Middle Fork of the South Platte, Colorado Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Middle Fork of the South Platte, Colorado Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
The Middle Fork continues to be a great place to spend a day on the water this month. With river work mucking up the Dream Stream and pushing anglers to the upper river, the Middle Fork is a great place to beat the crowds and still get a bend in the rod. Work with a deep set hopper dropper rig and keep an eye out for fish sipping tricos along the banks.
Fishing Report Last Updated:
8 / 28 / 2014
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Middle Fork of the South Platte is currently Excellent

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Freestone Outfitters
Sunrise Anglers

Water flow: 70 CFS at Santa Maria

Visibility: 36 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 67 Degrees F

Water condition: Stained

Best time of day to fish: morning

Best stretch: Badger Basin SWA, Tomahawk SWA

Best access point:

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

tricos, caddis, pmds, terrestrials, midges, stoneflies.

Fish species: Brown, Rainbow, Cut-Bow

Fishing season: April-November

Nearest airport: Denver International Airport

The All New Silver Sonic Waders

Techniques & Tips

light double nymph rigs, small streamers

7-Day Forecast

The Middle Fork should stay in great shape for the next couple weeks.

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