Thursday, July 30, 2015


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The Dog Days of Summer Are Here,
The fishing has slowed some on many of the waters that were fishing good, there are still a few selective waters out there though that are great.
The reservoir is extremely low now, fishing has been good though, I was thrilled to catch a cutthroat in there last night as well as several great tigers, we recommend fishing back swimmer aka water boatmen patterns.
we also did great with prince nymphs and zug bugs sz 14 and 16.
the reservoir is back up and the fish are schooled in to certain areas on the reservoir move around till you find where they are located and concentrate on working those spots, again prince nymphs work well, we have also used half back nymphs and sz 12 brown buggers.
Thousand Lakes Mtn.
a lot of the lakes here have slowed down, the fish are holding in deeper water now and getting down to the level there feeding on is key. a few patterns that have worked for us.
olive hares ear, sz 14 pheasant tail nymph sz 14 birds nest olive and natural sz 16 simi seal leeches have been great as well as brown buggers sz 12.
Boulder Mtn.
plenty of people up there this year this year it seems.
most of the lakes have been decent to good, at this time of year a good selection of calibaetis patterns are extremely helpful, matching the hatch that is on the lake you are fishing and in some cases matching the stage of the hatch that the fish are feeding on can make or break your success up there, however when the baeitis are up the fish can become pretty crazy smacking anything that resembles the escaping may flies, waiting for a hatch is another great tool for this mountain at this time of year. don't worry you can hone your casting skills in between the hatches.
Um has slowed down, we recommend sz 18 and 20 nymphs dropped below a hopper or caddis and fish the current seams tight to the banks.
Seven mile is the better of the two streams bushy dries on the surface work well, dropping a little nymph below works great too, plenty of construction up there though so make sure you stay and park well out of the way.
Here are a few Pictures from are trips over the last couple of weeks.
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Monday, July 6, 2015


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This weekend is the second weekend in July, that means a few more waters open up on the Boulder. also Manning Meadow Reservoir opens this weekend, fishing is limited to artificial only on most of these waters with a few other special regulations be sure to check the proclamation before you go.
MillMeadow reservoir.
the Reservoir is pretty low right now, but the fishing has been great! this is one of my favorite waters to hit mid summer, the crowds are low and the fish can be found cruising just off shore and are big! I simply sight fish to cruising fish with an assortment of small nymphs and then try to hold on and not break off yet another 20 inch brown on 4 x tippet.

the Reservoir is still completely full, several people ive spoken to are doing well there trolling, we fish small buggers, and sz 14 zug bugs from are float tubes and have been doing awesome.
Thousand Lake Mountain.
there are still plenty of damsel flies about, we have been doing great with dries and nymphs both, the fish have moved to deeper water on these lakes and a tube is very helpful.
Fremont River.
The upper Fremont still has it’s increased summer flows, I think its been clearer this year then years past, the fishing has been fantastic, we fish a fat albert sz 14 and other bushy dry flies and have been doing great.
the Lower Fremont has been great the last few days as well, Caddis, PMD’s, Yellow Sallies, Tricos, take your pick they have all been hatching on both the upper and Lower and the fish have been going crazy for dry Flies.
the hatches are on and fishing has been great in both the UM creek and Sevenmile Creek areas as well.
if you Love to Fish Dry Flies its ON!