Archive for April 2016

Boxwood Gulch Opens for the 2016 Season

Boxwood Gulch is open for the 2016 season! Yesterday Bob Dye and I had five anglers at Boxwood Gulch. We found the fish to be cooperative despite the low flows (32 cfs) and a spring snowstorm. Things are only gonna get better as the onset of spring run-off improves natural flows. Currently Denver Water is…

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It’s Blue-Winged Olive Time

​​ Blue-winged olives have been pouring off in most drainages between 1 and 3 p.m. Prior to the hatch, an assortment of Baetis nymphs is effective in the transitional zones and shallow riffles. Some of my favorite Baetis nymphs include: size 20-22 Mercury Baetis, Mercury Flashback Pheasant Tails, Foam Wing Emergers, Stalcup’s Baetis, Barr Emergers,…

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Pat Dorsey Fly Fishing