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No better time to be on the Fork than pre-runoff; in my mind. The majority of the 'angling pressure' has yet to realize it's time to fish, and those that do fish it can't get enough of it. The Fork near aspen is low and clear but fishing well. Warmer days have seen a consistent midge hatch with some BWO's thrown in there. Dry-dropper or a short leash nymph rig with an inconspicuous (not a big splash) indicator will do you wonders. On these last weeks of ski season, now is a great time to ski, fish and drink beer all in the same day. Small terrestrials: beetles, ants, hoppers all #14-18 up top with either a zebra midge, two bit hooker, blue poison tung, bh p-tail and cdc p-tail all work great up there. As you move down into the canyon; stones, baetis, caddis and the occasional terrestrial. Nymphing is your best bet down lower. Proper weight and a good drift will pull tight with these beautiful, athletic fish. Girdle bugs, bh prince nymphs both #8-10, san juans, leeches and eggs all work well on point. Off that a variety of midge, baetis and caddis nymphs will do you wonders. Zebra midge #18-22, blue poison tung #18-22, sparkle wing Rs2 #19-24, Barr's emerger BWO #18-22, Juju baetis #18-22, Bredcrust #14-18, swing caddis #14-18, guides choice hares ear #18-20, tungsten electric caddis #16-20 all great bets for your dropped fly. Midge and BWO's coming off thick as the sun hits the water 10-5pm. Single dry fly fishing has been epic too! Para adams #18-24, para extended body BWO #18-24, CDC Comparadun #18-22, Sparkle Dun #18-22. Look for pods of rising fish to be huddled up at the tailout of runs, back eddies and riffles. Fish are starting to come to the fly! Gotta love the solitude and absolute beauty of the Fork. Streamers have been working down low. Fish are hungry and looking for meal. White, black, and olive have been over producers. Sculpin patterns are turning fish as well. Get up to the fork and strike it while its hot!

Report Updated On: 04/06/2017
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