River Report
Report Bugs Weather Map River Rating: River Flow: 70 cfsCurrent Temp: 61°F 
River Statistics:
»At Lyons
Current:   70 cfs
6 Hrs Ago:   69 cfs
12 Hrs Ago:   70 cfs
24 Hrs Ago:   72 cfs
Gage Height:   3.12 ft

Middle Saint Vrain at Peaceful Valley
Current:   28 cfs
6 Hrs Ago:   27 cfs
12 Hrs Ago:   26 cfs
24 Hrs Ago:   30 cfs
Gage Height:   2.76 ft

South Saint Vrain by Ward
Current:   24 cfs
6 Hrs Ago:   23 cfs
12 Hrs Ago:   25 cfs
24 Hrs Ago:   27 cfs
Gage Height:   1.91 ft

The Saint Vrain is on its way up as far as flow is concerned, but there is still good fishing to be had in the higher reaches. The best fishing will be within the Rocky Mountain National Park at the Wild Basin Trailhead. Those willing to hike about 1.5 miles up the trail will bypass a few of the larger feeder creeks and might start to find clearer, fishier water. Think Stimulators, PMX's, and Grand Hoppers up top trailing Blue Poison Tungs, Tungsten Electric Caddis, and Hotwire Caddis off the back. Lower down, the river has begun to get off color, but a big dry dropper rig with attractors and Caddis imitations will pick up fish. If fishing the canyon, know that much of the gravel is still loose from the flood, making walking and wading difficult- especially in these high flows. As with most local rivers right now, it will be a good idea to call the shop for the most up to date report at 303-447-2400, as conditions are changing constantly and runoff is tough to gauge in advance.

Report Updated On: 06/05/2016
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