Fishing Report for the Roaring Fork Valley

  • Roaring Fork River Report

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    Roaring Fork River Flow: 96cfs/Aspen (Jaffe Park), 401cfs Basalt, 602cfs Glenwood Springs Conditions: Low, clear and cold water conditions and vastly improved fishing. BWOs are certainly the main event now with sporadic hopper, trico and midge…

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  • Crystal River Report

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    Crystal River – Flow: 65 cfs/Redstone, 7 cfs/Carbondale Conditions: Very low water conditions along the lower river below Avalanche Creek. The river above Redstone has been fishing significantly better. Still low and clear, stealth is of…

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  • Frying Pan River Report

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    Frying Pan River Flow: 292cfs/below Ruedi Reservoir Conditions: Higher flows are expected to stay around until October. A varied mix of late summer and early fall insects are hatching including: green drakes/flavs, PMDs, Rusty Spinners, BWOs,…

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  • Colorado River Report

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    Colorado River – Flow: 1,800 cfs/Glenwood Springs Conditions: Colorado River brown with about 1-2’ft of visibility. Fishing closures were lifted several weeks ago and fishing has resumed. It’s not easy fishing out there by any means…

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  • 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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