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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: High 30’s to low 40’s Hatches: Midges and blue-winged olives 14 Day Forecast: Look for good hatches of midges and blue-winged olives Tips and Other Information: Eleven Mile is fishing fair […]

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:  High 30’s to low 40’s Hatches: Midges and a sporadic blue-winged olive or two 14 Day Forecast: Look for sporadic hatches of midges and blue-winged olives. The best fishing […]

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 in Silverthorne. Water Temperature: High 30’s and low 40’s Hatches: Midges and sporadic blue-winged olives 14 Day Forecast:  Look for sporadic hatches of midges and blue-winged olives. […]

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 30’s to lower 40’s Hatches: Midges and a sporadic blue-winged olive or two 14 Day Forecast: Look for sporadic hatches of midges and blue-winged olives. The best fishing is […]

Fishing Report: Clear Creek

Clarity: Excellent Hatches: Midges Major Food Organisms: Midges Conditions:  Midges are the bug of choice right now on Clear Creek where the river is open Suggested Patterns: #20- 22 Mercury Flashback Pheasant Tail, #20-22 Jujubaetis, and #20-22 Chocolate Foam Wing Emergers, #20-22 Black Fly Larvae, #20-22 Mercury Midge, #22-26 Top Secret Midge, #20-24 Medallion Midges, #20-22 Mercury Blood Midge, […]

Fishing Report: Bear Creek

Clarity: Excellent Hatches: Midges Major Food Organisms: Midges Conditions:  Midges are the bug of choice right now on Bear Creek where the river is open Suggested Patterns: #20- 22 Mercury Flashback Pheasant Tail, #20-22 Jujubaetis, and #20-22 Chocolate Foam Wing Emergers, #20-22 Black Fly Larvae, #20-22 Mercury Midge, #22-26 Top Secret Midge, #20-24 Medallion Midges, #20-22 Mercury Blood Midge, […]

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: High 30’s to low 40’s ​ Hatches: Midges and blue-winged olives 14 Day Forecast:   Look for good hatches of midges and blue-winged olives. Tips and Other Information: Flows […]

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 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: Fair Water Temperature: High 30’s Hatches: Midge and winter stoneflies 14 Day Forecast: Look for improving […]

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: High 30’s to low 40’s […]