Fly-Fishing Reports

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: May 2022

Fishing season is back! The waders, boots, and rods are out and ready to go. It is shaping up to be another water year that favors the angler. Depending on spring precipitation, there is a chance we see our peak runoff a couple weeks early. Similar to last summer, this tends to jumpstart our hatches …

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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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Taylor River Fishing Report August 2021

Wilder on the Taylor River Fishing Report: August 2021

Wilder’s Master Fishing Guide, Ben Riedel, shares the inside scoop on the best bugs to use while fishing the Taylor this time of year. Be sure to check out his Taylor River Fishing Report: August 2021 before you head out to fish! Monsoon season brought some much needed moisture this year. Flora is happy, healthy …

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Fishing Report: October 2020

Taylor River Fishing Report: October 2020

With the most recent drop in temperatures, it feels like fall is finally here in the Gunnison/Crested Butte area. Colorful foliage and colorful fish lead to memorable experiences. Fish can be spooky and the flies can be small, but if you do it right, Taylor River fishing doesn’t get much better. Outflow from Taylor Reservoir …

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Early Fall Taylor River Fishing Report

Fall Taylor River Fishing Report: September 2020

Master Guide Ben Riedel gives his early Fall Taylor River Fishing Report for September 2020. Ben’s fishing reports will make you want to test your luck on Wilder’s waterways as soon as possible, and he provides tips for flies to catch a monster trout. Days are getting shorter and colder, water temps are dropping, and …

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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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