Big Thompson River Below Lake Estes:
The Flow is 22 CFS above Lake Estes. Updated 2/21/2017. The Flow below Lake Estes holding slightly above normal at 25 CFS. Warm weather the past 2 week has opened up the Big T all the way down to Drake. You can access the River from Estes Park down 34 to one mile past Drake. The construction closure is below Drake. 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.