SPINNEY RESERVOIR: (GOOD) Pike action going on right now. Rapalas, Zonkers, Daredevls and Tazs are keeping them on the line. Trout are hitting on many different things. FLIES: Callibaetis, Midges, and Hares Ears. LURES: Kastmasters, Tazs, and Needlefish.. (Courtesy of Chaparral General Store)
DREAM STREAM: (GOOD) Flows are considerably lower than normal for this time of year. The City of Aurora expects Spinney Reservoir to fill sometime in July. Currently the fishing is pretty good considering the low flows. Effective patterns include #18 Mercury Flashback Pheasant Tails, #18 Buckskins, caddis larva, #18 Barr's Emerger #16 Barr's Graphic Caddis. #16 Elk Hair Caddis, #14-16 yellow Stimulators, #16 Mathew's Sparkle Dun (PMD), #10 Amy's Ant, and #24 Stalcup's Trico are fooling trout on the surface. Crowds have been moderate to heavy, so plan accordingly. Effective patterns include # 20 Manhattan Midge, #10 Pine Squirrel Leech, #18-22 Mercury Pheasant Tails, #18-20 Buckskins, #18-20 Barr Emergers, #16 Barr's Graphic Caddis, #20-22 Jujubaetis, #20-22 Mercury Blood Midge, #20-22 Foam Wing Chocolate Emerger, #14-16 Yellow Stimulator, #16 Mathew's Sparkle Dun, #16 Snowshoe Dun, #24 Trico, and #16-18 Elk Hair Caddis (Courtesy of Pat Dorsey's Fly Fishing Report). (Courtesy of Pat Dorsey's Fly Fishing Report).
Lower section fishing better from bridge down. Fly Fishing: small nymphs and egg patterns. Lure fishing from bank small HD Dynamic lures and tube jigs. (Courtesy of Chaparral General Store)