South Platte River - 11-Mile Canyon, Colorado Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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South Platte River - 11-Mile Canyon, Colorado Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Fish are in heads of runs where there is more oxygen and cover. Please don't cross redds.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing South Platte River is currently Just OK

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Royal Gorge Anglers
Angler's Covey
Sunrise Anglers

Water flow: 70cfs

Visibility: 24 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 48 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: Mornings

Best stretch: Springer Up

Best access point: Co Rd 96, Lake George, CO

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Midges, BWOs, Tricos

Fish species: Rainbow Trout; Cutthroat Trout; Brown Trout; Cuttbows

Fishing season: Year Around

Nearest airport: Colorado Springs

Person Fishing in a stream

South Platte River, 11-Mile Description

Elevenmile Canyon starts just below Elevenmile Reservoir. Although the reservoir is situated on the open/ windy plateau of South Park, Elevenmile Canyon a completely different scenario all together with pine and fir trees, tremendous rock outcroppings, and gorgeous pools. The installation of changes in DOW regulations since 2001 have improved and preserved this fishery. Elevenmile Canyon is now artificial flies ...

Techniques & Tips

Euro systems that get deep quickly, Trico spinners

7-Day Forecast

flows reduced for dam repair. As we move into a lower flow time period with air temps still warm please be sure to watch water temp and revive fish if needed...Protect the resource!

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