Fishing guides up and down the valley are getting ready for an earlier season this time around. The Roaring Fork is getting into "floatable shape" and the summer fishing season is already underway. The Fork is clearing quickly, although it is still high in volume. We may have a few muddy days in the next week when it gets hot, but everyone is back in business.
Before you know it, it will also be time to break out the head lamp, dry shake and big H and L Variants and Elk Hairs for twilight green drakes and caddis. So much is changing and improving on our rivers, it is hard to sleep at night. As most of you know, the Colorado and Roaring Fork drake hatch gets going just as the sun is setting as it rolls its way up the Roaring Fork through June and July. This can be "Zen" fishing at its finest, because the trout just keep on rising, even in the dark.
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