River Report
Report Bugs Weather Map River Rating: River Flow: 36 cfs
River Statistics:
»Below Stagecoach
Current:   36 cfs
6 Hrs Ago:   37 cfs
12 Hrs Ago:   37 cfs
24 Hrs Ago:   37 cfs
Gage Height:   2.59 ft

Steamboat Springs
Current:   81 cfs
6 Hrs Ago:   87 cfs
12 Hrs Ago:   93 cfs
24 Hrs Ago:   82 cfs
Gage Height:   1.20 ft

Yampa through Steamboat: This section is open to the public again! Now is a fantastic time to head on up to the Boat and catch a few trout right through town. As temperatures continue to drop expect to find fish holding in deep winter runs. Nymphing will be the most effective way to catch trout, but don't be hesitant to tie on a streamer and hunt for some of the larger fish that call this river home. On overcast days there can even be some outstanding dry fly fishing. Eggs, worms, leeches, midges, and BWOs are the ticket.

Yampa below Stagecoach Res: Fishing has been very productive on this tailwater stretch. Make sure you're using light fluorocarbon tippet (5x or 6x), light indicators, longer leaders, and small flies on this section of the Yampa. We like to keep in simple with our fly selection this time of year, usually consisting of eggs, Bling midges, Top Secret midges, Jujubaetis, d-midges, and plenty of RS2's. The road leading to this section can be dicey, so make sure and check to weather report before making the journey to this section of river.

Report Updated On: 11/12/2020
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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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