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
Recommended fly fishing leader: 9 Foot Leader
Recommended fly fishing tippet: 5X Tippet
Best fly fishing rod: 9' 5 Weight Fly Rod
Best floating fly line: WF Trout Fly Line
Best sinking fly line: Streamer Stripper Sink Tip Fly Line
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.
Nymphing is best now nymphs and midges seem to be the ticket.
fishing is good and Rabows moving pre spawn activity