Latest Update: 9/22/2017.
We will update these reports as often as necessary to keep our fellow anglers in tune with changes.

Current Streamflow : 45 cfs @ Canyon Mouth, 19 cfs @ Fort Collins,  10 cfs @ North Fork Below Seaman Reservoir

Poudre River Fishing Report:

If we didn’t know better, we’d say Fall is creeping up fast. Cooler mornings, subtle changes in the trees and hungry fish attacking anything that moves... Yes please! Flows did come up just a bit which gives the fish a reprieve to the heat. They will still be in the same faster, shallower water though for a bit longer. Small hoppers are everywhere so make sure to have an imitation of these jumpy things in your box. There are also plenty of caddis, yellow sallies, PMD’s and even a few BWO’s flying around; all of which are working wonderfully. Leader and tippet should both be in the 5x range and hopper/dropper rigs are the most effective way to cover water.

Town flows have dropped a little over the past few days as well to right around 55cfs. This is prime level to fish! Use the same bugs in town as you would in the canyon. We have also been having a blast swinging soft hackles and smaller streamers in town so jump on the bike path and get fishing!

 

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Recommended Flies for the Cache la Poudre River ::

Dries:  Chubby Chernobyl's #14-16, Amy's Ants #14-16, Parachute Adams #16-20,  EC Caddis #14-18, Headlight Caddis #18, Elk Hair Caddis #16-18, Tan Foam PMX #12-16, Fat Albert #6, Bottle Humpy #12, Cousin It #10-12, Stimi or Chew Toy #10-16, PMX #14-16, Yellow Sally #16, BWO #16-18, PMD #14-18,  Para-Hopper #12-16 Morrish Hopper #12-14, Humpy #14-18, Split Flag Adams #16-18, PMD #16-18, Extended Body BWO #18-20,

Nymphs:  Hotwire Prince #16-18, Purple Prince #16-18, GB Prince #8-20,  The Ticket #16-18, Tak's Go2 Caddis #16, Copper John Chart # 12-14, Swing Caddis #14-18, Gold Biot Stone #14-18, Pheasant Tail #14-20, La Fontaine #18, Hare's Ear #14-18, Buckskin #16, Plan C Caddis #16, Poxy PMD #16, Iron Sally #14-18, Copper Ribber RS2 #18

Streamers: MINI DUNGEONS!!! 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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