Flat Tops Fishing Report (6/16/17)

Saturday June 17, 2017 comments

Flat Tops Fishing Report (6/16/17) The runoff has peaked in the rivers and streams of the Flat Tops, but flows remain high. We expect that conditions on both forks of the White River as well as below the confluence will continue to challenge anglers for the next week or so. Your best options for now will be the lakes and the smaller streams at higher elevations. We are hearing that most, if not all, of the high lakes are now open. Flat Tops Rivers and Streams: The White River is often regarded as consisting primarily of private... Read More


Flat Tops Fishing Report (9/23/16)

Tuesday September 27, 2016 comments

Flat Tops Fishing Report (9/23/16) Fall has definitely arrived in the Flat Tops. The leaves are turning. The elk are bugling. The possibility of a dusting of snow is in the forecast and this will be our final report for the year. Now is the time to get out on the water and take advantage of the last few weeks of great conditions before the snow really flies. Flat Tops Rivers and Streams: The White River is often overlooked by anglers due in part to the perception that the best fishing opportunities require access to private... Read More


Flat Tops Fishing Report (9/16/16)

Friday September 16, 2016 comments

Flat Tops Fishing Report (9/16/16) The forecast is for a gorgeous weekend of late summer weather in the Flat Tops. Its the perfect time to take advantage of ideal conditions on the lakes and streams. Flat Tops Rivers and Streams: The White River is often overlooked by anglers due in part to the perception that the best fishing opportunities require access to private property. Significant stretches of the White, both above and below the confluence of the North and South forks, do require access to private land; however, the... Read More


Flat Tops Fishing Report (8/29/16)

Tuesday August 30, 2016 comments

Flat Tops Fishing Report (8/29/16)

Flat Tops Fishing Report (8/29/16) Labor Day weekend is on the horizon. If youre looking for an amazing long weekend of some of Colorados best fishing minus the crowds, the Flat Tops are the way to go. Flat Tops Rivers and Streams: The White River is often overlooked by anglers due in part to the perception that the best fishing opportunities require access to private property. Significant stretches of the White, both above and below the confluence of the North and South forks, do require access to private land; however, the... Read More


Flat Tops Fishing Report (8/20/16)

Saturday August 20, 2016 comments

Flat Tops Fishing Report (8/20/16) The chilly mornings in the Flat Tops are telling us that fall is waiting in the wings. The action on the lakes will soon begin to pick up and the excellent summer on the rivers should roll right along until the snow flies. The summer vacationers are nearly gone for the season and the hunters havent arrived for next. Its a great time to enjoy the beauty and serenity of the Flat Tops with a stay at Ripple Creek Lodge. Flat Tops Rivers and Streams: The White River is often overlooked by anglers... Read More


Flat Tops Fishing Report (8/04/16)

Thursday August 4, 2016 comments

Flat Tops Fishing Report (8/04/16)

Flat Tops Fishing Report (8/04/16) Its time to take a few days, head to higher ground and escape the heat. The bite is on in the lakes and streams in the Flat Tops. Book your stay at Ripple Creek Lodge today! . Flat Tops Rivers and Streams: The White River is often overlooked by anglers due in part to the perception that the best fishing opportunities require access to private property. Significant stretches of the White, both above and below the confluence of the North and South forks, do require access to private land; however,... Read More


Flat Tops Fishing Report (7/15/16)

Friday July 15, 2016 comments

Flat Tops Fishing Report (7/15/16) Its time to take a few days, head to higher ground and escape the heat. The bite is on in the lakes and streams in the Flat Tops. Book your stay at Ripple Creek Lodge today! . Flat Tops Rivers and Streams: The White River is often regarded as consisting primarily of private water. While there are large sections of the White both above and below the confluence of the North and South forks that do require access to private land, the perception that no public water exists is far from accurate.... Read More


Flat Tops Fishing Report (7/08/16)

Friday July 8, 2016 comments

Flat Tops Fishing Report (7/08/16) The weekend ahead should be warm and clear--perfect for fishing the lakes and streams of the Flat Tops. Escape the Front Range and the crowds on the I-70 corridor. Come enjoy the solitude of the Flat Tops Wilderness in northwest Colorado. Give Ripple Creek Lodge a call today. Flat Tops Rivers and Streams: The White River is often regarded as consisting primarily of private water. While there are large sections of the White both above and below the confluence of the North and South forks that do... Read More


Flat Tops Fishing Report (6/22/16)

Thursday June 23, 2016 comments

Flat Tops Fishing Report (6/22/16) Summer is here and the rivers and streams in the Flat Tops have dropped to near optimum levels. Activity on the lakes is picking up nicely. All in all, its a great time for a pre-holiday visit to Ripple Creek Lodge. Flat Tops Rivers and Streams: The White River is often regarded as consisting primarily of private water. While there are large sections of the White both above and below the confluence of the North and South forks that do require access to private land, the perception that no... Read More


Flat Tops Fishing Report (6/10/16)

Sunday June 12, 2016 comments

Flat Tops Fishing Report (6/10/16) The weather in the Flat Tops was absolutely beautiful over the past week. The last of the remaining snow is rapidly vanishing from the high country. That means the run-off is in full effect. For at least the next several days, lake and pond fishing will likely provide your best opportunities for fishing success. Caution is advised when using the trails in the area this time of year. Hikers are almost certain to encounter obstacles such as downed trees and drifted snow, particularly on the higher... Read More