Latest Update: 3/22/2019
We will update these reports as often as necessary to keep our fellow anglers in tune with changes.

Current Streamflow : 86 @ Canyon Mouth, 64 cfs @ Fort Collins, 37 @ North Fork Below Seaman Reservoir

Poudre River Fishing Report:

 

After the last couple of days with some warm weather and abundant sunshine the lower canyon has opened up completely. Above gateway there are still some sections of frozen water, but it is starting to open up and should continue to do so over the next few days. On days like today be prepared with some smaller midge dries like the Erik's Hi-Vis Midge (#20-22) and the Sprout Midge (#20-22). Midge hatches should start to become more consistent over the next month as air, and water temps increase. When the fish aren't rising, nymphing the holes with some Zebra Midges (#20-22) or flies like the Poison Tung Should produce fish.

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)

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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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