River Report
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River Statistics:
Glenwood Springs
Current:   1620 cfs
6 Hrs Ago:   1720 cfs
12 Hrs Ago:   1860 cfs
24 Hrs Ago:   1620 cfs
Gage Height:   3.81 ft

Its runoff, flows are up, rivers are swollen, days are hot and anglers are somewhat frustrated. The higher you go on the fork the better the water clarity will be. Closer to Aspen is your best bet. Later in the day will be clearer than in the morning. Stones, leeches, worms, baetis emergers, and midges all will do work for you. Dry dropper or short leash nymph rig will be best. Look for the slowest water available. Fish will be stacked along the banks as well. A well placed hopper along the bank will get a solid take or three. Streamers have been good too. Sculpzillas, buggers (olive, black, white), mini-dungeons, sparkle minnows and cheech's leech to name a few. The lower you go on the Fork the muddier and bigger the river gets. Be wary wading the lower sections as there is lots of loose mud and dirt and less paths to walk around on as the rivers have covered most of it up. The Pan can add a bit of clarity to the situation so don't be afraid to fish the confluence. Girdle bugs and BWO nymphs will do great for you as well as caddis. I like Rs2's #18-22, Barr's Emergers BWO #18-22, Juju Baetis #18-22 all dropped off. Fish can be fooled with a well skated dry caddis in the late evenings, but don't bet your lunch on it. Remember to cover water and find the fish. Angling pressure is still down as the season hasn't quite hit and fishing can be off the charts good. This time of year flows can be dynamic so call the shop for the most up to date river reports 303-447-2400

Report Updated On: 06/12/2017
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