Big Thompson River Report
Current Streamflow : Upper Big T at Moraine Park: N/A cfs, Big T above Lake Estes: 27 cfs, Big T Below Lake Estes: 80 cfs
The road is open and the Thompson has been fishing nicely! Fall flows are steady and the river is fishing well. Small attractors such as Chubby Chernobyl's, PMX's, and your favorite Beetles work great as the dry in a hopper dropper rig. Some good dropper options include Two-Bit Hooker Olive and Red (#16,18), Rainbow Warriors (#18,20) , Iron Sally (#14,16). Some small emergers like an RS2 or Juju Beatis are good to have on hand for hatches. Fall time is also streamer time to find those larger fish. Sparkle Minnows (#8), Thin Mints (#8-10) and Mini Dungeons (#6) are some good streamer options right now.
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Dries :: Chubby Chernobyls #10-16, PMX's #12-16, Yellow Sally #12-16, EC Caddis #12-16, Para Hoppers #10-16, Beetles #14-16, PMDs #12-14, Para Adams #16-22
Nymphs:: Copper Johns #12-18, Guides Choice Hare's Ear #14-18 , Poxyback PMD #12-14, Mayhem #18, Rainbow warrior #20-22, Iron Sally #14-18
Streamers:: Thin Mint #8-12, North Platte Spiders, Mini Dungeons, Sparkle Minnow #8
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