Fly-Fishing Reports

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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Taylor River Summer Fishing Report

Taylor River Summer Fly Fishing Report: July 2018

Currently the Taylor River at Wilder is fishing as well as I’ve ever seen it. The combination of relatively low flows, cloudy afternoons and peak hatch activity is perfect for the angler and excellent dry fly fishing can be had throughout the day. A reminder that in Gunnison County we are still under Stage 2 …

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Summer Fly Fishing at Wilder

Taylor River Summer Fly Fishing Report: June 2018

Well, it finally happened and we had much needed rain here in Southwestern Colorado. For the past few weeks it has not only been dry but the fire danger increased to the point of almost having our National Forest shut down. Fortunately we dodged the bullet on that one and things are looking good for …

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