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CO
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39° 24' 20.556" N, 107° 10' 56.0316" W

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Fishing Report Provided by Frying Pan Anglers - Art Rowell
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December 17, 2014

Current Flow: near Emma - 361cfs

The few days of quite warm weather during the week caused the flows in the Fork at Basalt to fluctuate between 310cfs and 370cfs over a 24 hour period for several days as the unseasonally warm days caused some run-off. With the return of colder weather and some snow the flows will settle down a little now, but it won't be cold enough to shut down the fishing.

Recommended Flies: The best results on the Fork now are from nymphing. Use small baetis nymphs after a large stonefly patterns. The browns are getting onto the redds so try streamers as they are now responding.

Try small baetis such as the FPA Sparkle Baetis, the FPA Thorax Emerger, and black pheasant tails have also worked well. For emergers, the rs2 in black or gray. Also the sparkle wing rs2.

For small flies, copper johns, pc phlash, mercury rs2's, pheasant tails, bubble back bwos.

Also try eggs and attractor patterns.For the stone fly nymphs good patterns continue to include the BB FB Epoxy 20 Incher, the BTB Hot Spot 20 Incher and the CTB RL Epoxy 20 Incher.

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Fishing Report Provided by Frying Pan Anglers - Art Rowell
Rating:
3
Average: 3 (1 vote)
| Water Temp: | Clarity:
Fish Caught | Lunker: using a
Fishing Report
December 9, 2014

Roaring Fork

Current Flow: near Emma - 350cfs (if you want more uptodate figures check out current readings on our "Links" page).

The Fork continues to flow at near record levels for this time of year which enables good access for wading as well as a good flow for floating from Carbondale down. The relatively warm weather ensures that the fish haven't shut down yet so for the next week at least there will be good fishing.

Recommended Flies: The best results on the Fork now are from nymphing. Use small baetis nymphs after a large stonefly patterns. The browns are getting onto the redds so try streamers as they are now responding.

Try small baetis such as the FPA Sparkle Baetis, the FPA Thorax Emerger, and black pheasant tails have also worked well. For emergers, the rs2 in black or gray. Also the sparkle wing rs2.

For small flies, copper johns, pc phlash, mercury rs2's, pheasant tails, bubble back bwos.

Also try eggs and attractor patterns.For the stone fly nymphs good patterns continue to include the BB FB Epoxy 20 Incher, the BTB Hot Spot 20 Incher and the CTB RL Epoxy 20 Incher.

 

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