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

Flies & Lies Weekly Report July 22, 2021

CFS : at Cheesman canyon dam - 200

CFS : at Trumbull below brush creek - 200


Fishing remains good on the South Platte River. Look for fish to be spread out in all types of water. Fish everything! For hatches we've been seeing Tricos, Caddis, and some PMDs. Hopper dropper and Nymphing rigs have been good recently.

Lead flies 

brown/red/pink San Juan worm - size 12-16

black/brown Pine Squirrel Leech - size 12-14

Dropper flies

brown Jig Napoleon- size 16-18

Bead head crystal BWO - size - 20-22

Juju baetis - size 18-20

Bead head pheasant tail - size 18-20

Black RS2 - size 22 

Chocolate thunder - size 20-22


Olive/tan Cubby Chernobyl - size 10

Tan/black Swisher's foam PMX - size 10

Dry flies

Trico spinner - size 22-24

Olive Elk hair caddis - size 16

If you need any flies or need advice on rigging stop by Flies & Lies 


 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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