Brad it's great to hear of your success on the South Platte over the holiday weekend. We had a bitter cold snap over the holiday that broke with some rain yesterday. As I made my way back to the grind this morning the temps were pleasant and definitely fishable. In fact the weather reminded me of a typical winter day in the pacific northwest from my days out there.
GregD has told me of the great winter fishing out in your area - he lived in Denver for a large part of his adult life and now is a fellow striper hound here in the northeast.
Hope we can sample each other's home waters someday!