Latest Update: 7/20/2017
 
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: 113 cfs Big T above Lake Estes: 336 cfs, Big T Below Lake Estes: 224 cfs

It's officially time to check out high alpine. Water levels on the front range have dropped and water temperatures start rising. To get a full day of productive fishing throughout the summer hit the trail and pack your creekin' rod. High alpine lakes and streams can produce a lot of beautiful wild fish. Head up here with a multitude of ants and beetles, some smaller attractor dries and a few bead head nymphs in a size 16 to 14. These flies paired in a dry dropper set up will work, but having some small buggers to strip wouldn't be the worst option. Pack some 4x leaders and tippet alike and you should have a bent rod in no time.

For more info on fishing conditions on the Big Thompson, check out our Big Thompson Report.

 

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Recommended Flies:

Dries ::   Hi-Vis Beetle #14-16, Jake's Gulp Beetle#14-16, Hot Spot Ant #14-18, Momba Ant #14, Stimulator #14-18, Humpy #12-16, Headlight Caddis #14-16, Para-adams #12-16, Royal Wulf #10-16

Nymphs:: Prince Nymphs #8-14, Guides Choice Hares Ear #14-16, Wired Stones #12-16, Biot Stones #12-14, Iron Sally's #16-18,  Sparkle Worms, Hotwire Prince #14-18, Girdle Bugs #8-12, Copper John #12-20, Pheasant Tail #14-20

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