Winter Tailwater Fly Fishing in the Rockies

December 30, 2005 By: Marshall Cutchin

“Midges might emerge – and trout might rise – on even the coldest days. Dry flies or emerger patterns fished in the surface film can be effective, but nymphs or emergers drifted just above the bottom tend to be more consistent. Either way, the byword is ‘think small.'” Karl Licis gives a summary of the top tailwaters in the Colorado area, including portions of the South Platte and Frying Pan. In the Rocky Mountain News.