River Report
Report Bugs Weather Map River Rating: River Flow: 8 cfsCurrent Temp: 32°F 
River Statistics:
»Below Gross Reservoir
Current:   8 cfs
6 Hrs Ago:   8 cfs
12 Hrs Ago:   8 cfs
24 Hrs Ago:   8 cfs
Gage Height:   0.23 ft

Near Eldorado Canyon
Current:   9 cfs
6 Hrs Ago:   9 cfs
12 Hrs Ago:   9 cfs
24 Hrs Ago:   8 cfs
Gage Height:   2.04 ft

With the flows on SBC at a winter minimum, the fish are really concentrated in the deeper water. Although the water is on the lower side, the fishing has remained solid for most everyone who's ventured down there. Mornings below Gross have been cool, so expect nymphs to be your top producer until the warmest part of the day. Eggs, Rainbow Warriors, and Poison Tungs trailed by small BWO nymphs and Midges have been the best rig for getting eats. As the day wears on, expect to see a few more heads poking through the surface film, munching on Midges and the occasional leftover BWO. Smokejumper Midges and Mole Flies are top choices when trying to fool these fish, and running 5 and even 6X tippet will improve your shot at a banner day. Don't be afraid to strip a black Sculpzilla through the deeper holes, as the streamer bite has been better than expected too. Going "stealth-mode" on these fish is mandatory at minimum flows; wear dull colors, walk slowly, and try and present your flies in a delicate manner as to avoid spooking all the fish in a hole. Last but not least, watch your footing, as the ice down there can catch you off-guard! Some fish have been showing up out East as well- think South of Town- and the fish out there can be surprisingly large. Call the shop for directions and the most up to date reports for South Boulder Creek!

Report Updated On: 11/07/2015
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