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Pat Dorsey’s Stream Report – Elevenmile Canyon – South Platte

Elevenmile Canyon is known for its superb dry fly fishing. The Trico hatch is one of many that anglers should concentrate their efforts on. Current Conditions Clarity: Exellent Water Temperature: Low to mid 40’s Hatches: Midges 14 Day Forecast: Look for sporadic hatches of midges. The best fishing is between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Fishing is extremely technical with the […]

Pat Dorsey’s Stream Report: Colorado River

Fishing the Colorado River should be on everyone’s bucket list. Whether you’re a walk/wade fisherman or prefer float-fishing, this river has it all! Current Conditions: Clarity: Good Water Temperature:  Low 40’s Hatches: Midges 14 Day Forecast: Look for sporadic hatches of midges. The fish are beginning to move into their winter lies! Tips and Other Information: The Colorado River […]

Pat Dorsey’s Stream Report: Blue River

The Blue River is a pocket water paradise. There are miles of public water between the town of Silverthorne and Green Mountain Reservoir for you to sample. Current Conditions Clarity: Good throughout its entirety Water Temperature: Low 40’s Hatches: Midges 14 Day Forecast:  Look for sporadic hatches of midges. Tips and Other Information:  It’s great to see the […]

Pat Dorsey’s Stream Report: Williams Fork River

The Williams Fork is one of the prettiest places on the planet.  This stretch is proof that trout don’t live in ugly places. Current Conditions Clarity: Excellent Water Temperature:  Upper 40’s Hatches: Midges 14 Day Forecast: Look for low flows and technical fishing. The Willies Fork is getting extremely low now… Tips and Other Information:  The Williams Fork is […]

Fishing Report: Clear Creek

Clarity: Excellent Hatches: BWO’s and Midges Major Food Organisms: Blue Wing Olives and Midges Conditions:  BWO’s and Midges are the bug of choice right now on Clear Creek.  Traditional nymphing with a BWO/Midge combined with an egg with produce fish. Euro nymphing has been extremely successful fishing a single jig nymph in darker colors.  This time of year […]

Fishing Report: Bear Creek

Clarity: Excellent Hatches: BWO’s and Midges Major Food Organisms: BWO’s and Midges Conditions: Flows are perfect and Fall fishing is at its best right now. Plenty of midges and BWO’s to keep you happy until it freezes Suggested Patterns: #20-22 Stalcup’s Baetis, #20-22 Sparkle Wing RS 2, #20- 22 Mercury Flashback Pheasant Tail, #20-22 Jujubaetis, and #20-22 Chocolate Foam […]

Pat Dorsey’s Stream Report: Deckers – South Platte River

Deckers is a world-renowned stretch of the South Platte River. There are miles of public water to fish in and around the hamlet of Deckers. Current Conditions  Clarity:  Excellent Water Temperature: Low 40’s ​ Hatches: Midges, and blue-winged olives 14 Day Forecast:  Look for sporadic hatches of midges. The best fishing is between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. […]

Pat Dorsey’s Fishing Report: Spinney Mountain – Charlie Meyers SWA

The Charlie Meyers State Wildlife Area (commonly called the Spinney Mountain Ranch or Dream Stream) is a classic meandering, meadow stream. Anglers have the opportunity to catch rainbows, cut-bows, cutthroats, and brown trout when they fish this fabled stretch of water.  Current Conditions  Clarity: Excellent Water Temperature:  Low 40’s Hatches: Midges 14 Day Forecast: Look for […]

Pat Dorsey’s Stream Report: North Fork of the South Platte River

Trophy trout await you on many of our leases on the North Fork of the South Platte.  To book a day on Boxwood, Long Meadow, North Fork Ranch, or the Meadows, call the Blue Quill Angler (303-674-4700) and we’ll gladly assist you. Current Conditions: Clarity: Good Water Temperature: Low 40’s Hatches: Midges 14 Day Forecast: All of our private water […]

Pat Dorsey’s Fishing Report: Cheesman Canyon – South Platte

Cheesman Canyon is one of the best tailwaters in the country. There’s a common belief among “canyon regulars” that if you can catch fish on the South Platte River, you can fool fish anywhere in the world. There’s no substitution for good technique in Cheesman Canyon. Current Conditions  Clarity: Excellent Water Temperature: Low 40’s Hatches: Midges and blue-winged […]