Colorado River - Lower Colorado, Colorado Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Colorado River - Lower Colorado, Colorado Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Fishing best in AM's, may need to start fishing deeper and using smaller patterns
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Colorado River is currently Just OK

Water flow: 1920 CFS

Visibility: 12 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 69 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: 7AM-Noon

Best stretch: Glenwood Springs, New Castle and Silt

Best access point: Grizzly Creek and No Name exits in Glenwood Canyon, Devereaux Road in Glenwood Springs, Dinosaur to New Castle areas

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Grasshoppers Caddis Golden Stoneflies

Fish species: Trout

Fishing season: Year Round (Prime: March 1 - October 31)

Nearest airport: Eagle County Airport & Garfield County Airport

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Colorado River, Lower Description

The Colorado River flows for many miles through the state of Colorado, a large portion of which is prime trout habitat. The Lower Colorado included in these reports begins at State Bridge and ends at the town of Rifle, which could be considered the lowest end of prime trout fishing. This length encompasses some 80 river miles in western Colorado that meanders through wide mountain valleys and numerous canyons, ...

Techniques & Tips

Nymphing rigs, dry- dropper rigs and dry fly set-ups are producing well at this time. Nymphs best throughout the day, dry-dropper more toward evening and dry fly evening to dusk.

7-Day Forecast

Hot, dry weather means get out early 7 AM and get off early by Noon!!

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