River Report
Report Bugs Weather Map River Rating: River Flow: 210 cfs
River Statistics:
Current:   210 cfs
6 Hrs Ago:   215 cfs
12 Hrs Ago:   210 cfs
24 Hrs Ago:   221 cfs
Gage Height:   5.91 ft

Current:   2080 cfs
6 Hrs Ago:   2080 cfs
12 Hrs Ago:   2170 cfs
24 Hrs Ago:   2070 cfs
Gage Height:   10.69 ft

Visibility is tough right now on the Ark, in pretty much all sections due to the warming weather kicking runoff into full effect. That being said, fishing bigger bugs and bigger dry dropper type rigs along the edges will still pick up some fish. Streamer fishing is also not a bad idea in these conditions. Don't be afraid to fish heavier tippet and add plenty of weight when nymphing with the high and off color water. Make sure if you do decide to fish a streamer to get them down too; bugs like girdle bugs/rubber legs, squirmy worms, bigger caddis larvae, jigged attractors, etc. are a good bet with snowmelt coming down. For dry flies, it's hard to beat the Chubby Chernobyl, but pounding the banks with a hopper, bigger caddis, or even a bigger parachute adams is a fun way to fish the Ark. Hope for cloudy, cooler days to help keep things stable in terms of flows and clarity.

Report Updated On: 06/08/2019
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