South Platte River - 11-Mile Canyon, Colorado Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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South Platte River - 11-Mile Canyon, Colorado Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Focus on short static nymphing setups with heavy weight. You will need to get down around structure to be productive. If fish are up it will be on BWOs or Midge clusters
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing South Platte River is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Royal Gorge Anglers
Angler's Covey
Sunrise Anglers

Water flow: 70 cfs

Visibility: 36 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 40 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: 10 AM to 3 PM

Best stretch: Springer Up

Best access point: Co Rd 96, Lake George, CO

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

BWOs, Midges

Fish species: Rainbow Trout; Cutthroat Trout; Brown Trout; Cuttbows

Fishing season: Year Around

Nearest airport: Colorado Springs

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South Platte River, 11-Mile Description

Elevenmile Canyon starts just below Elevenmile Reservoir. Although the reservoir is situated on the open/ windy plateau of South Park, Elevenmile Canyon a completely different scenario all together with pine and fir trees, tremendous rock outcroppings, and gorgeous pools. The installation of changes in DOW regulations since 2001 have improved and preserved this fishery. Elevenmile Canyon is now artificial flies ...

Techniques & Tips

Nymph early on and when the sun is high in the canyon. You may be able to make a change to small BWO's and Midges int he surface film or on top as the water warms.

7-Day Forecast

Good fishing and the potential for good BWO hatches on cloudy days

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