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Brush Creek

Another alpine gem starting in the lofty New York and Hardscrabble mountains and meeting the Eagle in the town of Eagle. Brush Creek is a fantastic small stream and can put up a fight against any other small stream in Colorado. The latest fishing reports can be found below and are brought to you by your good friends at Minturn Anglers.

Brush Creek | Late Summer Fly Fishing Report

9-8-2014 Brush Creek Report The Town of Eagle’s gem, Brush Creek, is beginning to accept its yearly influx of fall browns from the Eagle River and the rainbows that follow them for the egg feast they expect.  For a small tributary, it can produce surprisingly large trout in the fall. Temps are up as the flow has finally become the usual late-season low-and-clear standard.  Recent rain has popped up streamflows significantly (see those on the Eagle in Read More

Fly Fishing Report | Brush Creek in Eagle, Colorado

Brush Creek Confluence

Just 35 miles west of Vail, located in the Town of Eagle, this little treasure is often overlooked by all but local fly fishers.  The open space through the development of Eagle Ranch is worth a morning or afternoon, and the upstream sections approaching Sylvan Lake are excellent producers as well.  This report relates to the most commonly fished section, from the Eagle River confluence through town. Conditions in Brush Creek 2014-07-11: Brush Creek has come Read More

Brush Creek – Fishing report 7/31/13

The lower stretch through Eagle has been fishing well with dry dropper rigs and on cloudy days a small streamer will turn fish. Explore the public stretch at the Confluence after you fish the Eagle, it’s a fun little beat that is often overlooked. The upper reaches near Vasser Meadows and Yoeman Park are great places to fish when the lower rivers bake in the afternoon summer sun. Creep around and stay out of sight Read More

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