Clear Creek, Colorado Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Clear Creek, Colorado Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Gin clear water requires a stealthy approach,,, CALVING ice shelves,,, :)
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Clear Creek is currently Just OK

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Sunrise Anglers
Freestone Outfitters

Water flow: 38 cfs at Golden

Visibility: 36 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 32 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: Anytime PM warmer water

Best stretch: Canyon ,,, temperature taken at Kermits

Best access point: canyon pulloffs

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

midges, baetis, Ant, Micro streamers, caddis, midges, midges

Fish species: Browns, Rainbows, Cutts

Fishing season: All year

Nearest airport: Denver Int. Airport

Person Fishing in a stream

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 require a slower approach when throwing drys, high sticking, or indicator nymphing

7-Day Forecast

Small warm up will open more areas in the canyon Silver baetis are showing

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