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Clear Creek

Latest Guide Report

10-19-2020

Report by: Rachel Donati
We spent the morning fishing on Clear Creek. It was a brisk fall morning with some partial cloud coverage. Water is cold, clear, and low. We fished hopper double dropper rigs. Chubbies on top with a perdigon midge combo dropped below. We were able to net fish on poison blue tungs.

FRA Guide Christian Krauss

 

Guide Rating
/5
Weather Experienced

Clear
Temperature:
Wind Conditions: Calm
Precipitation: None
Water Observations

Clear
Water Temperature:
Flow Level: CFS
Runoff? Clear

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About Clear Creek Fly Fishing

When all the rivers and streams seem to be overloaded with anglers, Clear Creek always has an empty hole to fish. Clear Creek parallels I-70 from just east of Idaho Springs to Georgetown. Idaho Springs is 32 miles west of Denver. For access to the stream, take exit 240 at Idaho Springs. Turn left, then turn right on old Highway 6. The stream is open to fishing most of its length.

The water can be swift, so care should be taken while wading. a basic 4- or 5-weight outfit is fine, but bring plenty of split shot.