Blue River, Colorado Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Blue River, Colorado Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Set-Set-Set any pause, twitch or wiggle of indicator or line! Be patient and change flies. Smaller flys seem to be the better sizes 20-24. Green egg pattern
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Blue River is currently Good

Water flow: 56.7 cfs bridge below Breckenridge, 180 cfs below Lake Dillon, 204 cfs below Green Mountain Res.

Visibility: 48 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 38 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: From 9am to 4pm

Best stretch: The stairsteps in Breckenridge and at the inlet to Lake Dillon and below Lake Dillon to the I-70 bridge. Slate hole above Green Mountain reservoir is also producing large fish!

Best access point:

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:


Fish species: Trout and Kokanee Salmon

Fishing season: Year Round (Prime: June 15 - November 30)

Nearest airport: DIA, Kremmling, Eagle

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Blue River Description

The Blue River is divided into 3 sections, the Blue in Breckenridge, the Blue below lake Dillon and the Blue below Green Mountain reservoir. The Blue River is a tailwater river that fishes throughout the year depending on the proximity to the dam. There are amazing Caddis, Midges, Stones and Mayfly hatches, with the Green Drake hatch being the most renowned.

Techniques & Tips

Nymphing is best now nymphs and midges seem to be the ticket.

7-Day Forecast

fishing is good and Rabows moving pre spawn activity

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