Latest Update: 2/18/2019
We will update these reports as often as necessary to keep our fellow anglers in tune with changes.

Current Streamflow : ICE @ Canyon Mouth, 27 cfs @ Fort Collins, 4 @ North Fork Below Seaman Reservoir

Poudre River Fishing Report:

 

Winter is here on the Poudre River and most of the canyon is locked up. We still have some flowing water in town and on the North Fork at Gateway. Flows in town have bumped up over the last few days and fishing has been picking up. Just as a heads up for anyone planning on fishing the North Fork, the parking fee at Gateway is now in effect all year. The afternoons can produce some great dry fly fishing with smaller midges, but be ready with your 6x tippet if you plan to fish dries.  Midge and small bead heads like the Poison Tung.  or the Juju Midge are fishing well.

Patterns:  Some good options for nymphs are Poison Tung.  (#18,20), and JuJu Midge (#20,22) Zebra midge (#18-22) Rojo Midge (#20-22) Erik's HiVis Midge (#18-22) Sprout Midge (#20-24)

For any questions on how to tackle the Poudre whether it's location, rigs, or flies stop by either shop before you head out!

 

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Other Recommended Flies for the Cache la Poudre River ::

Dries:  Eric's Hi-Vis Midge #20-22, Sprout Midge #18-24, Biot Midge #20, Extended Body BWO #18-22, Para-Adams #20-#26, Griffith's Gnat #18-22

Nymphs: Beadhead prince #14-#18, Two Bit Hooker #16-#18, Rainbow Warrior #18-#20 Purple prince #14-#18, Poison Blue Tung #18-#20, Tung Guide's choice hare's ear #14-#18, Copper Ribbed RS2 #18, Mayhem #18, Barr's Emerger #18, JuJu Baetis #18-#22

Streamers: Thin Mints #6-10, Platte River Spider #4, Orange Blossom Special #8, Slump Buster Black #6, Aggravator Prince #6, 'Nilla Bugger #8-10, Sparkle Minnow, Trick or Treat #4, Rubber Buggers

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