River conditions

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Many of the local shops provide fishing reports. The most current ones are provided by ArkAnglers and Anglers Covey. Also check the Royal Gorge Anglers report for year-round information.


Upper basin: river flows above Buena Vista

See the complete details for DWR flow before Granite.

Fishing reports:


Middle basin: river flows in Salida

See the complete details for DWR flow at Salida.

Legend:

  • 200-300cfs low water, very clear and easy to wade almost anywhere
  • 500cfs about the wading limit in most places
  • 700-800cfs typical summer flows
  • 1000+cfs means summer run-off (melting snow). River is powerful, strong currents, deep.

Fishing reports:


Lower basin: river flows in Parkdale

See the complete details for DWR flow at Wellsville.

Fishing reports:


Solunar tables

Solunar table provided by Solunar Forecast and Predictions.