Fishing Report

Big Thompson River Below Lake Estes:  3.5

Fishing good down to the old handicap access at mile marker 72. Lead with a Tungsten Prince Nymph #16, Prince of Darkness #16  or a Tung. CDC Pheasant Tail #16, trailed with a Two Bit Hooker Red #20, WD 40 #20, Blue Poison Tung #20, Copper-Ribbed RS2 #22, Sparkle-Winged RS2 #22  or a Tung. Pink or Purple San Juan Worm #16. Dries that are working best…Royal Wulff #20, Pearl Elkhair Caddis #18, Extended Body BWO #20 or Parachute Adam #20.

Big Thompson below drake:  1.0

Water is looking more clear and a few fish are being caught.

Mary’s Lake and Lake Estes:  3.0

Fishing great for bait fisherman using pink power bait or Salmon Eggs.  Best flies have been Renegades #16, Hornbergs #14 and Orange Asher #16 on the surface, or a Tung. Prince Nymph #14 or a CDC Pheasant Tail #14, trailed with a Purple or Pink Squiggly Worm #16.

Rocky Mountain National Park:

Moraine Park: 3.0 

Parawulff Adam #20, Parachute Adam #20 or an Extended BWO #20, trailed with a Purple Squiggly Worm #16 or a Mighty Mite #20.

Glacier Creek:   3.5

Use a Royal Wulff #20 or a Parawulff  Adam #20, trailed with a Copper-beaded Micro Mayfly #18 or a Tung. Pink San Juan Worm #16.

Big Thompson above Moraine:  3.5

Royal Wulff #18, BWO #20, Tung. Micro Mayfly #16 or a Prince Nymph #16, trailed with a Pink or Purple San Juan Worm #16, CDC Pheasant Tail #16 or a Two Bit Hooker Red #18.

Roaring River:  

Fishing best in the Alluvial Fan, using a #16 pink San Juan Worm, trailed with a Mighty Mite #20. May also try a CDC Cluster Midge #18 or an Extended-Body BWO #20, trailed with a Brown Gidget #20 or a Crystal Hunchback Baetis #20.

St Vrain in wild Basin: 4.0

Use a Parachute Adam #18, Royal Wulff #18, Parawulff Adam #20 or a CDC Pheasant Tail #16, trailed with a Mighty Mite #20, Tung. Beaded Pink San Juan Worm #16 or a Purple Worm #16.

Lily Lake:  

Few fish being caught, but will fish best with pink scuds #18 or an Orange Asher #18 or Hi-Vis Griffith’s Gnat #20 on the surface.

Spraque Lake:  4.0

Use a Parachute Adam #20 or a CDC Cluster Midge #20, trailed with a Mighty Mite #22 or a Chrystal Hunchback Baetis #20.

High Mountain Lakes: 

All High Mountain Lakes: 3.5

Use an Orange Asher #18, CDC Cluster Midge #20, Yaeger’s Neversink Gnat #20 or a Parawulff Adam #20, trailed with a Copper-beaded Micro Mayfly #18, Copper-Beaded Flashback Pheasant Tail #20 or a Crystal Hunchback Baetis #22.

Fly of the Week: Parawulff Adam #20

 

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