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Colorado Big Thompson

Characteristics updated 1 day ago
Flow updated 1 day ago
Segment updated 10 months ago

River Characteristics

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GPS 40.3538729,-105.5841679
⋅ Aug 08, 2021
Super clear. Fish spook easly.
· Rocky, Fast Current
Some pockets of deepwater and swift current.
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Current Flow

Big Thompson - Colorado
Gage Station Temp
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(ft ³/s)
big thompson bl moraine park nr estes park, co 54 195 113
* Mean data is from Monday -- May 23, 2022
** Updated 1 day ago
*** streamflow is the volume of water flowing past a given point in the stream in a given period of time.(USGS)


* Based on YTD -- 2022
** Toggle legend names for an uncluttered view


* 3 segments listed for the Big Thompson
Name Fishy
Just Below the Dam · Pretty Darn Fishy
Rock Canyon Road · Pretty Darn Fishy
Sleepy Hollow Park · Fishy


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Craig Hoffman
10 months ago
The river felt relativity empty today. Slightly smoky, but you could still see the blue sky. :)
Craig Hoffman
11 months ago
Fishing buddies. 2 bull elks

Known Fish

Known Fish of the Big Thompson
Type Species Up To
Trout Brown 10 in.
Trout Rainbow 10 in.
* Fish likely to be found. Size is a approximation.