Summertime Yampa River Fishing | Fly Fishing Near Steamboat

Summertime Yampa River Fishing | Fly Fishing Near Steamboat

I had a chance to fish The Yampa River near Steamboat Springs recently and happy to report summer as usual fly Fishing on The Yampa.

yamp-river-summer-fly-fishingYampa River Fishing Access Points

We fished the Chuck Lewis access just East of Steamboat Springs. Form Hywy 40 turn South on 131 towards Stagecoach Reservoir. This is a great area to run streamersand dry fly patterns.  

Another good summer option for Yampa River fishing is the  tailwater below Stagecoach. When you fish this tailwater below the damn you can expect to see a few folks however there is plenty of water to find some nice fish.

Flies to Use on the Yampa

Dry Flies: #8-10 Amy’s Ant and other hopper patterns,  #20-22 Trico Spinners, #20-22 Parachute Adams
Nymphs: #16-18 Soft Hackle Pheasant Tail, #18-20 Guides Choice Hare’s Ear, #22 Black RS2
Streamers: #6-8 Slumpbusters black, Olive & Rust, #4 White Zonker

For information on guided fly fishing in Colorado & Yampa River fishing, call the shop at 720-851-4665.

It’s time to nail down your 2024 fly fishing trip with Minturn Anglers.

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Justin Nolan

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