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 22, 2022
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.
For help with techniques, and to spend a day on the water, give us a call at 866-908-7547 or email us.