This section of South Platte flows right through the city of Denver and is quickly becoming the “go to” destination for after work sport, just 15 minutes from many front doors. The river is easily accessible and provides excellent fishing. Warning: hipster invasive.


  • # 12-14 Mini Slumpbuster
  • #10-12 San Juan or Squirmy Worm
  • #06-08 Thunderball
  • # 8-12 Ritts Fighting Craw
  • Dirty Wiggler
  • Yellow egg or bead pattern

Report Date:  September 27, 2020

Flows though Denver are low and with the hotter temps as of late its been tough to find any trout. That being said if you are looking to chase carp i would get after it sooner than later as the cooler temps that are right around the corner are going to push those fish into the deeper holes and pools and make them near impossible to sight fish for. Look for warmer days and try to hit it late morning before it gets too hot. 

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