Colorado River - Upper Colorado, Pumphouse to Grandy, Colorado Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Colorado River - Upper Colorado, Pumphouse to Grandy, Colorado Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Watch out the water temps. Fishing small dries when you see hatches will be effective but if no bugs are showing stick with a nymph rig.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Colorado River is currently Good

Water flow: 420at Windy Gap, 928cfs in Kremmling, 200cfs at Williams Fork

Visibility: 48 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 42 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: 9pm to 5pm

Best stretch: Pumphouse to Statebridge for floats

Best access point: Pumphouse for walk and wading

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Midges, BWO patterns, emerger patterns, Caddis, Stone flies

Fish species: Trout

Fishing season: Year Round

Nearest airport: Kremmling, Eagle, DIA

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Colorado River, Upper Description

The upper Colorado River is one of the most picturesque rivers in Colorado to fish. The river is lined with cottonwood trees, providing shelter for Bald Eagles. The riffles, runs and deep pools that the upper Colorado River boasts hold very large wild Browns and Rainbows. The Colorado is a classic freestone that fishes well through out the year. The William's Fork, near Parshall, CO, feeds the Colorado, which ...

Techniques & Tips

The salmon fly hatch is over, but the fishing has been good. With water levels being lower this year caddis are starting to come off. The fishing has been good, but water temps are coming up so be aware.

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