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Fishing Report - Los Pinos River

April 23, 2019

Fishing is excellent/consistent over the last week. Flows are slowly increasing but not enough to affect the fish. Nymphing has been producing the most fish with an occasional streamer follow and eat. Without a doubt the best river conditions in Southwest CO at the moment. If your interested in fishing the Pine, don't hesitate to contact us!


Bubble-back Pheasant Tail Emerger14-18Natural
Zebra Midge18-22Olive, Black
Big Mac20Chocolate, Tan
Tungsten Surveyor 16-20Natural Tan

As of: May 25, 2019

Los Pinos below Vallecito Res
736 cfs

Previous Reports

April 12, 2019

This tail-water river is currently the regions most consistent fishery. Flows around 300 CFS are ideal to target trophy fish, enough water to provide cover for the fish, but not too much for the angler to wade. Quality rainbows and browns are being landed with a few solid shots at some much bigger fish. Conditions won't last long with higher flows forecasted in the next few weeks. Call the shop for further questions or to book your spot.


Mirco Mayfly18Olive, brown
UV Emerger18-22Blacks, Tan
RS220Olive, Brown, Black
Euro Caddis Nymph12Tan

April 02, 2019

The river flows are up and the fishing is excellent. All winter the flows remained around 5 cfs and now we are experiencing flows around 355 cfs. The fish are feeding aggressively and are not picky. Streamers and nymphs and producing fish with consistency. Still a little early for dry flies. The water is holding steady but is expected to increase in the coming weeks. This is a fantastic river that holds trophy fish. Call the shop to book, we promise it's worth it!


Sex Dungeon4Olive
Metallic Caddis Larva16Chartreuse
Devil Jig14Copper
Pheasant Tail18Natural
Zebra Midge20Black, Olive