I caught this one in a night crawler. I don't ever target them unless I'm flinging arrows at them (they make great fertilizer). I have caught a few on the fly rod, its a blast. Surprisingly hard to catch.Awesome - I've been wanting to catch one of them beasts on the fly. What were you using, if you don't mind me asking?
Around rifle the river has some nice trout, it has whitefish, they are pretty fun to catch, and in some areas, I forget what they are called but they are very aggressive and annoying, because there are way too many and are always on the hook.Thats awesome that river runs through your property! Any things in there except carp and suckers?
Black flies around 2 3 inches with a little silver tinsel seems ok. Usually early early spring on lakes they take them moreso than summer. I use black twister tails on a jig. They love canned corn. Could cast out on a flyrod and let it sit and watch for the line to move a bit and there you go. Carp are tough competitors.Awesome - I've been wanting to catch one of them beasts on the fly. What were you using, if you don't mind me asking?
I've lived on the river between Silt and Rifle all my life, have probably fished 1000+ hours on it and have only seen one white fish below New Castle. I've caught a ton of them at Canyon Creek to Glenwood and up the Fork. Water temps get to high west of New Castle, so I've been told.Around rifle the river has some nice trout, it has whitefish, they are pretty fun to catch, and in some areas.