River Report
Report Bugs Weather Map River Rating: River Flow: 59 cfsCurrent Temp: 84°F 
River Statistics:
»Below Lake Estes
Current:   59 cfs
6 Hrs Ago:   60 cfs
12 Hrs Ago:   60 cfs
24 Hrs Ago:   59 cfs
Gage Height:   1.02 ft

The Big T is fishing well, but on sunny, hot days the waters are flirting with the mid 60's and the fishing is a bit slow. The best times to fish have been before 11am and after 4pm when the shadows get long. Look for sporadic hatches of PMD's, Caddis, a few Drakes and Stones. 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 PMD's. Big streamers have been moving fish as well. The last several hours of the day are particularly good with caddis, Drakes, and PMD'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, Extended Body PMD's, Caddis Emergers, Foam Stones, Sow Bugs, and Caddis Larva. Look for this to be the steady report for the next month. Hot days are sometimes tough through the mid day hours; mornings and evenings are where it is at.

Report Updated On: 07/25/2015
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