Anglers enjoying streamer season while awaiting the caddis hatch

26th April, 2016 by

By John LaConte

It’s the perennial question among anglers in Eagle County — When will the caddisfly hatch this year?Mother’s Day is used as a benchmark date to watch for caddisflies on the Eagle River; the holiday is celebrated on the second Sunday in May every year and this year, with the first Sunday also being the first day of the month, Mother’s Day comes as early as possible. Recent storms have kept water cold and the caddisfly is looking for water temperatures of 40-plus degrees.But nevertheless, John Packer, with Fly Fishing Outfitters, who has been keeping an eye on the caddisfly for …

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