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Aspen, CO Colorado
Fishing report: Monsters in the Fryingpan Kirk Webb Special to The Aspen Times Aspen, CO Colorado
— Runoff conditions are affecting the Roaring Fork, Colorado and Crystal rivers, but the Fryingpan River in Basalt is low, clear and cold. Since the Fryingpan is regulated by Ruedi Reservoir, the river remains in ideal shape throughout the month of June.
Big, and I mean big, rainbow trout have been showing up in the hands of many lucky anglers this past week, with numerous fish more than 20 inches and several fish exceeding 28 inches being landed. These are truly the fish of a lifetime for most anglers and are one of the reasons why the Fryingpan is a world-renowned trout fishery.
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