River Report
Report Bugs Weather Map River Rating: River Flow: 36 cfsCurrent Temp: 54°F 
River Statistics:
»Below Lake Estes
Current:   36 cfs
6 Hrs Ago:   36 cfs
12 Hrs Ago:   36 cfs
Gage Height:   0.75 ft

The Big T is fishing fantastically! However, on those raw occasion of the hot and sunny days the waters are flirting with the mid 60's and the fishing is a bit slow. We have had numerous reports of the fish picking up with the amount of BWO's that have been hatching in the late evening. The best times to fish have been before 10am and after 4pm when the shadows get long. Look for sporadic hatches BWO's, Caddis, Midges, Stones, and a few drakes. Dry dropper has been good in the pocket waters of lower canyon, and if the day is stormy and unsettled the dry fly fishing has been better with caddis, stones, and BWO's. The last several hours of the day are particularly good with caddis and BWO's. Skating caddis has been really good just before dark. Solid flies for the box are Poison Tungs, Rainbow warriors, Sparkle Wing RS2's, Girdle Bugs, Caddis Emergers, Foam Stones, Sow Bugs, and Caddis Larva. Now that we are stepping into fall, we have seen solid numbers of BWO's throughout the Canyon all the way up to the dam.

Report Updated On: 10/02/2015
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