San Miguel River, Colorado Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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San Miguel River, Colorado Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Yes we are OPEN! The lack of spring snow has the Miguel done with run off, and ready to fish. The water is still big so wade safely!
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing San Miguel River is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Telluride Fly Fishers
RIGS Adventure Co

Water flow: Moderate

Visibility: 27 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 55 Degrees F

Water condition: Stained

Best time of day to fish: Morning

Best stretch: From Deep Creek all the way to below Norwood Bridge..

Best access point: Most of the river is public. Look for deeper, slower water.

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Stoneflies, Mayflies, Caddis and hoppers are getting here!

Fish species: Trout

Fishing season: June 25-October 31st (Also March and April)

Nearest airport: TELLURIDE AIRPORT

San Miguel River Description

The breathtaking San Miguel River begins high in the mountains above Telluride, Colorado. From Telluride, the troutfishing runs for over 45 miles to the northwest where it eventually becomes a warmwater fishery. The San Miguel is a high gradient, freestone river with average depths between 1 and 3 feet. It has abundant pocket water with occasional pools and riffle-like runs. It holds five species of trout ...

Techniques & Tips

Hit the pockets and i like to carry two rods on this river one set up for drys, and one for nymphing.

7-Day Forecast

Its only going to get better!


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