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Big Thompson River - Canyon

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Common Insects
Beetle, Blue Winged Olive, Caddis, Golden Stonefly, Green Drake, Midge
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The Big Thompson River, located between Estes Park and Loveland is a true Colorado treasure. Nestled in the canyon beneath Estes Lake, the Big Thompson flows down through Drake to Loveland. While not a big river, the Big Thompson holds plenty of fish. You will find both browns and rainbows here, ranging from 12" - 14", with the occasional 18 ...

Getting there: Access the canyon west of Loveland on Highway 34 all the way to Estes Park. Intermittent public areas give fishing access along the way.
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