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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: Excellent 14 Day Forecast: Look for sporadic hatches of midges. Tips and Other Information: Eleven Mile Canyon is fishing fair right now.  Dead drifting tiny midge larvae and pupae […]

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: Excellent 14 Day Forecast: Look for intermittent hatches of midges. Tips and Other Information: It’s that time of year when you’ll earn every fish you catch on the Colorado River. Your […]

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: Excellent in Silverthorne 14 Day Forecast:  Look for intermittent hatches of midges. Tips and Other Information: Flows are well below their normal historic values. Dillon Reservoir […]

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 ​ 14 Day Forecast: Look for intermittent hatches of midges. Tips and Other Information:  Flows are excellent considering the time of year.   Anglers should prepare themselves for intermittent hatches […]

Fishing Report: Clear Creek

Clarity: Excellent Hatches: Midges Major Food Organisms: Midges Conditions:  Fish are feeding on midges under the surface in any open water you can find.  Most of the river is frozen. Suggested Patterns:  #20-22 Tungsten Flashback Black Beauty, #20-22 Minute Midge, #20-22 Periwinkle, #20-22 Pearl Jam, #20-22 Brassie, #18-22 Buckskin, and #20-22 Chironoflash

Fishing Report: Bear Creek

Clarity: Excellent Hatches: Midges Major Food Organisms: Midges Conditions:  Fish are feeding on midges under the surface in any open water you can find.  Most of the river is frozen. Suggested Patterns:  #20-22 Tungsten Flashback Black Beauty, #20-22 Minute Midge, #20-22 Periwinkle, #20-22 Pearl Jam, #20-22 Brassie, #18-22 Buckskin, and #20-22 Chironoflash

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: Good 14 Day Forecast: Look for sporadic hatches of midges. ​ […]

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 14 Day Forecast: Look for intermittent hatches of midge. Denver Water plans […]

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 14 Day Forecast:  Look for intermittent […]