Author: Will Rice
Trouts Guide Service operates twelve months out of the year and we’re available just about every day of each season. Fly fishing in December can be cold and sometimes tricky but one big upside to fly fishing in the winter additional solitude you get on the water. On our last client trip we visited the main stem of the South Platte River near Deckers.
Flows on this section of the river have been hovering right around 100 CFS and the water is very clear. On the day we fished the water was right at 105 CFS. The weather warm for December – 48 degrees was the high with little cloud cover. Given the relatively low flows and sun being out most of the day, we took advantage of the good light and spent a majority of our time sight fishing – finding actively feeding fish in their winter feeding lanes.