Flat Tops Fishing Report (7/07/21)

Thursday July 8, 2021 comments

Flat Tops Fishing Report (7/07/21) Warm, dry weather has returned to the Flat Tops. Anglers continue to have great success on the rivers and streams in the area. Visit us at Ripple Creek Lodge to escape the crowds and enjoy some of the best fishing in Colorado. 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... Read More


Flat Tops Fishing Report (6/23/21)

Wednesday June 30, 2021 comments

Flat Tops Fishing Report (6/23/21) Some much needed moisture and cooler temperatures are forecast in the Flat Tops over the next few days. We’ve seen some excellent days on the water recently and the cloud cover will make great conditions better. Give the lodge a call for the latest. 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... Read More


Flat Tops Fishing Report (6/16/21)

Wednesday June 23, 2021 comments

Flat Tops Fishing Report (6/16/21) Warm days, clear skies and receding stream flows have been the story in the Flat Tops this week. We’re seeing some very productive hatches and steady action. Give the lodge a call for the latest conditions. 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... Read More


Flat Tops Fishing Report (6/9/21)

Thursday June 10, 2021 comments

Flat Tops Fishing Report (6/9/21) Spring came early to the Flat Tops this year. The lodge is open. Ripple Creek Pass is open. The ice is off of the lakes and, while the flows on the rivers and streams remain high, it appears that we’ve passed peak runoff. Some deep snow remains on the trails in shaded areas and high elevations and most of the trails have not been logged out, so caution when hiking is advised. Give the lodge a call for the latest conditions. Flat Tops Rivers and Streams: The White River is often overlooked by... Read More


Flat Tops Fishing Report (9/9/20)

Friday September 11, 2020 comments

Flat Tops Fishing Report (9/9/20) Most facilities and campgrounds in the Flat Tops are open. The North Fork and Himes Peak Campgrounds opened on June 5 th . The remaining Blanco Ranger District Campgrounds opened June 12 th . Check the White River National Forest/Blanco Ranger District web page for the latest updates on restrictions related to the COVID-19 as well as general forest conditions. Mother nature finally granted us a reprieve from the heat this week, but we have not received as much moisture as other parts of Colorado.... Read More


Flat Tops Fishing Report (9/2/20)

Wednesday September 2, 2020 comments

Flat Tops Fishing Report (9/2/20) Most facilities and campgrounds in the Flat Tops are open. The North Fork and Himes Peak Campgrounds opened on June 5 th . The remaining Blanco Ranger District Campgrounds opened June 12 th . Check the White River National Forest/Blanco Ranger District web page for the latest updates on restrictions related to the COVID-19 as well as general forest conditions. After a week of cooler temperatures and rain, hot and dry conditions are forecast to return for the next several days. A statewide fire ban... Read More


Flat Tops Fishing Report (8/19/20)

Wednesday August 19, 2020 comments

Flat Tops Fishing Report (8/19/20) Most facilities and campgrounds in the Flat Tops are open. The North Fork and Himes Peak Campgrounds opened on June 5 th . The remaining Blanco Ranger District Campgrounds opened June 12 th . Check the White River National Forest/Blanco Ranger District web page for the latest updates on restrictions related to the COVID-19 as well as general forest conditions. It is hot and dry with extreme fire danger around the state of Colorado. Stage 2 fire restrictions remain in effect and the governor issued... Read More


Flat Tops Fishing Report (8/12/20)

Friday August 14, 2020 comments

Flat Tops Fishing Report (8/12/20) Most facilities and campgrounds in the Flat Tops are open. The North Fork and Himes Peak Campgrounds opened on June 5 th . The remaining Blanco Ranger District Campgrounds opened June 12 th . Check the White River National Forest/Blanco Ranger District web page for the latest updates on restrictions related to the COVID-19 as well as general forest conditions. A pattern of warm, dry weather has settled on the Flat Tops and the forecast shows no indication of rain or cooler temperatures moving in... Read More


Flat Tops Fishing Report (8/05/20)

Thursday August 6, 2020 comments

Flat Tops Fishing Report (8/05/20) Most facilities and campgrounds in the Flat Tops are open. The North Fork and Himes Peak Campgrounds opened on June 5 th . The remaining Blanco Ranger District Campgrounds opened June 12 th . Check the White River National Forest/Blanco Ranger District web page for the latest updates on restrictions related to the COVID-19 as well as general forest conditions. We remain in a hot, dry weather pattern in the Flat Tops. Try to fish early in the day or at higher elevations to avoid adding to the stress... Read More


Flat Tops Fishing Report (7/29/20)

Thursday July 30, 2020 comments

Flat Tops Fishing Report (7/29/20) Most facilities and campgrounds in the Flat Tops are open. The North Fork and Himes Peak Campgrounds opened on June 5 th . The remaining Blanco Ranger District Campgrounds opened June 12 th . Check the White River National Forest/Blanco Ranger District web page for the latest updates on restrictions related to the COVID-19 as well as general forest conditions. We finally saw some much-needed rain in the Flat Tops last week and early this week. The upcoming forecast shows a return to hot and dry... Read More