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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 -  Water is now fishable but flowing strong.  Try Rainbow warriors.  Some dries like a grasshopper or Blue Winged Olive

BIG THOMPSON RIVER ABOVE THE DAM.   Flying black ants, BWO, Adams Parachute, grasshoppers

FALL RIVER.,  flying black ants, BWO, Adams Parachute, grasshoppers

Lakes in Estes Park

LAKE ESTES

Worms and dardevils.  Also try Mepps spinners in gold and silver, salmon eggs and panther martins spinners gold and black

MARY’S LAKE

Worms and power bait, power worms and power eggs try the pink color

Fishing Rocky Mountain National Park

SPRAGUE LAKE

Orange Asher dry fly in the evenings.  Also try a renegade fly

HIGH MTN LAKE All lakes open. Flying back ant, loop wing emerger, Renegade, size 18 yellow kicking hopper

MORAINE PARK   Bwo, Adams parachute, flying black ant. 

ROARING RIVER

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Other Colorado Fishing Areas

FOR OTHER REPORTS ON COLORADO FISHING CHECK OUT THIS SITE

www.ColoradoFishing.net

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