Colorado River - Lower Colorado, Colorado Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Colorado River - Lower Colorado, Colorado Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Colorado River is currently Fish somewhere else this week

Water flow: 12,600 CFS

Visibility: 4 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 48 Degrees F

Water condition: Muddy

Best time of day to fish: 11AM-3PM and 6PM to Dark

Best stretch: Glenwood Springs, New Castle and Silt

Best access point: Grizzly Creek and No Name exits in Glenwood Canyon, Devereaux Road in Glenwood Springs, Dinosaur to New Castle areas

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Stoneflies Blue-winged Olive

Fish species: Trout

Fishing season: Year Round (Prime: March 1 - October 31)

Nearest airport: Eagle County Airport & Garfield County Airport

Colorado River, Lower Description

The Colorado River flows for many miles through the state of Colorado, a large portion of which is prime trout habitat. The Lower Colorado included in these reports begins at State Bridge and ends at the town of Rifle, which could be considered the lowest end of prime trout fishing. This length encompasses some 80 river miles in western Colorado that meanders through wide mountain valleys and numerous canyons, ...

Techniques & Tips

Nymphing big stoneflies close to the bank in the eddies behind rocks will be the name of the game for awhile.

7-Day Forecast

River is going to get bigger with warmer temperatures and more snow melt occurring.


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