Animas River Fishing Report

Duranglers Crew

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  • Water Temp: 59.9 ° F
  • Flow: 314 ft³/s
  • Water Level: 2.51 ft


Dropping, watch for rain

Start with a hopper.  If they don’t eat the hopper tie on a dropper.  If they don’t eat the dropper, switch to a streamer.  If they don’t eat the streamer, THEN you can rig up the nymph rig…unless they are still actively rising.  In that case, tie on a PMD or Pseudo mayfly dry for the morning hatch, or caddis in the evening.    Trico spinners may be showing up in the afternoons on the lower reaches.  Keep an eye on water temps and call it quits above 66 degrees.Prince Nymphs and variants 14-18, Napoleon Jig 14-18RIO’s Raindrop 14-16.

Caddis: Barr’s Graphic Caddis 16-18, TBH Jig Caddis 14-18, Prarie Dog Pupa 14-16, Peacock Caddis 12-16, EZ Caddis 12-16.

Terrestrials: Morrish Hopper 8-12, More-or Less Hopper 8-10, Chubbies 10-16, Sweetgrass Hopper 8-14, CFO Ant 12-16, Sparkle Flag Ant 14-18.

PMDs/Mayflies: PMD Vis-a-Dun 16-18, Parachute Adams 14-20, PMD Hairwing Dun 16-18, Splitback PMD Nymph 16-20, Pheasant Tails 18-22, Olive and Red Micro Mayfly 16-20, Juan’s Slim Shady 20.

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