This fishing report covers the upper Arkansas River from Leadville to Buena Vista. It is provided courtesy of Colorado Fly Fishing Guides, located at 504 Harrison Avenue* in downtown Leadville.
Upper Arkansas River (Between Leadville and Buena Vista)
August 30, 2023
Flows are stable and favorable for the walk/wade angler. The dominant hatches are small mayflies and midge. Try hopper/dropper setups on the edges and riffles. Nymphing the deeper water has also been productive.