Current Weather: 39.0 | Fair

Information & Conditions: East River

Updated 4/26/15

Status: Good to Go!

Current Conditions: East River Flow: 259 cfs as of April 25th, 2015

Detailed Description:

East River Fishing Report as of April 25th, 2015:

The East is fishing well with moderate flows and good water clarity. The best access and public fishing is at the Roaring Judy Fish Hatchery which offers about 2 miles of water on the East River as well as fishing in 3 spring fed ponds. This is a great place for beginners and experts alike to hone skills.

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, Not much bronze in size 20,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.