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Weather in  Estes Park 
Current Forecast
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:15 am MDT
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Barometer: 30.35 in
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Fishing Report

Map of Great Fishing Spots

Courtesy of the experts at Scot's Sporting Goods, see our map of the best fishing spots in and around Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park. 

Click here to download and print map.

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Rivers in Estes Park Area

BIG THOMPSON RIVER BELOW THE DAM - 
nymPhDs in the morning and dries in the afternoon.  Rs2, pheasant tails in size 18 and 20 for the morning and flying black ants, BWO size 16 and 18 in the afternoons. Try grasshoppers too.
 
 
BIG THOMPSON RIVER ABOVR THE DAM.   
Gold kastmasters and worms.  Flying black ant, elk hair Caddis and BWO.
 
FALL RIVER.
Worms fished off the bottom outside of RMNP.
 
 

Lakes in Estes Park

LAKE ESTES

Worms, pink power bait fished off the bottom.  Also reports on salmon eggs and bubble fly with flying black ant, renegads and orange Asher's

 

MARY'S LAKE

 Worms and power bait, MULTI-color.  Bubble fly with renegades and orange Asher's 

Fishing Rocky Mountain National Park

LILLY LAKE    Not a good year for Lilly.  They will be restocking with fry again this year.  Loss of fish probably due to new outlet vs old drain system(not last years flood)

SPRAGUE LAKE. Silver and gold kastmasters are working.  Bubble fly fishing with the orange Asher and Renegade in the eveings and mornings has been good!

HIGH MTN LAKES All lakes free of ice!   Size 18 and loop wing emerges Are working as well as size 18 mosquitos and size 16 flying black ants.

MORAINE PARK.  Flying black ants, grasshoppers and BWO are working. Also try prince bead head nymphs off the bottom. Glacier creek doing well on same dries as Moraine Park.

 

ROARING RIVER  no reports yet.  Loss of fish due to flood.  Should be back fishable next yr.

 

FOR OTHER REPORTS ON COLORADO FISHING CHECK OUT THIS SITE

www.ColoradoFishing.net

Fishing Tips from the Pros at Scot's Sporting Goods