South Platte: Deckers
Weekly Overview from FlyCastUSA.com:
June 29, 2020
Deckers has been very consistent over the past few weeks. Steady flows with productive fishing between 7 am – 1 pm and 5 pm – 8 pm. The middle part of the day will be less productive due to rising water temps, so hit the morning or evening shift. Hatch activity has also been consistent, so make sure to have some Griffiths Gnats on hand for the midge hatch, Parachute PMDs for the PMD hatch and Elk Hair Caddis/All Season Caddis for the caddis hatch. You can fish these patterns on their own, on a double dry setup or with a dropper. When nymphing, pay attention to the pronounced pools and runs prior to 11 am. After 11 am, hit the riffles, transition areas, faster runs and pockets. Make sure to add extra splitshot when you transition to faster water. Pat’s Rubber Legs, Candy Caddis, Pheasant Tails and Guides Choice Hares Ears are solid lead flies. For your trailer, keep it simple with midge and baetis emergers.
Ideal Days to Fish: Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Sub-surface: RS2 (#20-22), Barr’s Emerger (#20-22), Chocolate Foam Wing Emerger (#20-22), JuJu PMD (#20-22), JuJu Baetis (#20-22), Mercury Pheasant Tail (#20-22), WD 40 (#20-22), Mercury Midge (#22-24), Black Beauty (#22-24), Zebra Midge (#20-24), Blood Midge (#20-22), Disco Midge (#20-22), Top Secret Midge (#22-24), Manhattan Midge (#22-24), Electric Caddis (#16-18), Candy Caddis (#16-18), Sparkle Pupa (#16), Guides Choice Hares Ear (#16-18), red Copper John (#18-20), Rainbow Warrior (#16-28), Pat’s Rubber Legs, pink/green scud, leech pattern and San Juan Worm.
Surface: Parachute Adams (#20-22), Sparkle Dun (#20-22), Parachute PMD (#20-22), Griffiths Gnat (#22 – 24) and Elk Hair Caddis (#16-18).
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