Rock Creek Fishing Report - 5/2/19
CFS: 1180 Water Temp: 40-43 ° F Dries: Caddis, Attractor Patterns Nymphs: Stoneflies, Hare's Ears, San Juans, Streamer patterns
Because of very cold mornings (often below freezing), Rock Creek has seen its streamflow drop from over 2000 cfs to almost half that over the past five days. This is going to leave a narrow window for some good fishing until the next heat wave and spike in the water level. Keep an eye on the USGS chart for a day or two of level streamflows, and you'll know it's a good time to come out and fish the creek.
I went up to what we call "first stretch" just before 9 AM this morning to see the creek, and it's got clarity and some very fishy looking holes: