Fishing Season: Year Around

Eagle River - CO

Fishing Outlook & Conditions

Water Temp:

46

Fly Fishing Outfitters's Tip of the Week

Fish early and try to be off the river by lunchtime. We are expecting rain this week

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Map of Eagle River

Water Flow Data

Tidal Conditions

5-Day Outlook as of 7/19/21

Afternoon showers!! We need it

Techniques & Tips as of 7/19/21

Dries!

Current Conditions as of 7/19/21

Afternoon showers!! We need it

Local Species Available Year Around

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    Trout

Fly Fishing Outfitters's Recommended Fly Patterns

"Must-have" fly fishing patterns in descending order of importance:

Name: Colors: Size(s):
Fly Formerly Known As Prince peacock 16-18
Bead Head Soft Hackle Pheasant Tail Natural 18-22
Micro Egg natural 14-18
Bead Head Emerging Sparkle Caddis Pupa Tan 14-16
Parachute Adams Purple 16-20
PMX Yellow/Royal/Peacock 12-16
Bead Head Brassie™ natural 12-14
Hickey's Glass Bead Auto Emerger olive 18-20
Frenchie Narural 12-16
Copper John Red/Chartuese 14-18

Fly Formerly Known As Prince

A must-have nymph for every fly box

Fly Fishing Outfitters's Recommended Gear

Description: About Eagle River

Winding 70 plus mile from the top of Tennessee Pass to the confluence of the Colorado river the Eagle is really three distinctive fishieries that will keep the anglers on thier toes. The upper river is a prodominatley a Brown trout fishery, the middle river is a good mix of Brown and Rainbows, the lower river is mostly Rainbows with some very large browns mixed in. Our Mothers Day Caddis hatch can rival the one on the Arkansas. Late June through July is some of the best Caddis fly fishing in the state!!

Nearest Airport:

Eagle County Regional Airport

Hatches:

Tan Caddis PMd's Yellow sallies

Best Time to Fish:

Mid Morning until dark

Best Stretch:

Avon to Wolcott. Wolcott to Eagle. Eagle to Dotsero.

Best Access:

Behind the shop, Horn Ranch, Red Canyon, Gypsum BLM, Wolcott BLM.