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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.

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Rivers in Estes Park Area

BIG THOMPSON RIVER BELOW THE DAM -  Try prince nymphs size 16, rainbow warriors size 20. Also BWO size 16-22

Dries are also working like BWO, Adams Parachute, and Elk hair caddis

Also, try wd40, rs2, in small sizes

BIG THOMPSON RIVER ABOVE THE DAM.  prince nymphs, rs-2 and wd40

FALL RIVER.,  rs-2 wd40 and dries like fly black ants

Lakes in Estes Park

LAKE ESTES

Worms and dardevils.  also try power bait in the pink color. Also Kastmasters in gold and silver

MARY’S LAKE- Working well with power bait, worms and salmon eggs. Also panther martin spinners in yellow and black.  bubble fly with adams in the evening.

Fishing Rocky Mountain National Park

SPRAGUE LAKE Good fishing in the evening.  Try size 18 parachute mosquito or flying black ant, also BWO extended bodies

HIGH MTN LAKE, all lakes open and fishing well.  flying black ants, adams parachute, renegades

MORAINE PARK   flying black ants, rs-2.  Also try BWO size 16,

ROARING RIVER flying black ants

Other Colorado Fishing Areas

FOR OTHER REPORTS ON COLORADO FISHING CHECK OUT THIS SITE

www.ColoradoFishing.net

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