Current Weather: 50.0 | Partly Cloudy

Information & Conditions: East River

Updated 5/15/15

Status: Good to Go!

Current Conditions: East River Flow: 476 cfs as of May 15th, 2015

Detailed Description:

East River Fishing Report as of May 15th, 2015:

With the cooler weather, the East has stayed green and will continue to fish well at these water levels. Once the weather warms water clarity will diminish and fishing will be tough through run off . For now fish large stonefly patterns, caddis larva and worms near the bottom and small mayfly and midge patterns near the surface.


Suggested Fly Patterns: RS2s in gray and black in sizes 20-22, Two-Bit Hookers in red and light brown sizes 14 - 16, Pat's Rubber legs in sizes 6-10, King prince in sizes 12-16, Hot Belly Pheasant Tails in sizes 16-18, San Juan Worms, Cream/Olive Zebra Midges in sizes 18-22. Egg patterns in orange, pink and red, Parachute BWOs in sizes 18-20, Griffith's Gnat in sizes 20-24.



For more information or updated reports contact Dragonfly Anglers at 800-491-3079 or info@dragonflyanglers.com. We are beginning our 4th decade of guiding in the region. Established in 1983 you will be guaranteed professionalism, knowledge and experience from the oldest shop/Guide service in the valley. 307 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte, CO.