Deckers/Cheesman Fishing Report: May 27

Month: May Flow: 154 CFS then dropped to 97 CFS throughout the day Water Temp: 57 Degrees Clarity: Gin Clear Weather: Clear Get used to seeing reports from Jim.  Jim is a long time customer, who fishes Cheesman 2-3 times a week.  You can always see his truck parked in the first spot at 4am.  […]

Bear Creek Report Fishing Report

Flow: 44 CFS Water Temp: 52 Degrees Clarity: Gin Clear The flows at Bear Creek are continuing to improve. The fish are more relaxed this week compared to last week.  The clarity of the creek is perfect.  Caddis have started to hatch and the fish are bonkers for them.  A size 16 yellow stimulator is […]


Hoodrat The Hoodrat was developed to imitate a small field mouse.  Trout, along with bass and pike are natural predators of the field mouse.  The hoodrat is designed to look as natural as possible, while maintaining it floatability and action. Fly Tying Materials List: We are happy to mail you any materials you will need […]

Deckers/Cheesman Report: May 23, 2011

May 23, 2011 Flow: 295 rising to 380 CFS Water Temp: 52 Degrees Clarity: Clear with a slight stain Weather: Clear in Morning/Overcast Afternoon The caddis are here!  Finally we are seeing some caddis at Deckers.  The fish are not quite looking up yet.  We need a steady stream of caddis to come off to […]

South Platte River Fly Fishing Trip Photos

Client and customer fly fishing images from guided trips in Deckers, Cheesman Canyon area, North Fork of the South Platte River, Eleven Mile Canyon, Waterton Canyon, Dream Stream and other South Platte River tributaries. Back to South Platte River Information Page

Bingham Reservoir Wiper Gallery

All Wiper in this gallery were caught and released on a fly at Bingham Reservoir in Parker, CO.  The fishery has declined rapidly since 2008.  Please leave a comment urging Douglas County Parks to create regulations and bag limits for Wiper at Bingham. Back to previous page              

Wiper on the Fly | Bingham Reservoir

Bingham Reservoir  Fishing Report: We Need Your Help! -Located in Parker, Bingham was Colorado’s hotspot for targeting Wiper on the fly.  Please leave a comment at the bottom urging Douglas County Parks to create and enforce  bag & size limits for Wiper. View our Bingham Reservoir Photo Gallery to see just how good the fishing […]

SA Sharkskin Double Taper Review

Greg Pearson, from SA Fly Lines, was generous enough to let me try out the new Sharkskin Double Taper Trout Line.  In the past, I have never been a fan of double taper fly line.  I have had it in my head that the weight forward taper is all we need as trout fisherman.  This […]

Elevenmile Canyon Fly Fishing | South Platte River

Elevenmile Canyon offers fantastic year round fly fishing. Fed from the bottom of Elevenmile Reservoir, the canyon stays ice free year round.   Generally we will start off by fishing the lower canyon and let crowds disperse up top. Until recently, we were  just like all the other anglers and head straight for the catch […]

Barr Emerger BWO

The Barr Emerger is a great mayfly imitation.  It can be tied in various colors to imitate BWO’s, PMD’s and other mayflies.  Simple yet effective, the Barr Emerger has been a staple for many South Platte Anglers. Fly Tying Materials List: We are happy to mail you any materials you will need to tie this […]