Latest Update: 11/20/2018
We will update these reports as often as necessary to keep our fellow anglers in tune with changes.

Current Streamflow : Upper Big T at Moraine Park: ICE cfs, Big T above Lake Estes: 29 cfs, Big T Below Lake Estes: 23 cfs



The road is open and the Thompson has been fishing nicely! Flows are steady and the river is fishing well. Blue Wings are still hatching through the late mornings and afternoons and fish are looking up. Parachute Adams and Extended Body BWO patterns in a smaller size (#20-22) have been extremely effective on the surface. Some good Nymphing options include Two-Bit Hookers in Olive and Red (#16,18), Rainbow Warriors (#18,20).  Some small emergers like an RS2 or Juju Baetis 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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Recommended Flies

Dries :: Blue Winged Olive #18-24, Eric's High Vis Midge #20-22, Griffith's Gnat #18-22, Adams #18-22

Nymphs:: Poison Tung #18-20, Copper Johns #16-22, Guides Choice Hare's Ear #14-18, Mayhem #18-20, Rainbow warrior #18-22, Two Bit Hooker #16-18, Foam Wing RS2 #18-22, Sparkle Wing RS2 #18-22, Otter Eggs

Streamers:: Thin Mint #8-12, North Platte Spiders, Mini Dungeons, Sparkle Minnow #8

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