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JANUARY

Beginning of the Month

Midge

Middle of the Month

Midge

End of the Month

Midge

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Tip of the Month

Very cold and windy, dress warm. You will need ‘de-icer’ for your rod. Great unweighted streamer action. Fish next to or under the ice on the banks.

FEBRUARY

Beginning of the Month

Midge

Middle of the Month

Midge

End of the Month

Midge

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Tip of the Month

Very cold and windy, dress warm. You will need ‘de-icer’ for your rod. Great unweighted streamer action. Fish next to or under the ice on the banks.

MARCH

Beginning of the Month

Midge

Middle of the Month

Midge

End of the Month

Midge

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Tip of the Month

Very cold and windy, dress warm. You will need ‘de-icer’ for your rod. Great unweighted streamer action. Fish next to or under the ice on the banks.

APRIL

Beginning of the Month

Midge
Streamers

Middle of the Month

Midge
Streamers

End of the Month

Caddis
Midge
Streamers

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Tip of the Month

Very cold and windy, dress warm. You will need ‘de-icer’ for your rod. Great unweighted streamer action. Fish next to or under the ice on the banks.

MAY

Beginning of the Month

Caddis
Midge
Streamers

Middle of the Month

Caddis
Midge
Streamers

End of the Month

Caddis
Midge
Streamers

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Tip of the Month

River starts run-off. Be very careful. Fish very close to the bank.

JUNE

Beginning of the Month

Caddis
Midge
Streamers

Middle of the Month

Caddis
Stonefly
BWO
PMD
Midge
Streamers

End of the Month

Caddis
Stonefly
Green
Drake
BWO
PMD
Midge
Streamers

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Tip of the Month

Fish close to the banks, with in inches of shore for big browns in the early a.m. and late p.m. Use a two fly rig, dry-dropper combination mid day. Read the slime lines for feeding fish. Watch the high mountain lakes that are still thawing out. First anglers there catch the biggest of the year.

JULY

Beginning of the Month

Caddis
Stonefly
Green
Drake
BWO
PMD
Midge
Streamers

Middle of the Month

Caddis
Stonefly
Green
Drake
PMD
Midge
Streamers
Terrestrials

End of the Month

Caddis
PMD
Midge
Streamers
Terrestrials

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Tip of the Month

Fish the middle of the river for Rainbows. Great mayfly action in the riffles and head of pools. Start heading to the high mountain streams for brookies or cuts.

AUGUST

Beginning of the Month

Caddis
Midge
Streamers
Terrestrials

Middle of the Month

BWO
Midge
Streamers
Terrestrials

End of the Month

BWO
Midge
Streamers
Terrestrials

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Tip of the Month

Fish the banks on windy days with all terrestrial patterns. Go deep with weighted streamers.

SEPTEMBER

Beginning of the Month

Stonefly
Midge
Streamers
Terrestrials

Middle of the Month

BWO
Midge
Streamers
Terrestrials

End of the Month

BWO
Midge
Streamers
Terrestrials

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Tip of the Month

Cool nights mean slower a.m. fishing. Watch for the September 5th stonefly hatch in South Fork. Lasts one or two days only. Great small stream fishing – all dry fly action.

OCTOBER

Beginning of the Month

BWO
Midge
Streamers
Terrestrials

Middle of the Month

BWO
Midge
Streamers

End of the Month

Midge
Streamers

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Tip of the Month

Stay close to the river. Rifle hunting season begins. WEAR ORANGE! Use a two-nymph rig. Some dry action on warm days. Start looking for pre spawn browns. Excellent brookie fishing at all lakes.

NOVEMBER

Beginning of the Month

Midge
Streamers

Middle of the Month

Midge
Streamers

End of the Month

Midge
Streamers

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Tip of the Month

Slow down, size down on all nymphs. Go deep.

DECEMBER

Beginning of the Month

Midge

Middle of the Month

Midge

End of the Month

Midge

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Tip of the Month