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Eagle River Fishing Report

Eagle River Fishing reportFor the most detailed and current Eagle River Fishing report, check out the Eagle River Fishing Dashboard. You’ll get the current summary that includes our most recent blurb on fishing the Eagle River, recommend fly patterns, Current hatches, water conditions, local weather and most common access points.

Check out the archive posts of  Eagle River fishing reports . The Eagle River is our home-water (it runs literally right behind our Minturn fly shop) and we fish it daily, year-round. See why Minturn Anglers is the go to shop for accurate and updated fly fishing reports for the Eagle River.

Getting “Mooned” on the Eagle River – Duane Redford

“I’ve been mooned!” So, there I was, minding my own business, going about my daily guided trips on the Eagle River, and having a blast. The fishing was great, predictable, and steady. Then I was mooned… Not sure how to explain it, but the day after our last full moon, the bottom fell out of the river. There was a futile hatch at best, and not one brown trout was brought to the net. Areas Read More

Eagle River Fishing Report Edwards to Wolcott | Fly Fishing Vail, Colorado 6/30/14

Fishing Report: Eagle River

7/1/2014 Fishing Report–The Eagle River is starting to fish like a “normal” trout stream. The fish are starting to key in on smaller bugs more, and pay less attention to the worm. In weeks earlier, the worm was the ticket; and tippet was not an issue. As of late, we are having to go to 4x and 5x to fool them. Get ready for the technical trout stream that the Eagle can be. Fishing has Read More

Eagle River Float Season/ Vail Valley Dry Fly Mania

Streamflows Dropping 6-28-2014 After an agonizingly long run off, it looks like THE Eagle River is ready to float. This is a special time of year for us here at Minturn Anglers that we all look forward to: dry fly season, happy time. As flows drop closer to 1000 cfs and the water temperature starts to live in the mid 50’s our favorite freestone begins to purge prolific hatches of Caddis flies. This all neatly Read More

Eagle River Fly Fishing Report | Mid-Valley: Edwards to Eagle Vail

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  6-27-2014 Mid-Valley below Vail, Colorado continues to improve as the waters recede. The Eagle River is easily divided into three basic sections: the high country (above Minturn), mid-valley (from the Gore Creek confluence down to Wolcott), and downvalley (Wolcott to the confluence with the Colorado River). The last two days I have been focusing on the mid valley stretch and have found a considerable improvement from a week ago: run off is slowing bringing Read More

Eagle River Fishing Report | Downvalley: Wolcott to Gypsum

6/24/2014–The Eagle River is improving daily downvalley.  Clarity and temperature are excellent, and flows are coming down.  Wading is still unsafe in many areas, but trout are holding near the banks and responding eagerly to high-water patterns. Eagle River Fishing Report–Downvalley: Wolcott to Gypsum The Eagle River is one of Colorado’s gems, especially just as the meltwater recedes.  The key is to find holding water and avoid the main current,  just as the fish do.  The Read More

Eagle River & Vail Valley Fly Fishing | CO’s Best Kept Secret!

The Eagle River remains one of the lesser known stretches of water to most anglers in Denver so we thought we would share some helpful information about fly fishing in Vail and on Eagle River. With fly shops in Vail & Minturn, it’s safe to say we spend quite a bit of time on the Eagle.  If you have any questions about Eagle River fly fishing or guided fly fishing trips on our exclusive access to over 4 miles Read More

Winter Eagle River Fishing Report and March Specials

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Incredible Fishing on The Eagle River Midges, Baetis, Eggs and More! Whether you are fishing private water or public water, come on up to The Vail Valley for the best Winter fly fishing opportunities in Colorado. The phones at both shops are ringing, the guides are working like it’s summer time and even the “shop dogs” are sneaking a few hours on the river these days. As the old saying goes, “when the sun is Read More

Hungry Brown Trout in The Eagle River

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Feeding fish in freezing weather Regardless of the weather, the water temps are ideal in the right areas With football on TV and temps below 20 degrees, a few of us decided to brave the elements and fish The Eagle River knowing full well that we would be the only hearty (or dumb) fishermen out there. We headed south to Gypsum where the forecast was calling for warmer temps and less snow. After driving through Read More

Presidents weekend fun!!!

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EAGLE RIVER FISHING REPORT Feels like April but it’s not. Enjoy this incredible spring like weather on one of Colorado’s best freestones. Our private water here on the Eagle has opened up considerably and the fishing has been off the hook. We have had several very successful trips this weekend on the Vail Rod and Gun property which has looked more like a hockey rink in the past few months. As with high mountain lakes, Read More

Eagle River Fishing Report 3/13

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Eagle River Guide Report – John Donovan The fish are broadening their diet! With a break from work, I spent the day fly fishing fishing the Eagle River, below Edwards, on the 13th and it might have been the best fishing of the year! With mid day air temps in the low 40’s and the water about the same, it was the perfect Spring Break fly fishing party! Size 14 Birds of Prey with a Read More

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