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Roaring Fork River Fishing Report - February 24, 2017
The warmer weather was nice but it is back to cold country again. There is snow
forecast everyday this coming week. The lower section of the river below the Frying
pan confluence is in the best shape currently still free of ice. Midges are still the
main insects to imitate. Fish the larva and pupa in tandem for the best results.

Stream Conditions:






7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of snow everyday this coming week.   
Highs will range from
28 to 38 and lows from 8 to 20 degrees.



Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 374 cf
Level: 2.70 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 37
Clarity: Clear
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data at Glenwood Springs
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Black Matuka and Olive Matuka Sculpin, size 4/6
Blue-winged Olives, size 16/18, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Winter Stoneflies, size 16 and 18, nymphs and adults
Midges: Blood (Red), sizes 20, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Cream, size 20, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Light Green, size 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
The Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin streamers are good flies to use for larger
trout.
The Black Matuka and Olive Matuka sculpin streamers are good flies to use at this time
of the season.
Various species of Blue-winged Olives are hatching.
Winter stoneflies are hatching.
Midges are starting to hatch and will become more and more important as the water gets
colder.
Options For Selecting Flies:
1. Email us (sales@perfectflystore.com)
with the dates you will be fishing this
stream and we will send you a list of our
fly suggestions. Please allow up to 24
hours for a response.

2. Call us 800-594-4726 and we will help
you decide which flies you need.

3. Email us (sales@perfectflystore.com)
with a budget for flies and we will select
them to match the budget and get them to
you in time for your fly fishing trip.

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Fly Fishing Roaring Fork River,
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