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Fish: Brown Trout

Big Trout all Morning, One of my best mornings ever

Post By: Team CO.F.F.      Posted: 6/16/2022 6:08:01 PM     Points: 305    
ONE OF THE BEST MORNINGS OF FISHING I'VE EVER HAD

I've been meaning to fish this spot for the past several years and I finally got around to it...Couldn't be happier to have made that decision. From the minute we got there, until the sun came up, the bite was incredible and the trout caught were all beautiful and healthy! Mostly all of them were big too, with the cookie cutter size of the morning probably being 18". Everything caught was within roughly 2 hours.

Chilly morning for early June but nothing too bad. No wind and the water was fairly clear. We fished a creek mouth that was emptying really clear water and made for quite the contrast into the Colorado river. Dynamic Lures HD Trout Version 2 and Size 18 Gold head caddis fly nymphs made for one of the best bites I've ever experienced! I'm starting to get the hang of fly fishing in the rivers a bit, caught some good ones double nymphing

Pictures below of the morning! If you have time, come check out the action

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 Reply by: Team CO.F.F.      Posted: 6/16/2022 6:08:56 PM     Points: 305
Some other cool pics of the morning taken from the video
 Reply by: Wmdunker      Posted: 6/16/2022 8:07:43 PM     Points: 463
Oh how many times I have driven past that spot and wanted to fish it, but it was always during the forbidden period when I had time. Thanks for confirming my intuition about what it would be like to catch it at just the right time.
 Reply by: SirGreg88      Posted: 6/16/2022 8:19:21 PM     Points: 178
Awesome bruh!!!!
 Reply by: bharper      Posted: 6/16/2022 11:36:44 PM     Points: 280
Nice Brownies! Love when you find a spot like that! Less walking! I usually fish west of there on the other side! I too have been eyeballing that spot but havenít yet fished it! 🎣🤙🍻
 Reply by: Team CO.F.F.      Posted: 6/17/2022 10:29:32 AM     Points: 305
-Wmdunker

I was really happy to finally fish this. I had plans to fish it for the past sseveral years for the opener but always ran into issues when the time came. Hope you crush it if you go fish it!
 Reply by: Team CO.F.F.      Posted: 6/17/2022 10:30:06 AM     Points: 305
-SirGreg88

Appreciate that Greg👊🏽😀 Was really hoping to get an MA but maybe next time lol
 Reply by: Team CO.F.F.      Posted: 6/17/2022 10:31:13 AM     Points: 305
-bharper

I had fished this spot over a decade and a half ago before the regs were put in, we caught so many MA fish back then lol. I'll have to go up and try the West side sometime or all the the way up to the train bridge over the Colorado.
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