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Old 06-08-2012, 08:41 PM
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Default Wet Wading in Colorado yet

Anyone wet wading yet ? Typically after 4th of July the waders get put away until October. With the lack of runoff just wondering if anyone has wet waded the Big T, Poudre or St Vrain yet ?
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Old 06-08-2012, 10:35 PM
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I wet waded the s Platte mid may. First 30 min cold, then fine
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Old 06-09-2012, 07:40 AM
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Default Re: Wet Wading in Colorado yet

Not Colorado, but Oregon river W/W usually kicks off in late June-early July.
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Old 06-09-2012, 07:57 AM
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Default Re: Wet Wading in Colorado yet

Well thanks for the 411 guys. I am going to give it a go today, leaving the waders in the truck

Supposed to be 90 degrees so shouldnt be to bad. I just hate hiking two miles to freeze in the river. I dont mean cold either, cold I can handle. It is that icy 35-40 degree water that I dont wanna stand in for 4 hours
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Old 06-09-2012, 09:05 PM
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Default Re: Wet Wading in Colorado yet

So I wet waded today, no problem...bye bye waders for a few months.
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Default Re: Wet Wading in Colorado yet

i wet waded vrain below button rock today and some of big t... crappy thing is that i left my water shoes at home so had to do it barefoot =\
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Default Re: Wet Wading in Colorado yet

I've been wet wading Bear Creek since the beginning of May. No runoff.....
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Default Re: Wet Wading in Colorado yet

I've been wet wading here since about april (got sick of the waders over the winter).
Also wet waded on the blue this afternoon after sweating to death in my waders this morning (Although they were frozen when I started... water temp was ~50).
I guess it depends how wet you want to get, and how much cold water you can handle. I was wading out to rocks and then standing on them to stay warmer.
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Default Re: Wet Wading in Colorado yet

Yes. U-Sac and U-Mac first weekend of the month. Warm weather+cold river=happy camper. That's CA for you though.
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