Eagle River is a fly fishing location in Eagle County, Colorado.
This destination has an elevation of 6124 feet. Please view the pinpointed location for Eagle River on the Google Map to the right.
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Avon 120 CFS
Wolcott 170 CFS
Gypsum 221 CFS
Mid Day Water Temp:
43 Degrees @ Wolcott
9 of 10
The Eagle is now ice free from above Minturn to the confluence of the Colorado. Fishing this week has been EXCELLENT, nymphing Midges, egs and small Mayfly larva/emergers is the most productive during the middle part of the day. Still having good afternoon Midge and Blue Winged Olive hatches! Guided and non guided fisherman are reporting great action. The weather for the next 7-10 days is very favorable for the fisherman. Nymphing small gray/black and red midge patterns (#20-22) below a pheasant tail, Egg or Prince nymph (#14-18) have continued to be most productive. PLEASE RESPECT THE SPAWNING BEDS!!
NYMPHS/EMERGERS-R-S2 black/gray(#18-22) JU JU Bee Midge's, blue/red (#20-22) Black Beauty Midge (#20-22) Disco Midge, green/red(#20-24) Zebra Midge, black/red(#20-22) Poison Tungsten Midge, blue(#20-22) Eggs, peach/chart.(#12-18) Pheasant tails(#16-22) Prince's (#14-20) DRIES-Adult Black Midge(#22-24) Parachute Adams (#18-20) Griffiths Gnat(#20-22) Morgan's Midge(#18-20)
USGS Eagle River Report:
USGS Eagle River Report at Avon, CO
USGS Eagle River Report at Wolcott, CO
USGS Eagle River Report at Gypsum, CO