River Report
Report Bugs Weather Map River Rating: River Flow: 50 cfsCurrent Temp: 54°F 
River Statistics:
»Below Gross Reservoir
Current:   50 cfs
6 Hrs Ago:   50 cfs
12 Hrs Ago:   51 cfs
24 Hrs Ago:   26 cfs
Gage Height:   0.67 ft

Near Eldorado Canyon
Current:   80 cfs
6 Hrs Ago:   80 cfs
12 Hrs Ago:   61 cfs
24 Hrs Ago:   63 cfs
Gage Height:   2.76 ft

As we all know the flows on South Boulder Creek constantly change...and right at the start of Run-off she has dropped to a steady flow around 25cfs. With most of our creeks in the local area muddy like a good chocolate milk this is steady and clear....cloudy days+50deg=BWO hatch in Walker Ranch....Your favorite Dry-dropper rig with some sort of subsurface bwo emerger should do the trick. A 3wt with a single Dry could be fun.....Fishing dries has also been productive on some lower portions of SBC...fishing through Eldorado canyon has been great with the drop in flows....either a dry dropper w/stonefly below or get ready to nymph the deeper pockets with a girdle bug to small black pheasant tail.....BWO's and midges are staying strong but in the past week some caddis have popped... get ready to swing some caddis emergers. Another option could be to head to the inlet to Gross Res. and swing some leaches and streamers for some of the big bow's that stack up looking for an easy spring meal....every year a 5-10lb rainbow is caught here...also try getting a long dead drift with a weighted worm somewhere in the mix. The hike in to the inlet is around 30min so bring everything you need and just watch out for the bait dunkers!

Report Updated On: 05/21/2015
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