River Report
Report Bugs Weather Map River Rating: Current Temp: 12°F 
River Statistics:
Salida
Current:   352 cfs
6 Hrs Ago:   352 cfs
12 Hrs Ago:   373 cfs
24 Hrs Ago:   373 cfs
Gage Height:   2.91 ft

Fishing on the Ark is getting better and better every day, and the bug choices are starting to grow as well. Throwing small black Stoneflies, BWO's, and Midges under an indicator will get the job done most any day. With the flows still pretty low, fishing lighter tippet will be paramount to your success- think 5 and 6x fluorocarbon. The tailwater section through Pueblo is a great option, but now that we've seen some warmer weather, the upper reaches of the river are fishing great as well. A recent weekend adventure for RMA guide Hurley to Hecla Junction was a huge success! As well as nymphing, dry fly opportunities should present themselves as the day warms up- a Para Extended Body BWO or Para Adams should do the job at fooling rising fish. Finally, don't hesitate to throw on a Worm or egg as your point fly- these general attractors will not only get fish looking towards your other flies, but will pull plenty of eats themselves. The Ark is a fantastic choice right now for anyone who finds themselves with a day off and wants to get out and rip some lips!

Report Updated On: 03/30/2017
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Casting a fly in a tranquil mountain stream, feeling the tug on the line, and holding a beautiful rainbow trout makes us feel alive and intensely connected with nature. Fly fishing is our way of life and we are blessed with hundreds of nearby rivers and streams just a short distance away from Boulder. From the swift spring waters of the Clear Creek to the meandering bends of the South Platte, it's critical to consider fishing conditions in advance and prepare accordingly. We rely on our experienced guides who venture into the wild to let us know which rivers favor fly fishing, where fish are biting, and which fly patterns are most effective. Planning a successful fishing trip also requires knowledge of stream flows at various river points and an accurate weather forecast for a given destination. At Rocky Mountain Anglers, we are dedicated to providing all avid anglers with detailed and timely information about hatches, water, and weather conditions. So before you head out the door on your next fishing adventure, visit our web site to find valuable information that will prepare you for a successful trip. Have fun chasing after your next trophy trout and enjoy nature's beauty!The Rocky Mountain Anglers Crew
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