Fly-Fishing Reports

July Taylor River Fishing Report Feature Photo

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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Fly Fishing Guide Ben Riedel

Wilder Welcomes New Master Fly-Fishing Guide

We are excited to announce that Ben Riedel is joining the Wilder team as our new Master Fly-Fishing Guide for the 2020 season. Many of you know Ben and have fished with him. For those of you who have not met him, Ben lives in Gunnison with his wife Holly, his son Huck and daughter …

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Taylor River Fly Fishing Report June 2019

What a difference a year can make. Last year at this time we were facing certain drought after a weak winter snowpack. This year our snowpack actually increased for the month of May to near historical levels with almost non-stop snow in the high country, and now flooding is a major concern throughout much of …

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Taylor River Fly Fishing Report May 2019

A couple of weeks ago, I left the rain in Chile for the snow in Colorado. I had an awesome season down there, my 18th, and I am excited to be back at Wilder for the summer season in Colorado. What a change a year can make. Last year at this time, our snowpack was …

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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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Wilder on the Taylor Fly Fishing Report: August

As we roll into August, here is the Wilder on the Taylor Fly Fishing Report. Low flows and high water temperatures are the rule for the entire state of Colorado. With a poor winter snowpack, little rain and hot temperatures many local rivers are too warm to fish during the afternoons and voluntary closures have …

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