Fall Is Here

Fall fishing for browns.

George Assenheimer lured this healthy Brown ashore.

The Summer has rushed by and the calm coolness of fall is welcome. We are thankful that inspite of heat and little moisture we have been spared fire and our hearts go to those who were not so fortunate. Many have enjoyed the turning colors of aspens in the hills and now the cottonwoods and shrubbery in town. How we love these Indian Summer days. And how the fishermen love fighting those big Browns that run up from the Blue Mesa.  George Assenheimer was definitly in good form when this Brown came along. 

Current Fishing and Weather Condition

It has been a good summer for fishing, hiking, and just being out of doors. For a time in August the DOW  requested that fishermen limit time on the Lake Fork to morning hours and to be aware of water temperatures on all streams.  Best fishing and safest for the fish occurs when water temperatures are between 52 and 58 degrees.  Then we had an over-night freeze and the picture changed very quickly.  Cold nights cooled the water so greatly that  afternoon fishing is far preferable allowing the water to warm up some. Such is the nature of high mountain weather. Just enjoy it.





Great Summer Fishing

Kristi Jenkins found the spot in Henson Creek with this beautiful lively Brookie just waiting for her to offer a tempting morsel which he was ready to snatch and make a first catch a smling matter. Nice work, Kristi!

Kristi Jenkins with her best catch.

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Dan's Fly Shop Hours
June 9:00-5:00
Summer 8:00-6:00
October-May: Dan's Fly Shop is always open for mail orders

P.O. Box 220
723 Gunnison Ave.
Lake City, CO 81235

(970) 944-2281