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.
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.
Tips and Other Information: Fishing has been tougher than normal in the Deckers area. Anglers have been complaining about difficult fishing! Trust me–you’re not alone, fishing has been challenging as of late. It’s time to break out the 6 and 7X tippet and the size 24-26 flies! Go-to bugs have been a #22-24 Mercury Midges, #24-26 Black Beauties, #24-26 Top Secrets Midges, and #24-26 chocolate Foam Wing Emergers. Egg patterns are picking up an occasional fish. Overcast days are providing the best hatches and fishing. Bright and sunny days have been much tougher.
Effective Patterns: #22-26 Black Beauty, #22 Minute Midge, #18-20 Buckskin, #22-26 Chocolate Foam Wing Emerger, #20-22 Jujubaetis, #22 Stalcup’s Baetis, #22-24 Mercury Midge, #20-26 Top Secret Midge, #20-22 Mercury Flashback RS 2, and #24-26 Parachute Adams.