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Big Thompson River - Canyon

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Common Insects
Beetle, Blue Winged Olive, Caddis, Golden Stonefly, Green Drake, Midge
Recent Gage Reading
Skipper: RonnyCast
This map is not intended to be used to determine property ownership nor public fishing access. Consult official maps and appropriate resources for detailed access information.
Member Photos:
by jhdroge - Big Thompson West of Estes on a gulp minnow by pikeNcolorado - Below Olympus Dam during the flood. by jhdroge - On the Big Thompson - jighead/gulp minnow by jhdroge - Fat Rainbow - jighead/gulp minnow - net opening is 15 inches by jhdroge - jighead/gulp minnow - net opening is 15 inches by jhdroge - From west of Estes Park on a jighead/gulp minnow by jhdroge -
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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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Related Blogs, Podcasts, & Articles
Blog: My First Drive to Estes Since the Floods 01.21.14 by David Coulson
Blog: Big Thompson Poised for a Comeback 12.04.13 by Ben Swigle
Blog: Big T Flood Recovery Volunteers Needed 10.15.13 by David Piske
Blog: It's Fun to go Fishing with Friends 10.15.13 by Tom McInerney
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