Colorado Fish Report

The Rio is rising and heading into runoff season

Rio Grande

by Duranglers Crew

739 CFS (30 Mile)

2500 CFS (Wagon Wheel)



Fishing Conditions

She has finally let loose.  The Rio is rising and heading into runoff season.  Be careful, this river can do bad things to the inexperienced oarsman. Water is cold expect a nymph rig setup to be your best friend.  When in doubt, double Pats.


Pat’s Rubberlegs 4-8,  Tung Trout Retriever 8, Prince nymphs and variants 12-18, Barr’s Graphic Caddis 14-16, Czechmate Caddis 14-16.

Mayfly Nymphs: Killer Mayfly Nymphs 18-24, Rainbow Warrior 18-22, Pheasant Tails 16-18, RS-2 18-20.

Dries: Parachue Adams 18-22, BWO CDC Comparadun 18-20,Barrs Baetis Vis-A-Dun 18-22

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