Colorado River - Lower Colorado

Tip of the week 
Techniques 

Still running nymph rigs, but a bit shallower with gray and olive Blue-Winged Olive patterns producing best. We are seeing fish rising to midge and Blue-Winged Olive adults in the afternoons in the slack pools and slow moving seam lines

Seven-day forecast 

Blue-Winged Olive hatch is going strong from Glenwood Canyon downstream to town of Silt. Some water clarity issues with the spring rains, check with your local fly shop on daily conditions.

Spawning closure in effect starting Mar. 15 to May 15:

No fishing on Colorado River 50 yds up and downstream of the confluences of Grizzly Creek, No Name Creek and Canyon Creek. Also no fishing of these creeks for 1 mile above confluence of Colorado River.

Conditions 
Must Have Flies 
Sparkle Dun BWO 18-20 Buy from Orvis.com
Fly Formerly Known As Prince Peacock 14-16 Buy from Orvis.com
Bead Head Barr Emerger BWO 18-20 Buy from Orvis.com
CDC Comparadun BWO 18-20 Buy from Orvis.com
TH 20 Incher Natural 16-14 Buy from Orvis.com
TH Zebra Midge Black 18-16 Buy from Orvis.com
Roaring Fork Anglers
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