Taylor River - Central CO Rockies

Tip of the week 

Tandem nymph rig in deeper holes, with a dry dropper rig or dry emerger rig on deck at C&R. Try midges in varying sizes and colors, egg patterns, and span juan (floss) worms. Sight fish to feeding fish and avoid fishing to fish that are not active. Adjust your depth, size, and color regularly depending on the depth at which the trout are feeding. A long leader of 10'+ is important in this gin-clear section.
Further down the canyon try steamers in morning and evening (low light), and zebra midges, stonefly nymphs, egg patterns, and worm patterns for nymph selections.

Seven-day forecast 

The catch and release is doing quite well but please be aware the rainbows are spawning. Please avoid spawning rainbows on the redds. Typically there will be browns stacked up behind spawning rainbows that will take egg patterns. We are expecting flows out of Taylor Dam to go up this week sometime. Typically it will go up in 100 cfs increments. Call the fly shop for the most up to date reports.

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