RIVER REPORT

HOMESTAKE CREEK

Homestake Creek is one of the main tributaries into the Eagle River. Homestake is our closest tailwater and is very accessible to even the most inexperienced angler. It is full of brook, brown, and rainbow trout.

RECOMMENDED FLIES

  • #18-20 BH Rainbow Warrior
  • #20 Tungsten Quill Body BWO
  • #18-22 Sparkle Wing RS2 Black, Grey, and Olive
  • #18-22 Renegade
  • #18-22 BH Zebra Midge Black With Red Butt

Report Date: January 12, 2020

 

With an elevation of nearly 9,000 feet and sitting predominantly in the shade this time of year, you will find Homestake Creek locked down with ice for the next few months. This high country stream is a wonderful warm weather fishery and should begin to open up in a few areas for fly fishing towards the end of February, but for now you have some good access to lower elevation waters like the Eagle River. Stop by our fully stocked fly shop in Minturn and pick our brains. We will for sure have a place or two for you to fuel your passion.

Homestake Creek Access Points

Water Levels

Homestake Creek Water Level

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