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
Typically its best to focus your efforts on deep tail-outs in the mornings with heavier nymph rigs. BWOs will hatch on cloudy days in the afternoons along with Midge hatches
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: 550cfs

Visibility: 36 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 52 Degrees F

Water condition: Stained

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, PMDs

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

Fishing season: Year Around

Nearest airport: Colorado Springs

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

Western or Tactical nymphing.

7-Day Forecast

Water is now being released and this should continue matching inflow

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