Spring Fishing Update for Telluride

Posted on 10 May 2017

Believe it or not, but it's early May already!  We're getting pretty excited for the next few months of angling in the Telluride area.  As you may have heard, we received lots (& lots!)of snow in Telluride this winter - good for skiing the Telluride Ski Resort, good for rafting, and also good for a long and fickle runoff season.  The best news is, we'll have great river flows all summer, once the Big Runoff Event is out of the way.

But does that stop our San Miguel Anglers team from trying to fish?  To-Hell-u-Ride NO!  We're out exploring and fishing weekly, and even got some clients into some fish on this last Sunday.  

Spring in Telluride can mean 3 seasons a day, and we've seen snow and thunderstorms twice this week already.  Layer up, bring your Gore-Tex, and your sense of adventure.

Chris Lyons still has the skills!

Flows are changing daily with the weather as the mountains are starting to appear from their blankets of snow.  With sunny days dry flies can appear midday, the trick is to find the fish who are looking up for them. Fishing has been active.  Best results have been from larger streamers with a dropper nymph in deep pools.

Smaller creeks will provide some good hiking and boulder hopping for fishing as they appear from the snow this week too.  Thanks for reading!  And stay tuned for more updates...

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