River Report
Report Bugs Weather Map River Rating: River Flow: 1380 cfs
River Statistics:
»Glenwood Springs
Current:   1380 cfs
6 Hrs Ago:   1360 cfs
12 Hrs Ago:   1300 cfs
24 Hrs Ago:   1300 cfs
Gage Height:   3.78 ft

Current:   459 cfs
6 Hrs Ago:   475 cfs
12 Hrs Ago:   493 cfs
24 Hrs Ago:   432 cfs
Gage Height:   4.15 ft

Fall is here and the Colorado is still a great option. Flows are down, the water is clear, and the crowds have thinned. Overnight lows have got some of the fish feeling in that type of a way, so egg patterns could produce. Do your best to not walk on gravel beds or drag your boat across them.

During those cold mornings perhaps try nymphing first with flies like Biot Epoxy Gold Stone, PT�??s in #16-#20, baetis, two bits, zebra midges, eggs and worms. When the air starts to warm up and the bugs begin to pop, think about fishing some dries. Fish an attractor dry like a Hippie Stomper or a Stimi, followed by a BWO or caddis, depending on what you�??re seeing during that part of the day.

For you streamer junkies, keep doin�?? your thing. Flies like the Gonga, Dungeon, Mini-Dungeon, and Peanut Envy all moved fish.

The leaves are turning and river rafting trips are all but done. Get out there and enjoy it while you can!

Report Updated On: 10/10/2018
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