June 17, 2008
Colorado Trout Hunters
Colorado Fly Fishing
Trip Report
Date:  
June 17, 2008
Location:  
Private high mountain lakes - private fishing
Call 303-325-5515 for availability and bookings.
Number of Anglers:
3
Guide:
Tad Howard
Weather:  
Beautiful Colorado day; warm with a
slight breeze later in the day.
Lake Condition:
Water temps between 40-44.
Clear water, great visibility, some good sight fishing!
Report:  
The lakes are fishing very well, and it is a great time of year to
beat the runoff and spend a day in a spectacular setting.  
Everyone caught lots of fish, including rainbow trout, brook trout,
brown trout, cutthroat trout, and cutbow trout.  It is a rare
opportunity to catch 5 different species in the same day, but we
did it, and some were even quite large.

The fish were cruising the drop-offs and ledges and were very
actively feeding.  A few came to the surface and ate dry flies,
including one very big brook trout, but most of the action was
below the surface.

The lake fishing should be very good all summer.  There is still
lots of snow in the high country, and this should keep water tables
high and the water cold all summer.

Give lake fishing a try and you might see another whole side of fly
fishing in Colorado.

Also river levels are still high but clearing fast.  They should start
dropping very soon and we have had great stream fishing straight
through runoff.

Testimonial:
Thanks Tad-
Once again, a great trip.  You were right about the spot.  I didn't
realize how beautiful it was until I saw the pictures with it in the
background. Awesome!
-R. Sluga
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Brook trout picture caught fly fishing dry flies. Nice picture.
Brook trout
caught on the
high mountain
lakes.
Big bow caught by Rowdy.
Great looking trout in a beautiful setting.
Great double to start out the day.
Amazing color on this rainbow trout, caught with a dry fly.