Boulder River

August 23, 2019

Fishing Conditions

August 23, 2019

The Boulder is down to 191cfs. As always, if you head out this way be careful wading!  With warmer temps the terresterial game is on.  Hoppers, ants and beetles are hard to pass up right now.  If fishing slows down put a copper john or lightning bug underneath.  Golden stones, PMDs, Yellow Sallies and Caddis are also good options.    

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Fly Pattern Suggestions

Dries: Renegade: 16-18-20, Purple haze: 12-18, Griffiths gnat: 18-20, Adams parawulff: 16-18, Matts Midge: 18-20, Adult Midge Dark: 18-22, Para Midge: 18-20, Gold Chubby: 12-14, C-UM PMD Spinner: 14-16, Elk Hair Caddis Tan/Gray: 12-18, Snowshoe Caddis Tan: 16-18

Nymphs| Copper John Yellow, Blue, Red, Lime: 12-14-16 Lightning Bug Pearl, Gold, Silver: 14-16-18 Purple Berger: 14-16, Tungsten G6 Olive: 14-16 Dirty Bird Olive: 14-16 Starling Darling: 16 Petrified Pupa: 16 San Juan: 10-14, Olive Spanker: 16-20, Pats rubber legs: brown, black, coffee: 8-10

Streamers| Black RL Krystal Bugger: 6-8 Hairy Sculpin Dk Olive, Brown: 2-4 CH Bow River Bugger Black, Brown: 2-4-6 Stinger Sculpin Tan, Olive: 4 Silvey's Sculpin Black, Olive, Tan: 2 Flash Fry Whitefish: 2

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