Colorado River - Upper Colorado, Pumphouse to Grandy, Colorado Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
Fly Fishing Map of Colorado River, CO
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Colorado River - Upper Colorado, Pumphouse to Grandy, Colorado Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Colorado River is currently Good

Water flow: 600 at Windy Gap, 1410 cfs in Kremmling, 69.2 cfs at Williams Fork

Visibility: 48 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 40 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

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

Best stretch: Pumphouse to Statebridge for floats

Best access point: Pumphouse for walk and wading or up into Gore Canyon. Higher up into Breeze, Paul Gilbert, or Lone Buck has been good as well.

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Midges, BWO patterns, emerger patterns, Stoneflies

Fish species: Trout

Fishing season: Year Round

Nearest airport: Kremmling, Eagle, DIA

Colorado River, Upper Description

The upper Colorado River is one of the most picturesque rivers in Colorado to fish. The river is lined with cottonwood trees, providing shelter for Bald Eagles. The riffles, runs and deep pools that the upper Colorado River boasts hold very large wild Browns and Rainbows. The Colorado is a classic freestone that fishes well through out the year. The William's Fork, near Parshall, CO, feeds the Colorado, which ...

Techniques & Tips

Nymphing, stoneflies, Pts, worms, leeches, midges and bwo

7-Day Forecast

Better weather this week 50*-high 60*'s


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