April 15, 2012

SandBoxBlogs: Aspen Times "On the fly: What a difference"

Kirk Webb:
"BASALT — What a difference a year can make. Last year at this time we still had huge amounts of snow in the high country followed by one of largest runoffs on record. Fishing was challenging to say the least. Even the normally tame waters of the Fryingpan River were in excess of 800 cubic feet per second. Flows on the Roaring Fork River were so high and discolored that fly fishing outfitters and guide services were not able to do a commercial float trip until the middle of July.

Fast forward to the present and you'll find below-average snowpack and low water flows. Currently the Fryingpan River is flowing around 60 cfs and the Roaring Fork River is still clear and running at lower-than-normal flows. So what does all of this mean for fly anglers?..." (Read more?  Click title)
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