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Roaring Fork River Fishing Report - April 16, 2018
Conditions remain good. Stream levels are a normal. Fish the lower river below the
Frying Pan confluence for the warmest water. Stoneflies,  March Browns, Skwala
stoneflies, Little Black caddis and Cream and light green midges are hatching.

Stream Conditions:






7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of snow on Tuesday and snow/rain
on
Friday and Saturday, otherwise clear for the next week.   Highs will range from
44 to 66 and lows from 20 to 43 degrees.


Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 527 cfs
Level: 2.83 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 50
Clarity: clear
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data at Glenwood Springs
Midges: Blood (Red), sizes 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Light Green, size 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Cream, size 20/22, larva pupa and adults
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
Skwala stoneflies, size 10, nymphs and adults
March Browns, size 12/14, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Little Black Caddis, size 18, pupa and adults
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
Midges are hatching. Fish the pupa and lava imitations in tandem for the best results.
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.
Skwala stoneflies are hatching.
March Brown mayflies are hatching.
Little Black Caddis are hatching.
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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