Fly Fishing Reports For Boulder Colorado

We realize that for most folks, fly fishing is a passion you enjoy on the weekends, after work, or when the conditions justify calling in sick! You want to maximize your time when you do get an opportunity to get out to your favorite spot. That’s exactly why we strive to keep our Boulder fly fishing reports up to date more than any other shop in the region. No more spending half of your outing trying to figure out why the fish keep refusing your fly!

 

Fishing Around Boulder In A Nutshell

Boulder Creek See Full Report

Boulder Creek is finally is fishing very well.  Fishing dry droppers with a chubby or Amy’s Ant on top and a caddis, pheasant tail, or frenchie as the dropper will serve you well.  If you get on on the creek, don’t be afraid to fish larger nymphs or small streamers to induce strikes as back up options.

Boulder Creek Water Flow Graphs

South Boulder Creek See Full Report

The flows are finally at a fishable level. If you do decide to hike in, fish larger flies and look for pockets or seams where there is less flow.  Often times, this will be directly on the bank.

South Boulder Creek Water Flow Graphs

Clear Creek See Full Report

Clear Creek is coming into it’s own.  The flows are dropping and fishing is picking up.  Caddis, Caddis, Caddis!

Clear Creek Water Flow Graphs

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Big Thompson See Full Report

The Big Thompson below Olympus Dam has finally dropped to an acceptable level. Drakes, caddis, PMD’s and yellow sallies are present. The canyon is one of the best places to fish on the front range right now.

Big Thompson River Water Flow Graphs

Blue River See Full Report

In Silverthorne, the typical Mysis and (black, grey and red) midge combo on 6x-7x is still your best bet. Fishing a small PMD Barr emerger, Top Secret midge or small pheasant tail will also work.

Blue River Water Flow Graphs