Colorado River - Upper Colorado, Pumphouse to Grandy

Tip of the week 

Runoff has officially started, which means big bright lead flies. Nymphing has been the ticket in black, olive, brown and rust colors as tailing have been producing good sized fish. Pat's rubbers legs, san juan worms and flashy stones as a lead fly for a nymph rig has been doing really well. Midges, BWO, caddis, Rs2's as your trailer fly can still produce feeding fish.

Seven-day forecast 

Mid to high 80's for the Upper Colorado area this week. Look for the weather to change in the afternoons and bring rain.Runoff is finishing up which means good fishing for the next foreseeable future. Don't forget sunscreen!

Must Have Flies 
English Pheasant Tail black 14-18 Buy from
Pale Morning Dun Thorax brown and black 16-20 Buy from
RS2 Gray 20-22 Buy from
Blue Wing Olive Parachute olive 18-22 Buy from
WD-40 Black/Olive/brown 20-24 Buy from
Woolly Bugger black 12 Buy from
Breckenridge Outfitters

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