The Blue River is a pocket water paradise. There are miles of public water between the town of Silverthorne and Green Mountain Reservoir for you to sample.
Flow: 905 cfs below Dillon Reservoir, 832 below Green Mountain Reservoir
Clarity: Good below the dam….
Water Temperature: Low to mid 40’s
Hatches: Midges, caddisflies, and yellow sallies
14 Day Forecast: Spring run off and high flows. The water is dropping so hopefully things will shape up soon.
Tips and Other Information: The Blue River is experiencing spring run off. We will keep you updated as things change. Double the releases out of Dillon Dam to achieve an estimated flow above Green Mountain Reservoir. There are approximately 2 dozen feeder creeks that enter the Blue River between Dillon Dam and Green Mountain Reservoir
Effective Patterns: #6-8 Stonefly nymphs, #14 San Juan Worms, #18 Buckskins, #16 Graphic Caddis, #18 Hot Tailflash Egg, #8 Pat’s Rubber Legs, #14 Pink Worm, #10 Chamois Leech, and an assortment of large bead heads #20-22 Mercury Flashback Pheasant Tail, #20 Laney’s Mysis, #20 Jujabaetis, #22 Stalcup’s Baetis, #20 Mercury Flashback Pheasant Tail, #22-24 Mercury Black Beauty, #22 Red Midge Larva, #20-24 Brassie, #22-24 WD 40, #18 Hot Tail Flash Egg, #24-26 Parachute Adams, and #22 Matt’s Midge