Reports


August/September Fishing Report

August and September offered terrific fishing at Boxwood Gulch and Long Meadow Ranch! Anglers enjoyed clear water and average flows around 300 cfs. Sight fishing with various nymphs such as eggs, small soft hackle patterns, green copper johns, hare’s ears, sowbugs, and pheasant tails has been the most effective technique. On some days, anglers have […]


June/July Fishing Report

The fishing at Boxwood this June and July has been outstanding! Anglers have enjoyed hooking/landing double digit numbers and fish well over 20.”   Excellent stream flows have been generally steady between 350-550 CFS, with an average of 400 flowing from the Roberts tunnel. As other rivers around the state have begun voluntary closures due to warm […]


Late May Fishing Report

Fishing/catching has remained in the good to excellent range for all anglers, from 89 year old “doc” to a star at 9 years old including some great lady anglers fishing for the first time. Water clarity has been weak tea colored. Flows have been from 350 cfs to 200 cfs on most days. Anglers are […]


Mid-May Fishing Report

Fishing/catching are close to excellent. Some anglers are putting 10+ fish in the net before lunch. Flows are 266 cfs from Lake Dillon and 100 cfs from Mother Nature. They’ll increase with warmer weather melting more snow. Water clarity is good … tea colored Some recent nice fish: 26 inch Bows22 inch Tigers20 inch Brookies12 […]


November 2021 Fishing Report

The winter fishing in November was unusual in that we didn’t have cold weather, snow or rain. The fish even acted a little weird, one day they would be quite active and the next day they would be slow to get started. Quite a few fish over 22 inches were landed on each trip. The […]


October 2021 Fishing Report

Angler Testimonial Yesterday I was at Boxwood with Tom Caprio of 5280 Anglers. Below are just a few of the fish we caught. Most fish were well above 22”. Tom knows his stuff. He always had 4 rods with us and we fished all the time. I asked a lot of questions about fly fishing […]


September 2021 Fishing Report

The lady anglers and kids sent in some great photos from their trips this month. Here they are landing big fish in big fast water. Some of these kids are getting an early start. The fish wanted little bugs and our guides had what they wanted. Spotting a 24 inch+ Bow in gin clear water […]

A young boy holding a fish.

Mid-August Fishing Report

Annabel landed this Boxwood Bow in Mid August while being guided by Marcello from 5280 Angler. I don’t know for sure but I bet it was fooled by a streamer … black or white. Marcello is a streamer expert. Fishing has been excellent with lots of 22 inch+ Bows landed and plenty of 12-18 inch […]


Late July Fishing Report

Boxwood Gulch is pleased to announce the 2021 Fly Festivus winner: Travis Escoubus. He caught this 24” trout using a trout spey rod with a streamer, alongside spey guide Kurt Johnson, which earned Travis multiple bonus points in the overall competition which saw 251 trout landed amongst the 20 competitors, and a grand total of […]


Late December Fishing Report

Fishing and catching have remained excellent. We have great ice free water with a flow of 160cfs. Anglers have been landing a variety of species (See the photos of some recent trips) Clay and Tanner enjoyed a great December father and son day on the river with guide Tom Caprio. They landed fish into the […]