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River: Colorado River Glenwood Spgs to Rifle
Fish: Brown Trout

Post Spawn On The Colorado

Post By: bharper      Posted: 11/27/2018 8:43:48 PM     Points: 197    
Cold and slow day fishing the Colorado River today with Chet! Temps ranged from 35-44 degrees with mostly cloudy skies and a light wind.The fish were sluggish and required a slow crank using a #5 & #7 Countdown in the Hot Mustard Muddler pattern as well as a 1/16 oz Crappie Jig! I caught this nice chunk 19” Brown as well as a nice 18” Brown while Chet caught the first fish of the day a fat 18” Brown.Chet ended with the most numbers wise but I ended with the best fish
 Reply by: bron      Posted: 11/28/2018 6:02:20 AM     Points: 29819    
Very nice browns! Well done!
 Reply by: SGM      Posted: 11/28/2018 7:26:44 AM     Points: 8732    
Very nice, with the colder water it is time to slow down and scale down the baits.
 Reply by: anglerwannabe      Posted: 11/28/2018 8:03:47 AM     Points: 50226    
nice Bryan

btw if scaling down isn't effective... don't be afraid to go bigger
 Reply by: bharper      Posted: 11/28/2018 8:37:26 AM     Points: 197    
Thx guys! My best Brown was caught on a #7 Countdown on the slow crank and my next best fish was caught on a #5 Countdown real close to shore on a slow crank.My friend caught all of his on a black 1/16 oz Crappie Jig! I didn’t get one hit on any Jerkbait action! First time in quite a while that I didn’t get any fish on the Dynamic J-Spec!