River Report
Report Bugs Weather Map River Rating: River Flow: 148 cfs
River Statistics:
»Below Gross Reservoir
Current:   148 cfs
6 Hrs Ago:   148 cfs
12 Hrs Ago:   148 cfs
24 Hrs Ago:   148 cfs
Gage Height:   1.3 ft

Near Eldorado Canyon
Current:   40 cfs
6 Hrs Ago:   41 cfs
12 Hrs Ago:   42 cfs
24 Hrs Ago:   40 cfs
Gage Height:   2.47 ft

There's definitely a good bit of water cranking through South Boulder Creek below Gross Reservoir, but current flows of around 270 CFS are definitely playable with small streamers, nymph rigs, attractor dries in the back eddies and pockets, etc. Worms, stones, leeches, caddis larvae, etc. are going to all be working -- think slightly bigger, flashier dropper bugs in more of a #12-16 size range as long as the water is still up in the 200+ CFS range. Try a beetle or ant in here on windy, warm days in the summer and get ready to see some noses breaking the surface. If fishing farther up toward the dam discharge below gross, scuds and even mysis can be worth putting on the rig. Keep an eye out for drakes up here, too.

Report Updated On: 07/01/2018
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