South Platte River
Middle Fork

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Sep 23 Royal Gorge Anglers

General Overview

Low water conditions make this section a difficult prospect in the Fall, however there can be a few lake fish in and out of the lower section. In the ranch section look for fish to be on small terrestrials, tricos and midges.

Stream Conditions

Flowrate above Spinney Reservoir: 12.4 cfs

Clarity: Clear

Suggested Methods

Its going to turn into a small bug game on all sections of the South Platte in the Fall. You'll do best to be prepared with the full lifecycle of the Trico, Midge and Fall BWO (Pseudocleon Baetis). Nymphing will be your staple but if there are enough bugs on the water it will be key to tune in to the surface and film with your key emergers, duns and spinners.

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