fish in the central Rockies.The big spring midge has been “coming off” and I saw my first blue-winged olive on the South Platte River a few days ago. These are all signs that spring is almost here! With increased feeding opportunities, the fish…

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Pat Dorsey Fly Fishing