Clear Creek, Colorado Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Fly Fishing Map of Clear Creek, CO
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Clear Creek, Colorado Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Much of the river is locked up in ice,,, sections closer to Golden are open Hard rain in the canyon is clearing up winter's mess,,, Watch out for calving ice shelves
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Clear Creek is currently Just OK

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Sunrise Anglers
Freestone Outfitters

Water flow: 44 + -CFS at Golden

Visibility: 60 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 33 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: Any time you can, afternoon

Best stretch: Town

Best access point: canyon pulloffs

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

midges. Micro streamers

Fish species: Browns, Rainbows, Cutts

Fishing season: All year

Nearest airport: Denver Int. Airport

Clear Creek Description

The Clear Creek watershed is truely amazing. Suffering from the ravages of mining for the last century, parts of Clear Creek are back and producing healthy populations of rainbows, browns, and in higher stretches, cutthroat. Starting on the eastern slopes of the continental divide, Clear Creek begins its journey to the Platte River on Loveland Pass. This upper section is a mixture of private and forest land. ...

Techniques & Tips

classic pocket water, larger pools and runs Requires a slower approach when throwing drys, high sticking, or indicator nymphing

7-Day Forecast

consider the tailwaters this time of year

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