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Happy winter solstice, everyone! We're looking forward to longer days and colder weather. Due to unseasonably warm temperatures, we expect the ice to freeze up later this winter season. As eager as we are to get out on the ice and go fishing, the ice still is not thick enough for us to feel confident about safely guiding trips. Because safety for our customers is our number one priority, we don’t like to take any chances and we don’t start our guided ice fishing trips until we are 1000% confident that the ice is thick enough. That said we will keep...

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Today is Thursday, October 28. Following the snow storm from the PNW, today it is cloudy with a high of 40°F. We can expect temperatures to warm up in the low to mid 50’s over the weekend.The water temperatures are staying chilly throughout the day, which is good for fishing conditions. We’ve been finding good success with Midges in the morning, especially on overcast days like today the egg bite performs well because the brown trout are spawning. In addition, the streamer bite continues to be really good and we recommend staying tight to the bank throughout the day.As afternoon...

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It's Tuesday, October 19. Today is cloudy with a high of 40°F. Rain and snow showers are in the forecast for this afternoon with the rest of the week expected to be partly cloudy in the mid to high-50's. We’re happy to announce that the Yampa River commercial and voluntary closures were lifted Thursday, October 7, 2021. The closure has been in effect since July 8 due to critical water conditions. Three months later cooler temperatures and more moisture, less recreational demand, and favorable oxygen levels has led to the reopening. The City of Steamboat Springs and Colorado Parks & Wildlife are...

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It’s Wednesday, September 29. It's currently 49°F with a high of 51°F. So far it’s been a cloudy, cool morning with a few scattered rain showers. As we head into October, it looks like Steamboat may be past our warmest days and we really couldn’t be happier.The cold weather is helping the conditions on the river. We’re starting to see Mahogany Duns on the water and the Blue Wings are starting to hatch.Autumn fly patterns typically fall into two categories: nymph and dry fly patterns. These smaller flies match the insects trout feed on at this time of year. Dry fly...

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We can’t believe we’re halfway through September and official start of fall is just around the corner! It's September 16 and the day has been mainly sunny to start, then we can expect a few afternoon clouds. The high is near 80F with winds blowing SW at 10 to 20 mph.With cooler temperatures the waters have been cooler off, which has ultimately helped our fish friends. The fishing conditions are improving and we have been having successful trips out on our private waters and higher elevation lakes and streams.There’s a lot of nymph action going on and we’ve been resorting to...

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