Blue River - Flow: 107 cfs Silverthorne
Clarity: Good in Silverthorne
Water Temperature: High 30's-to-low 40's
Hatches: None to speak of
14 Day Forecast: Spring run-off continues to prevail. Conditions are dangerous right now in Silverthorne, please use extreme caution if you fish this area!
Tips and Other Information: The Blue River is fishing well throughout the entire watershed. Anglers can expect to see hatches of primarily midges and blue-winged olives. Effective patterns have been Bead Head Pheasant Tails, Split Case Baetis, Barr Emergers, Mercury Pheasant Tails, Sparkle Wing RS 2's, Brassies, and Black Beauties. Look for rising fish in the afternoon in the slower pools and tailouts.
Effective Patterns: #14 San Juan Worm, Egg Patterns, Pat's Rubber Legs, #14-16 caddis larvae, #20-22 Black Beauty, #20 Minute Midge, #18 Laney's Mysis, #20-22 WD 40, #20-22 Periwinkle, #20-22 Pearl Jam, #20-22 Jujubee Midge, #20-22 Mercury Midge, #20-22 Top Secret Midge, #20-22 Medallion Midge, #20-22 Mercury Flashback RS II, #22-22 Mercury and Flashback Pheasant Tail, #20 Brassie.