Tips for fishing during hopper season

By Chris Freud

It has already an incredible season of fly-fishing in the Vail Valley area this summer. Despite some questions about our snowpack, the Eagle River had a nice, long float season and excellent dry fly-fishing. Over on the newly appointed gold-medal waters of the Colorado, trout numbers seem to be way up and the average size is bigger as well. The Roaring Fork fished great in July slowed down through August and is now picking up again in a big way.Although the fishing remains very good and we are in the thick of hopper season, the summer’s easiest fishing days are …

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