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:

Frozen over.


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:

Frozen Over.

 

Fly of the Week:  Trailing Shuck Midge #24

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