Big Thompson River Below Lake Estes:
The Flow is 36 CFS above Lake Estes. Updated 10/11/2016. The Flow is running 48 CFS below Estes. Dry Fly action is still good on warm days 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 Blue Poison Tung as a dropper. 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 good.