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January 21, 2021


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On the Dream Stream in the early part of the run (mid-October), you will want to start below the DOW spawning operation. The good news - there are some large trout in this 'dream stream' and hence the Gold Medal label. I am grateful for your knowledge and stewardship. This is not just about people “in the shops” and “people outside of the shops.” We all work together. The temperatures are great. Most brown trout spend their whole lives in freshwater migrating from lakes into streams to spawn. Pick one close to you. It holds brown, rainbow and cut bow trout. Any Dream Stream regular can tell you that every summer the river is full of brown trout fingerlings, which are the result of the previous fall’s spawning run. I caught one that was probably 18 inches (below) and was thrilled. Fish like that makes you wonder why we trout fisherman live in the East. 24.25 inch snake river cutthroat trout caught fly fishing in the Fall. If night fishing is something you would like to do, you are not losing out. The message we are sending is “Don’t step behind the sign because if you do, you’re going to be witnessed by everybody else that you are fishing an area that should be protected.”. During the fall, the flows had reached even as high as 200 cfs. This is spawning ground and anglers need to understand the spawning ritual: spawn, fry, parr and the different phases of the trout’s life. Jon Easdon (Director of Services at Angler’s Covey). I’d heard on Facebook that the kokanees (landlocked sockeye salmon) were starting to come in on the Dream Stream and I Facebooked Jon and another guide I’d fished with about what to use as flies, etc. There are countless “dream” brown trout waters littering the country. This is all happening with people working together. Or want know dream stream brown spawn? 295 21st Street The light gravel is a trout’s spawning bed. This water is much wider in this section, averaging probably eighty feet and wider in most places. But it makes no sense for Spinney Reservoir and the top mile of winding river to be closed at night, the lower ¾ mile to be closed at night, and the middle section is open. The other side, it seems to me, are anglers who intentionally target spawning fish. Spawning trout are both resident trout and fish from the Eleven Mile Reservoir. Question: Are there steps beyond the educational signs that you would like to see taken over the next couple of years? Those genetically strong fish can move through the system and we can be even more proud of this fishery. When fishing the South Platte, you want to target the portion the locals call the Dream Stream. Prices and download plans . The efforts on the Dream with the signs and the “Clean the Dream” initiative every fall. The DOW shocked the stream, and for every 100 yards, we counted something like 1500-2000 fingerling wild browns. You’re seeing people, leisure anglers, take their personal time to make these efforts. over 16 inches but get much larger. This is a huge ongoing issue. This section, called the "Dream Stream", is included within the popular South Park area. The numbers were staggering. This is a petition to formally close sections of the Dream Stream section of the South Platte River during the month of October. Required fields are marked *. I indicated that I was planning on going up to the Dream Stream on Monday. There are other really popular places around the state where you can run into large spawning browns. They have complete cover. Colorado Stream Update: Fish are spawning. Snake River cutthroats and cutbows also move up the river, and the occasional brown trout, presumably attracted to eggs from the spring spawners, might accompany the run. Show Less. I can’t think of a better community than what the South Platte has really become. LM: Spawning trout are not feeding trout. As a guide, it meant 10-15 hook-ups per angler per day. There is about 1.5 miles of the South Platte River, in the South Park area of Colorado, between Spinney Mountain Reservoir and Eleven Mile Reservoir that is referred to as the Dream Stream. What about the side of the issue where anglers know but simply choose to target spawning fish? Charlie designed the signs, and they were kind enough to purchase and donate them. Written by: Rick Bayley This brown trout probably followed the kokanees on their spawning run. There's a spring run of rainbows and a fall run of brown trout. the Eleven Mile Reservoir to spawn. I caught probably half a dozen kokanees and lost close to the same number, but then I saw, dimly, a couple of fish I thought might be browns. This tailwater doesn't have many holds over fish and is subject to high wind speeds and inclement weather. Hit me up if you have questions. 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