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Colorado Arkansas River

Characteristics updated 1 day ago
Flow updated 1 day ago

River Characteristics

Description
In progress... If you are interested in helping to maintain the Arkansas River? We can use your help. 
Difficulty N/A
GPS 39.249,-106.3481111
Headwater
Dam
Reservoir
Clarity
⋅ May 23, 2022
Off-color due to runoff.
Wadability
· For the most part...
Early season conditions exist. 
Fishability
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Our river Admins are constantly reviewing data, any environmental issues, human factors, and weather to determine its fishability rating.

Current Flow

Arkansas River - Colorado
Gage Station Temp
Flow
(ft ³/s)
Mean
(ft ³/s)
arkansas river near leadville, co n/a 170 192
arkansas river below empire gulch near malta, co n/a 248 275
arkansas river below granite, co n/a 538 553
arkansas river near nathrop, co n/a 791 797
arkansas river at parkdale, co. n/a 1060 1060
arkansas river at moffat street at pueblo, co n/a 1780 1800
arkansas river near avondale, co. 52 2410 2340
arkansas river at las animas, co. 52 865 947
arkansas river below john martin reservoir, co. 61 591 591
arkansas river at lamar, co 61 53.5 53.5
arkansas river near granada, co. 61 3.82 3.55
arkansas r nr coolidge, ks 50 23.2 22.0
* 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)

Historical

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* Based on YTD -- 2022
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Images

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Notations

Craig Hoffman
1 day ago
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Beautiful fishing and scenery along HWY 50 (Salida to Canon City)
Craig Hoffman
2 months ago
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Good flows and below the Pueblo dam.

Known Fish

Known Fish of the Arkansas River
Type Species Up To
Trout Brown 12 in.
Trout Rainbow 12 in.
* Fish likely to be found. Size is a approximation.