River Report
Report Bugs Weather Map River Rating: River Flow: 65 cfsCurrent Temp: 81°F 
River Statistics:
»Above 4 mile Canyon
Current:   65 cfs
6 Hrs Ago:   53 cfs
12 Hrs Ago:   53 cfs
24 Hrs Ago:   53 cfs
Gage Height:   2.22 ft

Boulder
Current:   46 cfs
6 Hrs Ago:   22 cfs
12 Hrs Ago:   22 cfs
24 Hrs Ago:   22 cfs
Gage Height:   1.1 ft

Nederland
Current:   41 cfs
6 Hrs Ago:   42 cfs
12 Hrs Ago:   44 cfs
24 Hrs Ago:   44 cfs
Gage Height:   1.12 ft

Boulder Creek is banging on all cylinders. There is still plenty of water to fish any stitch between Boulder and Barker. Dry dropper is still banging with hoppers, ants, and beetles. The droppers we are having success with has started to shift to some smaller sized tungsten bead heads. Try droppers sized down to #20. Caddis, BWO, and midge patterns seem to be best these days. The BWO hatches are heating up as well, and small mayfly dries #16-#20 are good from late morning to early evening. Look for the creek to fish great through September and deep into October. As the nights start to cool you may see the fishing slow higher up in the canyon where the temperature drops with altitude. Cold nights may fish better closer to town; warm days you might be able to venture all the way to Castle Rock. Flows are steady at @55cfs and seem to be holding with the recent wet weather. Hot stretches have been the steeper reaches bellow Boulder Falls, and the stretch immediately below 4 Mile Canyon. Town has also been fishing great with some real rod benders coming out of the stretch close to the Library and the Justice Center.

Report Updated On: 09/15/2014
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