River Report
Report Bugs Weather Map River Rating: River Flow: 77 cfs
River Statistics:
»Below Dillon Res
Current:   77 cfs
6 Hrs Ago:   77 cfs
12 Hrs Ago:   77 cfs
24 Hrs Ago:   77 cfs
Gage Height:   0.96 ft

Below Green Mountain Res.
Current:   170 cfs
6 Hrs Ago:   185 cfs
12 Hrs Ago:   187 cfs
24 Hrs Ago:   172 cfs
Gage Height:   3.37 ft

The Blue below Dillon is sitting around the 77 cfs mark. Winter tactics on this stretch of river will be your friend, light tippets, longer leaders, and stealthy approaches put fish in the bag. Mysis shrimp patterns trailed by your assortment of midges will feed fish. Water clarity is great, sight fishing to feeding fish is always a fun way to spend a couple hours. Stop in the shop for any questions or hot flies. Some favorites that tend to always get some interest below the Mysis are disco midges, top secret midges, mercury black beauties, biot midges, miracle midges... the list goes on. Fishing downstream of Silverthorne towards Kremmling can also be great this time of year. Do not expect to be very warm fishing down in there, but tight lines help with that. The Blue Below Green Mountain Res can also be a good time, even in the dead of winter, but beware of hiking down into this tailwater solo. When there is a good bit of snow and ice, even the most sure-footed of us have taken some spills scrambling around on the rocks down there. Give us a call for updated flows and reports, it is the time of year we are out there quite a bit!

Report Updated On: 01/03/2020
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