Blue River, Colorado Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Blue River, Colorado Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
The stair steps have been fishing well, RS2s and other small midges have been the most productive. Be patient!
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Blue River is currently Good

Water flow: 191 below bridge Brervior 1690 cfs beleckenridge 901 cfs below Dillon Resow Green Mountain Res.

Visibility: 48 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 40 Degrees F

Water condition: Slightly Turbid

Best time of day to fish: From 10am to 5pm

Best stretch: Below the dam in Silverthorne

Best access point: Outlets

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Midges, Mysis shrimp below the dam. Look for some midge activity on the warmer days, and BWO hatches on cloudy days. Try midges underneath in olive, red, and black colors. San Juan worms

Fish species: Trout

Fishing season: Year Round (Prime: June 15 - November 30)

Nearest airport: DIA, Kremmling, Eagle

Blue River Description

The Blue River is divided into 3 sections, the Blue in Breckenridge, the Blue below lake Dillon and the Blue below Green Mountain reservoir. The Blue River is a tailwater river that fishes throughout the year depending on the proximity to the dam. There are amazing Caddis, Midges, Stones and Mayfly hatches, with the Green Drake hatch being the most renowned.

Techniques & Tips

Nymphing has been the ticket for producing fish. Fish a rig with an attractor fly like a small stonefly or pheasant tail or by throwing midges. Rs 2's, disco midges, zebra's and miracle midges are a great starting point.

7-Day Forecast

Better weather this week. 50-60* rain in the forecast so be prepared for that.

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