Fly Fishing Property

Taylor River Fishing Report: Fall 2022

Fall is finally here. Brisk mornings and the occasional cloudy afternoon have recently led to some excellent fishing weather. The Taylor River is flowing at 150 CFS through Wilder, and 100 CFS of that is coming out of Taylor Park Reservoir. Water temperatures fluctuate from approximately 48 degrees in the morning to 56 degrees by …

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Taylor River Fishing Report: August 2022

Even though fall is still almost a month away, the days are getting noticeably shorter, mornings are feeling colder, and the browns are starting to get their spawning colors. We see a ton of small Midges, consistent Blue Wing Olives, sporadic Flavs/Slate Drakes, and Caddis most afternoons. Taylor Park Reservoir is releasing 230 cfs. We …

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Wilder on the Taylor Fishing Report: July 2022

Wilder’s master fly fishing guide, Ben Riedel, shares his favorite flies for  landing fish this time of the year in his latest Taylor Fishing Report. One could not ask for a better summer so far. Clear water, prolific hatches, and beautiful fishing weather. Life is good indeed. The Taylor River is flowing at 360 cfs …

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Taylor River Fishing Report: June 2022

The good news about a relatively low water year, is we are staring down our best hatches of the season and the Taylor River is flowing clear and wadable around 520 cfs. Water temperatures are fluctuating between the mid 40’s and mid 50’s, perfect for seeing active fish. Mornings on the Taylor River don’t have …

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Taylor River Fishing Report: October 2021

The best time of the year is upon us, it’s fall in the rockies! Most of the bugs are small but the hatches have been spectacular so far. Wilder’s Master Fly Fishing Guide Ben Riedel gives expert advice to ensure success on the river in his latest Taylor River Fishing Report: October 21. Outflow from …

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Taylor River Fishing Report: September 2021

Wilder on the Taylor’s Master Fly Fishing Guide Ben Riedel shares important updates on current river conditions and bugs to use in his latest Taylor River Fishing Report September 2021.  The unofficial start to our fall season has begun. Nights are getting longer and a little colder. Pair that with cloudy, overcast weather, and you …

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July Taylor River Fishing Report: Early July 2020

What bugs should you use for the best chance to catch a monster trout? Master Fly Fishing Guide, Ben Riedel provides the answer in his July Taylor River Fishing Report. Current Taylor River flows at Wilder are hovering around 380cfs. Outflow at Taylor Park Reservoir is at 305cfs and it won’t be reduced until the …

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Taylor River Fishing Report June 2020

Taylor River Fishing Report: June 2020

Wilder’s Master Fly Fishing Guide, Ben Riedel, gives his detailed Taylor River Fishing Report for June. It’s a must read before heading out to the river. Current conditions at Wilder are changing quickly. Longer days, warmer nights, and rising water temperatures, are promoting bug and fish activity. It still looks like a fantastic summer for …

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World-Class Fly Fishing – 5 Traits of a Quintessential Fly Fishing Property

Master Fishing Guide, Lu Warner, shares the 5 Traits of a quintessential fishing property and what makes Colorado’s Wilder on the Taylor a world-class fishery. Not all fishing properties are created equal. When shopping for a slice of fishing paradise, there are several qualities to consider. Wilder on the Taylor’s Master Fishing Guide Lu Warner …

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Wilder on the Taylor Fly Fishing Report: September 2018

Wilder on the Taylor Fly Fishing Report: September 2018

It’s hard to believe, but here in Colorado, we are rolling into Fall. With that, here is your Fly Fishing Report for September. The fall colors are starting to show on both the trees and the brown trout as they ready for their spawn in October. Nights are cold, days are getting a bit crisp …

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