S. Platte River Fishing Report
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November 18th, 2013
Charlie Meyers SWA "Dream Stream"
Again, due to full reservoirs and minimal water usage demand downstream, flows have been decreased. This will have a major effect on the overall productivity throughout the day on this fishery. Fish will continue to be very stressed out, and we would recommend fishing elesewhere........
*Please remember that we are now in a spawning time period for our Brown Trout on this fishery. Please respect these fish and thier spawning activity!!!!!
Typical tailwater nymphing rigs apply. Make sure to focus on shorter static nymph rigs tight to structure. Sometime it is best to leave the indicators at home and just high stick your flies. Attractor nymphs such as chartreuse or Red Copper Johns or Two Bit Hookers trailing a Ju Ju Baetis in Purple or Red. Dries can be excellent in the mid afternoon, and streamers are always a good option late in the day.
|WATER TEMP (F):||42-46|
BWOs, Midges, Tricos
#16-20 Red Copper John, #16-18 Red JuJu Baetis, #18-20 Purple JuJu Baetis, #18 Red Shotglass, #14-16 Red Wire Worm, #20-22 Magic Midge, #20 Dorsey's Tope Secret, #18-20 WD50, #20-22 Sprout Midge, #20-22 AK Dun Trico, #10 Jigged Slumpbuster
Again, due to full reservoirs and minimal water usage demand downstream, flows have not been increased. This will have a major effect on the overall productivity throughout the day on this fishery. Fish will continue to be very stressed out, and we would recommend fishing elesewhere........
Go small on your BWO, Midge, and Trico Dries and emergers and go long on your leaders. Focus on your drift!
|WATER TEMP (F):||42-50|
BWOs, Midges, Tricos
#14 Guides Choice Hares Ear, #16 Red Copper John, #18 Two Bit Hooker, #20 Ju Ju Baetis #20 Barr's Emerger, #20 WD50, #20 Iceberg Baetis, #20 Skinny Mini, Quill PMD #18, Tricos Spinner #22