Peri with a pretty wild brown trout on the Arkansas River on 8/6. We fished a private section of the river north of Buena Vista. Fishing was slow, but it was a beautiful stretch of river and a great day to be out there.
Dry fly fishing has been very good on the Taylor River lately. It’s busy out there but you can find some fish, and they are looking up.
The recent rains have really helped pump some much needed water into the rivers and creeks. I got this nice wild brown trout on Tomichi Creek yesterday.
Peri caught this nice brown trout at the headwaters of the Arkansas River near Leadville on our recent camping trip. Looking forward to getting back there.
The summer hatches started early and are moving quickly through the valley. This is pretty typical during a drought like we’re seeing this summer with low water and higher than normal water temps. The hatch is sometimes short and sweet, but the fishing are looking up.
A shot of Taylor River Lodge this morning. Crazy weather as usual in our part of the Rockies. Rivers are dropping though, and it’s time to fish.
Browns and rainbows oh my! Rainbow courtesy of Peri last Christmas and of course Steve Abel!