The Eagle River is running at 170CFS and beautiful weather has extended the bug season. Trout are being caught on a variety of patterns from Pat’s Rubber Legs to Vis-A-Dun Baetis. The Eagle is seeing far less pressure than it’s seen all Summer so head on up to the mountains and catch some browns and ‘bows!
If you’re fishing the Colorado River, don’t hesitate to try your egg rigs to compliment your streamers. We are fishing a lot of bigger things at this point for those trout fattening up for the spawn and Winter.
Gore Creek is clear and low but still fishing well. Fine tippet and small bugs have gotten the most fish but if you don’t mind covering water, try some small streamers in each pocket. It’s always good for at least a look!
|Turneffe Flats – Nov 8th-15th|
2 SPOTS HAVE OPENED UP!!!
|Front Range Fishing Reports|
Get your floatant and light leaders, Tricos and Baetis are still the ticket! Dry fly activity remains productive from the early morning through the afternoon. If nymphing is your favorite approach, eggs are starting to catch the eye of the rainbows and browns. PLEASE avoid the spawning beds at all times!
The salmon and brown trout are in and so are the people. Shoot for weekdays to avoid the crowds and stick to the deeper pools for your best chances of hooking toads. Mayfly and midge patterns will catch resident trout and the occasional brown but stick to worms, leeches, eggs and beads for the big browns and salmon. Streamers work well in low light situations as well!
We are getting towards the end of the warm water season, so get on out to your local lake or pond and end the season on a high note! Carp and Bass are fattening up for the winter and colder air temps this week will drop lake temps quickly providing for very aggressive fish. Streamers are the ticket in all your natural colors – olive, white, brown and black. Fish are staging a little further out but don’t be surprised to find fish close to the shore where hoppers and other terrestrials are living out their final days.
|Fly Tying Night in Denver Next Wednesday 11/5 @ 6PM|
Because of the Jeremy Clements Presentation this week, we will not be having Fly Tying night this week. That being said, come by the following week, Nov. 5th for some streamer tying fun! Per usual, bring your vise, tying materials and light and we will show you a few patterns or help you tweak your own!
|Sitka Clothing for Hunting Season|
Swing through to load up on the finest hunting apparel known to man. We proudly carry Sitka at both our Minturn and Denver locations. If you aren’t familiar with Sitka come by for a quick demo or check them out online.
|Large Game and Waterfowl Hunts!!!|
We offer the most exclusive private land elk, mule deer and bear hunts that the Vail Valley has to offer. We are also days away from getting waterfowl hunts running on the Front Range! Call the Minturn location or click the link above. We provide our all inclusive first class hunts from September to January.