Colorado River Report 7-29-23

Posted on 29 July 2023

Colorado River Report 7-29-23

FLOW: 3190

WATER CLARITY: Clear and beautiful here we go!

OVERALL RATING: 6 out of 10

FOOD SOURCES PRESENT:  Midges 16-24, Caddis 14-18, PMDs 14-18, Yellow Sallies 16, Golden Stones 4-8, Sculpins

THE LOWDOWN: The Colorado River is in the best shape we've seen for a while. Daytime Caddis, Golden Stones, PMDs, Sallies, Craneflies and Rusty Spinners will keep you busy, and at twilight it's time to switch over to egg laying caddis.

APPROPRIATE PATTERNS:                                                         

DRIES: Reed's Rogue Mustard Chubby 8-12, Egg Layer Golden Stone 8, Cloud Nine Golden Stone 8-10, HOH CDC Thorax Pink Albert 16-18, TC Custom Pink PMD Sparkledun 14-16, Morris May PMD Emerger 16-18, Last Chance PMD Cripple 16-18, Missing Link Caddis 16-18, Lawson's EZ Caddis 16-18, Outrigger Caddis 14-16, Pearl and Elk Caddis 14-18, Perfect Baetis 20-22, TC Custom BWO Sparkledun 20-22, HOH CDC Thorax BWO, HOH Hanging Midge 20-22, HOH CDC Spent Midge 22-24

NYMPHS: Iron Lotus 16-18, Double Down CDC PT 16-18, Purple Darth Baetis 20-22, Foam Top BMW RS2 18-22, Griffin's Twenty Incher 10-14, Cat Poop Stone 6-10, Jigged CDC PT 16-18, San Juan Worm 10, Perdigons 16-18, Copper Johns 16-18, BTS Baetis 20-22, Freestone Emerger 20-22, Roy's Biot Baetis Emerger 18-20

STREAMERS: Double Dirty Hippy 4, Dali Lama 4, Autumn Splendor 4-8, Carlton Banks 4, Stott's Ziwi 4, Stott's Conehead Ziwi 4

HINTS: We are excited to be back on the 'Rado, look for the best bite in the soft stuff

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