Big Thompson River Below Lake Estes:
The Flow is 54 CFS above Lake Estes. Updated 8/24/2016. The Flow is running 56 CFS below Estes. Dry Fly action is really good on the lower Big T. Dry fly action is best with Cutters Caddis. Dry Dropper with Jacks 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 Copper Ribbed 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.