Arkansas River Tailwater - below Pueblo Reservoir, Colorado Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Arkansas River Tailwater - below Pueblo Reservoir, Colorado Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Fish are heavily concentrated in deep runs. Play them quickly and release carefully.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Arkansas River Tailwater is currently Good

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

Water flow: 76cfs

Visibility: 36 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 54 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: 9AM to 4PM

Best stretch: Quality water from Dam to Nature Center

Best access point: CO Rd 96

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Tricos Midges Caddis

Fish species: Rainbow Trout; Brown Trout

Fishing season: Year Around

Nearest airport: Pueblo

Person Fishing in a stream

Arkansas River Tailwater Description

The Pueblo Tailwater has grown to be one of the more productive fisheries on the Front Range of Colorado. One of the major attributes that attracts anglers to this section of water is the winter fishery. Anglers can expect more temperate weather and more productive flows in the winter than most tail waters in the state. This fishery produces some excellent size ranges of both Rainbow and Brown Trout, with solid ...

Techniques & Tips

Euro nymphing rigs with a smattering of dry fly fishing with Trico Spinnerfall

7-Day Forecast

Warm afternoon water. 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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