Current Conditions

South Platte River Above Cheesman Lake, Co.

    USGS

    Last Updated: 12/30/16

    • Clarity

      Excellent

    • Water Temperature

      High 30s and low 40s

    • Major Food Organisms

      Midges

    • Hatches

      Midges

    Recent Reports

    Fishing Report: Boxwood Gulch

    Flows at 126 CFS. This is a great winter time flow at Boxwood Gulch. Boxwood has some big fish in there right now! We have had some great trips there as late, and we are anticipating having a solid winter at Boxwood Gulch.  This is a great place to hone your winter-skills, with the convenience […]

    About Boxwood Gulch

    This section of the South Platte River is one of Denver’s premier fishing destinations Located only 1.5 hours drive from DIA. Winter or summer, the fishing is great! If you need a guide for an angler’s first fishing trip or a place large enough for a corporate adventure, Boxwood Gulch is the perfect location. This property owned by Dan Mauritz is managed for trophy trout fishing. The club house is located just 100 feet from the stream and has a bathroom, microwave, heated main area with tables and couches to rest on and get out of the elements if it is cold. The outside patio area is complete with tables and chairs and several BBQ grills.This is the perfect property for corporate groups od 6 or more anglers.

    Over nine species of trout call these waters home including: Rainbows (50%), Browns (30%), Cuttbows (20%), Snake River Cutthroats, Brookies, the elusive Palomino Trout plus various species of Steelhead. Big flies work well and feeding can be aggressive in this stretch of water. Watch out for rising fish! With little less than one mile of private water to fish, anglers have the advantage of not bumping into other fisherman. The river usually runs 50-200 cfs, but can reach 900 cfs in June.

    Water fees (rod fees) to fish this property do not include the Blue Quill Angler Guide Fees
    Give us a call at 800-435-5353 to check availability and rod fees

    With groups of 8 anglers or more we also try and reserve the Longmeadow property just upstream.