Fishing Date: 22 Dec 2015
River/Lake: Arkansas River
Section/ Specific location(s): Below the dam in Pueblo
Air Temperature range during fishing: Low 50’s
General Weather conditions (sunny/cloudy/windy/etc): Sunny with some scattered clouds
Water Flow (CFS): 64 cfs Water Temp/Time taken (or best guess): 46 Degrees
Water conditions/clarity (clear/stained/murky/etc): Visibility about four feet, some murkiness
Hatches: Midges and Blue Wing Olives
Fish location/where caught: riffles, deep runs, head of pool, tail of pool. Midges popping along the edges of
Where in water column: Bottom, and on top.
Any other feeding behavior you noticed? Bottom strikes are very subtle
Ballpark number of fish landed/size: 16 landed – approximately 10 to 19 inches.
Type of fish: Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, and Cuttbows
Flies that worked/sizes: #20Black Rainbow Warriors, #22 Mercury FB Black Beauties, #22 Grey/Black RS II’s, #22-#24 Parachute Adams, #22 Griffith’s Gnat. #10 Black Woolly Buggers, #10 Black/Purple Streamers.
Other Comments: Using lighter tippets – 5X mono and fluoro.
Submitted by: Guide – Geno Rea