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Roaring Fork River Fishing Report - July 18, 2019
Stream levels are very high due to rain and runoff. There are several hatches
taking place
but doing little good. Good numbers of trout were being caught befpre
igh water conditions started.

Stream Conditions:

7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of rain through tomorrow and again
this coming weekend
. Highs will range from 87 to 91 and lows from 45 to 51.

Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 3510 cfs
Level: 5.00 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 54
Clarity: stained
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data at Glenwood Springs
Brown Sculpin, White Belly Sculpin and Articulated streamers, size 6/4.
Black Matuka and Olive Matuka Sculpin, size 4/6
Blue-winged Olives, size 20/18, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Spotted Sedge caddis, size 14/16, larva, pupa and adults
Salmonflies, size 4/6, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Pale Morning Duns, size 16/18, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Golden Stoneflies, size 10/12, nymphs and adults
Pale Evening Duns, size 14, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Little Yellow stoneflies, size 14/16, nymphs and adults
Carpenter ants, size 16/18
Japaneese Beetles, size 14/16
Sandwich hoppers, green, orange, brown, 12/10/8/6/4
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
The Brown Sculpin, White Belly Sculpin and Articulated 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.
Salmonfly stoneflies are hatching.
Spotted sedge caddis are hatching.
Pale Morning duns are hatching.
Golden stoneflies are hatching
Pale Evening duns are hatching.
Little Yellow stonflies are hatching.
Terrestrails are working, Carpenter ants, Japanese beetles and hoppers.
Options For Selecting Flies:
1. Email us (
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 (
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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