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Roaring Fork River

Read the latest fishing reports for the Roaring Fork River near Aspen, Basalt, Carbondale & Glenwood Springs. The Roaring Fork is full of bugs and the fish here can turn on and off quickly. To see what’s going on on any given day, read below for accurate fishing reports for the Roaring Fork River from Minturn Anglers.

Roaring Fork River Reports – Summer/Fall 2013

  9/3/2013 (4/5 stars) Nymphing on the run seems to be most productive right now, but dries and streamers are fishing well too. After heavy rains the Crystal river has been throwing off clarity some days. Recommended Flies: Forky Baetis, Flash Bang Midges and Red BLM’s 8/19/2013 The Fork has been getting a bit techy recently. Go long with your leaders and use 5 and 6x flouro tippet. Dries have been very hit and miss Read More

Roaring Fork Fishing Report 9/3/13

9/3/2013 (4/5 stars) Nymphing on the run seems to be most productive right now, but dries and streamers are fishing well too. After heavy rains the Crystal river has been throwing off clarity some days. Recommended Flies: Forky Baetis, Flash Bang Midges and Red BLM’s

Green Drake Alert! | Roaring Fork Summer Dry Fly Fishing

Low and clear water in the Middle of June means one thing…DRY FLY MANIA! Happy to report that the fishing in the Roaring Fork Valley is on fire and not the surrounding areas! This is definitely going to be the year of the dry statewide! With the warmer summer we are having and the water conditions, hatches are  coming about a month earlier than normal so don’t let this opportunity pass you to get out Read More

Roaring Fork River Fishing Report 7/22-7/25

July 22-July 25 Flow: 2500 dropping to 2200cfs (at Glenwood Springs) Clarity: Clear and Green Weather: Clear and Sunny This past Friday-Monday I got a chance to head up to the Roaring Fork Valley and fish all over the Fork.  Travis and I drove up Friday afternoon with a plan to float the Eagle which was quickly shut down because of a lack of campsites in the Vail Valley, so we headed towards Basalt and Read More

Western Colorado Fishing Report

The fishing west of Denver  and Vail has been great recently with the warmer weather, increased flows, and increased bug activity.  I had a chance to get up to the Roaring Fork, Frying Pan, and Colorado rivers this past week and I was definitely rewarded. Roaring Fork The Roaring Fork from Carbondale downstream to the confluence with the Colorado River has seen increased flows from the warm temperatures which means that the river is ice Read More

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