Flies & Lies On the South Platte River
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Fishing & River Report

Flies & Lies Weekly Report 11-25-21

CFS : at Cheesman canyon dam - 80

CFS : at Trumbull below brush creek - 92

Water temperature is in the mid 40s most days.

Nymphing is the name of the game right now as we have not seen many fish rising. Use a long leader and really focus on getting your weight just right! Too little or too much can be problematic this time of year. Presentation really is everything. 

Good lead flies 

•Orange egg size 16-18 

•Black/Brown Mayer's mini leech size 16

•Wine/Brown San Juan worm size 16 

Good dropper flies

•Stalcup Baetis size 22

•Bead head Juju Baetis size 20-22 

•Thread Body Fluff BWO size 22

•Juan's Red Flux capacitor size 22

•Black WD-40 size 22-24

•Brown UV Midge size 22-24 

•Black Beauty size 22

Streamers have also picked up a handful especially in the evenings. Small black and tan woolly buggers have been the go to streamer.

If you need any flies or could use advice on rigging. Swing by the fly shop!


 If you see someone poaching, call Operation Game Thief 1-877-265-6648, with a description or swing by the shop and give us a heads-up.

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