Elevenmile Canyon is known for its superb dry fly fishing. The Trico hatch is one of many that anglers should concentrate their efforts on.
14 Day Forecast: Look for hatches of midges, caddis, yellow sallies, PMD’s, and Tricos. Flows are back to their normal historic levels which is great news!
Tips and Other Information: Flows are perfect in Eleven Mile Canyon and fishing has been good. Anglers should prepare themselves for hatches of midges, blue-winged olives, caddis, yellow sallies, and Tricos. An attractor (stonefly, San Juan Worms, scuds, leech, etc.) trailed by a size 18-20 Barr Emerger, Mercury Flashback Pheasant Tail, Juju Baetis, Chocolate Foam Wing Emerger, or Mitchell’s Split Case is a good bet right now. Look for good flows and reliable fishing for weeks to come. Eleven Mile Reservoir is completely full (102%) which is good news for the remainder of the summer season.
Effective Patterns: #22 Stalcup’s Baetis, #14-16 San Juan Worm, #14-16 UV Scud, #16-18 red Copper John, #20-22 Juju Baetis, #20-24 Chocolate Foam Wing Emerger, #18-20 Mercury Pheasant Tail, #20-24 RS 2, #18-20 Buckskin, #18 Mitchell’s Split Case PMD, #18 Barr’s Emerger (PMD) #16 Barr’s Graphic Caddis, #16 Mercer’s Swing Caddis, #14-16 Elk Hair Caddis, #16 Yellow Sally #16 Stimulator, #18-20 Sparkle Dun, and #20-22 Parachute Adams.