Colorado River - Below Austin, Texas Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Fly Fishing Map of Colorado River, TX
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Colorado River - Below Austin, Texas Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Get out early. During the summer tha fish will be most active when the water is coolest.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Colorado River is currently Just OK

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
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Water flow: 200 cubic feet per second in Austin

Visibility: 10 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 80 Degrees F

Water condition: Moderately Turbid

Best time of day to fish: Mid morning through early afternoon

Best stretch: Austin to Bastrop

Best access point: Webberville county parks and Fisherman's park in Bastrop

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Frogs Crawfish Shad

Fish species: Black Bass, White Bass, Catfish, Freshwater drum

Fishing season: Summer

Nearest airport: Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

The All New Silver Sonic Waders

Colorado River, Below Austin Description

The Colorado River is the 18th longest river in the United States and the longest river with both its source and mouth within Texas; however its drainage basin and some of its usually dry tributaries do extend into New Mexico. The 862 mile long river flows generally southeast from Dawson County through Marble Falls, Austin, Bastrop, Smithville, La Grange, Columbus, Wharton, and Bay City before emptying into ...

Techniques & Tips

Stripping streamers and topwater flies are the way to go.

7-Day Forecast

The Colorado is still muddy from last weeks rains. Should clear later in the week.

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