Taylor River - Central CO Rockies, Colorado Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Taylor River - Central CO Rockies, Colorado Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
C&R:300 CFS Almont: 350 CFS The Taylor River is fishing well right now with PMD's, Stones, and Caddis all hatching. The dry fly fishing has been great, and dry droppers also producing well. Starting the morning with caddis and stones is a great option, transitioning to PMD's midday. The caddis will continue sporadically throughout the afternoon. For specific patterns stop into the fly shop 7 says/week!
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Taylor River is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
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Water flow: C&R: 275 cfs Almont: 344 cfs

Visibility: 53 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 58 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: 10am - 8pm

Best stretch: Taylor River SWA

Best access point: Taylor River SWA

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Green Drakes, PMD's, Caddis, Stoneflies, BWO's, Midges

Fish species: Trout

Fishing season: Summer

Nearest airport: Gunnison-Crested Butte Airport

Person Fishing in a stream

Taylor River Description

The Taylor River is fed from high up in the Colorado Rockies and drains into Taylor Reservoir at about 9,300 feet. The tailwater below the dam flows down through Taylor Canyon some 20 miles before it joins the East River to form the Gunnison River at Almont. The Taylor is a medium-sized river which contains deep pools and pocket water, and plenty of riffles and runs. The bottom releases from Taylor Reservoir ...

Techniques & Tips

Dry Flies, Nymphs, Streamers

7-Day Forecast

Nice weather this week, get out and enjoy the great summer fishing!


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