Fishing Report For: Roaring Fork river
September 19th. 2023
The Roaring Fork, although not as scenic as other rivers, is an incredible trout fishery that is known for its Green Drake hatch starting in early July most years. “The Fork” is home to some big Browns, Rainbows, and even the occasional Cutthroat, especially as you get near Glenwood Springs. Excellent public access is available from Aspen to Glenwood Spring. The Roaring Fork is one of the most consistent freestone fisheries in the West.
9/19/2023– The Roaring Fork river is in great shape going into late summer, thanks to a big snowpack. There has been some rain over there earlier this week which caused some clarity issues. The Dry fly fishing has been awesome. Wading or floating, it’s all good!. Caddis and now Hoppers, Ants and Beetles. The conditions on the Fork are as good as they have been in years right now. Streamer season!!
Nymphs: Pat’s Rubber legs #8-14, Jiggy Leeches #10-14, squirmy’s #10-12, Formerly Prince #12-14, Micro May Olive #16-20, Barr’s Emerger BWO #16-20, Newberry’s Alt Rocker Black #12-16, Ju Ju Baetis #16-18, Eggs
Dry Flies: Caddis Olive/Black #14-18, Stimis Peacock/royal #12-18 #10-16 s and Stoneflies, Hoppers, Ants, Beetles
Streamers: Olive/Black Buggers #2-8, Olive/White Cheech Leech#2, Olive/Black/Brown Sculpzilla #4-6, Olive/Black/Brown Slupmbuster #4-8
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