Big Thompson River Below Lake Estes:
The Flow is 31 CFS above Lake Estes. Updated 9/28/2016. The Flow is running 39 CFS below Estes. Dry Fly action is really good on the lower Big T. Dry fly action is best with Chubby Chernobyl or Fat Albert. Dry Dropper with Jakes Trigger Belly or Chubby Chernobyl on top with Red Two Bit Hooker down.The fishing has been very 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 in the middle. The inlet to Lake Estes is fishing fair.