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Boulder creek is still seeing some pretty heavy flows. During these runoff conditions, you'll find the best fishing in the canyon up above Boulder Falls way up towards Nederland. In the canyon try searching for the flatter sections of the river. Dry-dropper rigs with longer dropper tippet sections in the 16-26" range and nymph rigs are the way to go up here. Chubby Chernobyls, Amy's Ant, stimulators and other terrestrials have been doing well on top in just about any color. Caddis are starting to be out, so caddis patterns like the graphic caddis, Z-wing, tungsten swing caddis, are a great bet right now on a dry-dropper rig. If you're having trouble picking up fish on standard nymphs, throwing on a worm or mop fly will draw attention with the higher water. If you're looking for a change-up from fishing dry-droppers and nymphing in the canyon, head down to the stuff out east with a streamer. As long as the waters aren't completely murky, you can get some of the bigger fish to chase down streamer. Smaller patterns tend to work best for me in town, such as wooly buggers, mini gongas, thin mints, autumn splendor, etc.

Report Updated On: 07/06/2019
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