Roaring Fork River Fishing Report

Roaring Fork River Fishing Report
August 24, 2023 manager
In River Reports

Roaring Fork River

Flow: 182cfs/Aspen (Jaffe Park), 539cfs/Basalt, 879cfs/Glenwood Springs

Conditions: There’s no doubt that this is the best August of fishing we’ve had in several years as we’re now reaping the rewards of a good snowpack coupled with monsoonal afternoon showers. The hopper fishing has been better than usual and guides are reporting hopper eats most days. Rubberlegs and yellow sally stoneflies are still fishing as are a variety of Euro jigs like perdigons, frenchies and bullets. Smaller, tiny and shiny BWO nymphs are good bets as dropper flies. The streamer fishing has generally been limited to the early morning hours. Feel free to give us a call for daily river conditions at 970.963.5741


Dries: Renegades, Caddis Variant Ginger, Stimi’s, Foam Elk Hair Caddis, Chubby Chernobyl Gold/Olive, Juicy Hopper, Fat Alberts, Parachute Hopper

Nymphs: 20Inchers, Rubberleg Stones, Zirdles, Tactical Turds, BH Electric Caddis,  HE-Mans, FKA Prince, Dick Teasers, GuidesChoice HE, PMD Mayhems, Rainbow Warriors, Duracells, Perdigons, Bullets, Soft Hackle PT, RS2s, Black/gray Mayhems

Streamers: Rusty Trombones, Sculpilicious, Sculpzilla, Mini Dungeons, Beldar Buggers, Thin Mints