Eagle River Fly Fishing Report: July 7th 2018

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Eagle River Fishing Report

The fly fishing on the Eagle River has been fantastic top to bottom. We have been seeing Yellow Sallies, Caddis and Tricos coming off in big numbers throughout the morning between Edwards and Wolcott, Colorado. These hatches have consistently been bringing a lot of fish to the surface. Yellow Stimulators, Bubble Caddis, Peacock Caddis, H&L Variant, Yellow Elk Hair and X- Caddis have been our top dry fly patterns. If fish are not committing to your dry flies adding a Pheasant Tail, Yellow Sally Nymph or Caddis Emerger will find fish feeding just below the surface.  Our guides have been floating the lower Eagle River in Gypsum and having great success nymphing deeper holes with Yellow Sally Nymphs, PMD nymphs and Midges. With our water levels dropping our float days on the lower Eagle River are limited until we get some precipitation.


We have been keeping an eye on the water temps and they are getting too hot after 12pm. The gauge at Milk Creek is reading between 64-68 degrees in the middle of the day. For this reason we are starting all of our guided fly fishing trips early in the morning and finishing by lunch. Please reach out with any last minute questions. Thank you for your support. 970-368-5959.