"Shoulder Season" on the Arkansas River

“This is the season when the river’s largest fish nose into the shallows in search of grasshoppers and other opportunistic meals. It’s also when the autumn cycle of baetis mayflies, popularly known as the blue-winged olive, brings brown trout to the surface for the final major insect hatch of the season.” Charlie Meyers writes about the fantastic BWO hatches and wind-driven terrestrials frenzy that marks the fall “shoulder season” on the Arkansas River in the Denver Post.

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