Fishing Report for the Roaring Fork Valley

  • Roaring Fork River Report

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    Roaring Fork River Flow: 178cfs/Aspen (Jaffe Park), 376cfs Basalt, 535cfs Glenwood Springs Conditions: Significantly improved after a few weeks of monsoonal rains – clarity is also perfect now! In fact, the noon river closures below Carbondale…

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  • Crystal River Report

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    Crystal River – Flow: 140 cfs/Redstone, 109 cfs/Carbondale Conditions: August and September yield the best fishing of the entire year along the mighty Crystal! Despite several mudslides weeks ago, the Crystal River has cleared very nicely…

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  • Frying Pan River Report

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    Frying Pan River Flow: Expected to go to 300cfs by the end of Monday 8/16. Conditions: Higher flows, clear and cold. This is the month for Green Drakes to hatch in abundance along the river! Hatches…

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  • Roaring Fork Report

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    Roaring Fork River Flow: 278cfs/Aspen (Jaffe Park), 521cfs Basalt, 788cfs Glenwood Springs Conditions: Low and clear with plenty of foot and loads of boat traffic with dangerously increasing water temps–this is a great time to leave…

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  • Crystal River Report

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    Crystal River – Flow: 196 cfs/Redstone, 126 cfs/Carbondale Conditions: Great level for dry fly fishing right now!  Low and clear water with the best fishing occurring above Redstone where water temps are ideal (cooler). The lower…

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  • Frying Pan River Report

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    Frying Pan River Flow: 143cfs/below Ruedi Reservoir Conditions: Clear, cold and recently increased flows have benefitted the hatches, fish and angler. Crowds are heavy on a daily basis. Hatches are consisting of PMDs and BWOs below…

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  • Colorado River Report–RIVER CLOSED TO FISHING

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    Colorado River – Flow: 2170 cfs/Glenwood Springs Conditions: ALL DAY FISHING CLOSURE DUE TO HIGH WATER TEMPERATURES FROM KREMMLING TO RIFLE.  THIS CLOSURE IS LIKELY TO CONTINUE UNTIL SOMETIME IN SEPTEMBER. Flies Dries: N/A Nymphs: N/A…

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  • Roaring Fork River Report

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    Roaring Fork River Flow: 383cfs/Aspen (Jaffe Park), 610cfs Basalt, 1120cfs Glenwood Springs Conditions: The river has reached peak runoff and is now rapidly decreasing. Water clarity has been superb and very fishable throughout its entirety (a…

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