Current Weather: 32.0 | Fair

Information & Conditions: East River

Updated 1/19/15

Status: Not Recommended

Current Conditions: East River Flow: Gauge is ice affected as of January 19th, 2015

Detailed Description:

East River Fishing Report as of December 6th, 2014:

With warmer weather and sunshine, there is limited water on the East at the Hatchery, but a few pockets of holding water still exist that can be fished. The ponds are mostly open and will fish this time of year.

Suggested Fly Patterns: RS2s in gray and black in sizes 20-22, Two-Bit Hookers in red and light brown sizes 16 - 18, 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 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.