Tired of midge fishing for the past five months? April is a gift for winter-weary fly-fishers here in the valley.
Blue-winged olives are the harbinger of spring here, and there is some furious surface activity already underway on the lower Roaring Fork and Colorado rivers. BWOs, or baetis, are on the scene in spring and fall, and the fish are keyed in on them almost exclusively at this point. But this is just the tip of the iceberg.
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