River Report
Report Bugs Weather Map River Rating: River Flow: 71 cfs
River Statistics:
»Below Stagecoach
Current:   71 cfs
6 Hrs Ago:   72 cfs
12 Hrs Ago:   71 cfs
24 Hrs Ago:   71 cfs
Gage Height:   3.03 ft

Steamboat Springs
Current:   105 cfs
6 Hrs Ago:   111 cfs
12 Hrs Ago:   112 cfs
24 Hrs Ago:   107 cfs
Gage Height:   1.27 ft

Yampa through town: Water levels are down and fish are starting to move into more oxygenated lies such as riffles and pockets. Be sure to target these areas with a hopper/dropper or a light nymph rig tailing stoneflies, PMD nymphs, and smaller may fly nymphs. Try to fish when the sun is not super high, meaning morning starts and also as the sun starts to go down. Tricos will start to be a presence as we head into September. Yampa Tailwater: Fishing has been good with smaller offerings, BWOs, Midges, tricos as we head into fall are the mainstay. You can have good dry fly fishing in here, but try using light tippets given these fish see some pressure. Venturing downstream to the Sarvis Creek confluence can fish a bit more like a freestone, some bigger fish can turn on streamers as well.

Report Updated On: 08/26/2019
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