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JUNE 2007

Fishing by Moonlight, 2 minute time exposure

up from Monument

a nice evening Brown


 



 

June 15 2005 - 66 degrees - 1 PM
trout holding in a thermal refuge the dark area of fish extended out of the photo another 15-20 feet downstream

 

June 8 2005 - 74 degrees - 9 PM>
water too hot for C&R fishing for Trout - catch a few Big Bass!

heavy spinner fall - thousands of spinners collect under outdoor lights -

a few Alders (Zebra Caddis) showing up here & there:

June 5 2005 - 86 degrees - 4 PM
Isonychia female (sz 10)

June 1 2005 - 76 degrees - 1:20 PM
nice clear water allows me to photograph rising trout at a distance (circ polarizer used)


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June 22 2004 - 76 degrees - 3:30 PM
hoppers are around already

June 13 2004 - 64 degrees - 6:50 PM


June 11 2004 - 59 degrees - 5:40 PM
why are the best risers always on the far side of the river?

June 9 2004 - 89 degrees - 4:20 PM
hot and calm this afternoon

Damselfly emerging

Hellgrammite

 
June 8 2004 - 84 degrees - 3:30 PM


 

June 7 2004 - 65 degrees - 7:30 PM
bright big cahill (sz 10)

June 4 2004 - 69 degrees - 8:10 PM
PaleEve Duns -Stenonemas -Cahills -Sulfurs -Drakes
-Olives -Caddis -Alders -Stoneflies.........trout buffet!

Spinners: Cahills March Browns Sulfurs PEDs and Rustys after dark

Very small shiny streamers can also be lethal at dusk this time of year in high water,
notice little 1" Chub fry minnow above the Steno spinner in this photo:

 
 


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June 25 2003 - 90 degrees - 2:15 PM
thousands of Zebra Caddis (locally called the Alder Fly) - all over bushes

it's easy to forget in this high water, refuges are closed June 15
Anyone remember 160cfs??
(top of Corner Pool in drought of Aug 2002):

and today:

 

June 19 2003 - 72 degrees - 1:30 PM

back to a reasonable flow - fish rising to small 'stuff' this afternoon

June 17 2003 - 60 degrees - 8:30 PM

(not much of a quick photo, but )
occasionally the Housy yields a 'beast' of a Brown

June 16 2003 - 55 degrees - 9:45 AM

 high flows but plenty of active risers this AM

June 15 2003 - 70 degrees - 6:25 PM


lots of spinners and spent Caddis on the water after dark

June 13 2003 - 59 degrees - 4:25 PM
high water - again

June 10 2003 - 60 degrees - 7:35 PM

Cahill spinner (2 tails: Stenonema, 3 tails: Sulfur)


another Brown for a sleep-deprived night fisherman (Torrey)

June 9 2003 - 64 degrees - 11:15 AM

classic dark Paraleptophlebia profile on water
High water - plenty of bugs and some rising fish


big Yellow Sonefly

June 4 2003 - 56 degrees - 7:35 PM

June 3 2003 - 54 degrees - 8:55 AM

sz20 Black Caddis & Red Eft

June 2 2003 - 50 degrees - 8:45 AM

another male Stenonema (sz14 Cahill)

Big water today

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