Big Thompson River Below Lake Estes:
The Flow is 22 CFS above Lake Estes. Updated 2/15/2017. The Flow below Lake Estes holding steady at 25 CFS. Warm weather the past week has opened up a lot more of the River downstream. The fishing has been good with nymphs and small midges. Micro Mayfly, Zebra Midges, Tan sow bug, RS-2 in Black and sparkle wing RS2. Lead with Tarnished Bead Micro May or Pheasant tail with Blue Poison Tung or Red Two Bit Hooker in the middle and a Ken and Barbie or Famous Amos on the bottom. The inlet to Lake Estes has a few places along the golf course with open water.