Animas Lunch Report – 6/8/16 – Salmonflies

8 June 2016
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8 June 2016, Comments: 0

Animas Lunch Report – 6/8/16 – Salmonflies

Durango Salmonfly

All over Southwest CO we are hearing reports of Salmonflies coming off: the Gunnison, Piedra, and now the Animas!

Perfect timing for a mass emergence of big bugs, right through peak flows…

Oh well, we have not actually seen too many on the Animas yet, and even though peak flows happened two days ago, the flows hit about 5300 cfs today.  It will all be coming down soon with clearing edges, so be prepared for a incredible summer!

Andy McKinley
Andy manages Duranglers Flies and Supplies online store and web content. When he is not plugging away in the basement of Duranglers, he can be found in the shop talking weird flies, throwing spey casts for few fish, eating pizza, drinking coffee, painting, and raising a family in Southwest Colorado.

His fly fishing writings have been published on blogs such as the Daily Drake and Simms Wading Room.

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