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Wind River - RMNP

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From Steve Schweitzer's A Fly Fishing Guide To Rocky Mountain National Park, Wind River is more of a creek than a river. It meanders through sparse woods and lush micro meadows. Dapping most an dry fly from a short 5X leader size is the best method for trout is a nice catch, with an eight-incher being a reward. Walk softly as ...

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From Steve Schweitzer's A Fly Fishing Guide To Rocky Mountain National Park,

Wind River Trail is a great day hike or few hour destination point for the traveler with little time to spare. Within minutes of the trailhead, the trail takes you by plenty of small stream fishing opportunity. The trail profile is deceiving as the first mile or so of the steam has the easiest fishing. There is no need to go any further than a mile or so in, as the last eight tenths of a mile of the stream is generally considered barren.
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