Frying Pan Anglers – a full service fly fishing shop and outfitter based in Basalt Colorado which provides guided fly fishing trips on the frying pan river, roaring fork river, Colorado river  and other rivers in the Basalt area.  Frying Pan Anglers carries fly fishing equipment, with Hardy fly fishing equipment, and fly fishing supplies. It provides regular fishing reports and fly fishing reports for the frying pan river, the roaring fork river and Colorado river in our area.  Frying Pan Anglers is the premier fly fishing and guided fly fishing outfitter for the best quality guides and fly fishing equipment.  Frying Pan Anglers provides a range of fly fishing equipment including orvis, hardy, greys, lamson, ross, galvan, and bauer fly fishing reels.  In addition it carries orvis helios fly rods, hardy, greys, GL Loomis, mystic echo and St Croix fly rods. It is your one stop fly fishing shop and fly fishing outfitter in the frying pan river area for guided float and wade fishing trips and tours. It hosts excellent fly fishing guides and fly fishing tours on the frying pan river and other local waters.  The guides will provide excellent teaching and coaching for clients of Frying Pan Anglers.Frying Pan Anglers – a full service fly fishing shop and outfitter based in Basalt Colorado which provides guided fly fishing trips on the frying pan river, roaring fork river, Colorado river  and other rivers in the Basalt area.  Frying Pan Anglers carries fly fishing equipment, with Hardy fly fishing equipment, and fly fishing supplies. It provides regular fishing reports and fly fishing reports for the frying pan river, the roaring fork river and Colorado river in our area.  Frying Pan Anglers is the premier fly fishing and guided fly fishing outfitter for the best quality guides and fly fishing equipment.  Frying Pan Anglers provides a range of fly fishing equipment including orvis, hardy, greys, lamson, ross, galvan, and bauer fly fishing reels.  In addition it carries orvis helios fly rods, hardy, greys, GL Loomis, mystic echo and St Croix fly rods. It is your one stop fly fishing shop and fly fishing outfitter in the frying pan river area for guided float and wade fishing trips and tours. It hosts excellent fly fishing guides and fly fishing tours on the frying pan river and other local waters.  The guides will provide excellent teaching and coaching for clients of Frying Pan Anglers.


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Fishing Report

For the Week ending 8th June 2014


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It looks as though the rivers have topped out for the moment. The Colorado has been falling for a week as has the Fork. The inflow to Ruedi has been dropping for 4 days. Taylor Creek is also falling although it is still running high. So overall it seems that this burst of heat over the last week has really finished off the lower elevation melt. For the past week the Fork has been running almost twice the average for this time of year topping out near 4000cfs on June 4th. Currently it is around 3000 and right now it is cooling with a little rain falling.

Over the next few days, the temperature will fall a little and there is a chance of rain so that will also slow down the rivers.

The Bureau topped out the releases around 700cfs for several days and has now cut the Pan back to 414cfs. They will drop it further in the coming week back toward the lower 200's if the information we got 2 weeks ago is accurate. So now the best fishing for 100's of miles will be the Frying Pan.

Make your plans.

Frying Pan


Current Flow: below the Dam 414cfs.(if you want more uptodate figures check out current readings on our "Links" page)

With the Pan having topped out early in the week and now back to around 400cfs the water condition is excellent and the fishing has been great in the widest sections closer to the Dam. The lower down one comes, the flow is augmented by the various tributaries which are still flowing high even though they have peaked out and the flow is clear.

Recommended Flies:Use midges and BWO's.

For mysis at the dam use Mike's Mysis. epoxy mysis, and BUV mysis.

The midges will come off during the day, particularly if it is sunny. So try Wilson's Reverse Candy Cane #20, red and black chironocones #20, nick's larva in miracle pink, olive, and purple back, brassies #18 - #22, midge larva patterns #18 - #22, copper johns #18 - #22, rainbow warriors, black polywings #18 - #22 and bling midges # 18 - #22.

As they come off try the gray loopwing emergers #20 - #22, the FPA special emergers, biot emergers both with and without the trailing shuck and gray RS2's #18 - #22, Johnny Flash in Olive, Grey, and Black, Olive and Red Jujubee, trailing shuck midge black and cream.

In addition try dry patterns such as the z-wing real midge, black cdc midge and any similar dry black and gray patterns in sizes from #20 through to #26.

With the beatis nymphs and BWO's moving around now try small nymphs such as pheasant tails, bubble backs, FPA sparkle baetis and rs2's. When the BWO's come off parachute adams and standard BWO patterns. Also try the parachute BWO and the thorax patterns.


Roaring Fork

Current Flow: near Emma - 3500cfs (if you want more uptodate figures check out current readings on our "Links" page).

The Fork appears to have passed its Peak but it is still nearly twice the average so it needs to come down more to be comfortable. With the prediction of cooler weather over the next few days, it could come down quite quickly and provide some fishing opportunities later in the week higher up in the wider sections. We shall see. But for now head to the Frying Pan.


Colorado


The Colorado is out of the question at the moment. Just head for the Frying Pan.


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