Fishing Report - Rivers and Lakes around Estes Park and RMNP
Big Thompson River Below Lake Estes:
Fishing good down to the old handicap access at mile marker 72. Lead with a Tungsten Prince Nymph #16, Prince of Darkness #16 or a Tung. CDC Pheasant Tail #16, trailed with a WD 40 #22, Copper-Ribbed RS2 #22, Sparkle-Winged RS2 #22 or a red Jujubee #24 and an olive jujubaetis #24. Dries that are working are Sprouts Baetis #22 or a Trailing Shuck Midge #24.
Big Thompson below Drake:
Mary’s Lake and Lake Estes:
Fishing great for bait fisherman using pink power bait or Salmon Eggs. Best flies a black Wooly Bugger #12 or a black Bunny Leach #8.
Rocky Mountain National Park:
Fly of the Week: Trailing Shuck Midge #24
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