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

Fishing & River Report

Flies & Lies Weekly Report September 16, 2021

CFS : at Cheesman canyon dam - 175

CFS : at Trumbull below brush creek - 176

Water temperature is holding steady in the mid 50s. Nymphing, dry dropper, and straight dry fly have all caught fish lately! Keep your lead flies on the smaller side and good flies have been San Juan worm size 16, Soft hackle hare's ear size 16, orange/olive Scud size 18, Buck skin size 18.

For dropper flies throw baetis and emerger patterns. Mercury pheasant tail, Thread body fluff, Barr's BWO emerger, Two bit hooker black or red, Chocolate thunder, all in size 18-22 

For dry flies. Tricos in the morning with some Blue winged olives here and there. In the afternoon look for more Blue wings and Caddis late in the evening.

As always if you need any flies or could use advice as to how we rig things feel free to stop by the 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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