River Report
Report Bugs Weather Map River Rating: River Flow: 118 cfsCurrent Temp: 37°F 
River Statistics:
»Below Gross Reservoir
Current:   118 cfs
6 Hrs Ago:   118 cfs
12 Hrs Ago:   118 cfs
24 Hrs Ago:   118 cfs
Gage Height:   1.15 ft

Near Eldorado Canyon
Current:   15 cfs
6 Hrs Ago:   15 cfs
12 Hrs Ago:   16 cfs
24 Hrs Ago:   15 cfs
Gage Height:   2.21 ft

Flows are hanging at just over 100cfs, and they have been above 80cfs all winter long. With the flows at this volume, and the colder days of winter; we are seeing two fly nymph rigs be the best way to fish. Streamer bite has also been good as well. Try san juans, stones, or huevos on point; with smaller midge and baetis patterns as the dropper. The fish are liking the softer water, so look for edges and seams where the water is not moving too fast. The warming of the mid day hours has been the best time to fish. We haven't seen much more than midges hatching, but should soon see winter stones. The SBC tail water has been great all winter long, and as long as the flows stay above 25 cfs the ice shouldn't be an issue. 13 miles from the shop, this place is special and worth exploring. Good flies are: Rainbow Warrior, Poison Tung, Iron Lotus, Foam Back RS2, Tail Water Tiny, Prince Nymph, Pheasant Tail, and Smaller Copper johns down to #20. Just heard from Denver Water, and the flows here are going to be favorable through April. Get Wet!

Report Updated On: 01/23/2015
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