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I was passing through Colorado recently on family business and prevailed upon a long lost fishing buddy to show me around the famous Cheesman Canyon. She lives nearby and has fished and guided the canyon for 15 years. The canyon is as rugged and beautiful as they say, and the water is unbelievable! We happened to catch it just as the flow was dropping to fishable levels. I guess the word had not gotten out, because we pretty much had it to ourselves-- a rare thing around those parts. We were mostly sight-fishing to big honkin' rainbows. I can't imagine...

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Dad and I fished the Pan on Tuesday and Wednesday and had some great topwater action! (Actually, we drove out to Denver to visit my sister but of course had to make the "short" 3-hour jaunt to metro-Basalt:) When we arrived we got three different reports on the green drakes - one guy at Taylor Creek said they'd made it to mile 5, another at Frying Pan Anglers said they were 8 miles up, and yet another said they were hatching at the dam! We spent most of our time in and around what the locals call "Old Faithful" (around...

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