Fly-Fishing Reports

Taylor River Fishing Report – August 2016

Taylor River Fishing Report from Wilder on the Taylor - August 24 2016 As we enter the last week of August, fishing conditions are prime on the Taylor river at Wilder. With flows just below 300 CFS and water temps in the mid 40’s, the last blast of the summer monsoon...

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Taylor River Fly Fishing Report: July 8, 2016

It’s been a while since my last Taylor River fly fishing report and lots has changed on the river at Wilder. Currently the dry fly fishing is as good as it gets with BWO’s, Green Drakes, PMD’s, Stoneflies and clouds of Yellow Sallies and Caddis hatching throughout the day. River...

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Taylor River Fishing Report – June 5, 2016

Taylor River Fishing Report by Lu Warner After a bit of a blustery May, it looks like the weather is beginning to straighten out and turn into summer. This ought to melt the rest of the snow in the high country fairly quickly and the rivers will begin dropping to their...

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Spring 2016 Taylor River Fishing Report

The first Taylor River fishing report of the 2016 fishing season! Greetings to all. I hope the winter wasn’t to long and everyone is ready to get out on the water. Antonia, Vicente and I just finished a fantastic season in Chile at our Valle Bonito Lodge and are excited to...

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Taylor River Fly Fishing Report: September 10, 2015

The leaves aren't the only things changing at Wilder! Changes in the season bring changes in fish behavior and water conditions as well.  Be sure to read Master Guide Lu Warner's Taylor River Fly Fishing Report before your next fish. In search of big fish? Read why Lu says now...

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Taylor River Fly-Fishing Report: August 18, 2015

An updated Taylor River Fly-Fishing Report written by Wilder's Master Fly-Fishing Guide, Lu Warner.  So far August has provided excellent fishing on the Taylor River. Flows at Wilder have remained about 30% above the 100 year average at approximately 485 CFS, with a drop of 50 CFS forecast to occur in the...

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Taylor River Fly Fishing Report: July 27, 2015

With the Spring runoff finally gone, flows on the Taylor River at Wilder have stabilized around 500 CFS with the dam release set at 400 CFS until mid August. This is still about 100 CFS above normal for this time and even though a bit on the high side, the River is on...

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Taylor River Fly Fishing Report: June 29, 2015

After a late and very wet Spring, summer has finally kicked in in the Gunnison Valley and conditions are prime for excellent fly fishing. Our late spring moisture caused quite a stir and the dam on the Taylor River reached full release capacity in mid June when flows reached 2200...

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Taylor River Fishing Report: June 12, 2015

The recent storms have made a big impact on the summer fly-fishing forecast.  Wilder's Master Guide, Lu Warner, gives his updated Taylor River Fishing Report.  This April, we were very concerned about our low snowpack as totals for the Gunnison River basin were in the 65% range and all indications pointed...

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