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 mysis shrimp, 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 20-inchers, pats rubberlegs, and Barr's PMD emergers and caddis pupa.

Seven-day forecast 

Expecting lots more bugs on the Taylor in the next week. PMD's and Drakes are working up the upper gunnison so it should be game on on the Taylor soon with much more dry fly opportunities!

Must Have Flies 
TH Zebra Midge Black 18-20 Buy from Orvis.com
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Micro Egg Peach 16-20 Buy from Orvis.com
I Can See It Midge Fly Brown 20-24 Buy from Orvis.com
Disco Midge Larva Red 22 Buy from Orvis.com
Blue Dun Grey 18-20 Buy from Orvis.com
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