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Roaring Fork River Fishing Report - June 23, 2017
The river is up a little from last week, flowing very high (blown out) and muddy.
Hopefully, it will peak and start dropping soon. The big snow pack is taking some
time and we expect it will be near the first of July or later getting into good shape.


Stream Conditions:






7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is no chance of rain for the next week. Highs will
range from 84 to
87 and lows from 43 to 50 degrees.



Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 4830 cf
Level: 5.53 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 56
Clarity: stained to muddy
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
Western Green Drakes, size 10/12, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Pale Morning Duns, size 16/18, nymph, emergers, duns and spinners
Salmonflies, size 4/6, nymphs and adults
Golden Stoneflies, size 10/12, nymphs and adults
Green Sedges, (caddisflies) size 14/16, larva, pupa and adults
Spotted sedges, (caddisflies) size 14, 16, lava, 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.
Western Green drakes will start hatching anytime now.
Pale Morning duns will begin to hatch soon, if not already in the lower river.
Salmonflies are hatching.
Golden stoneflies will be hatching very soon.
Green sedge caddisflies are hatching.
Spotted Sedge caddisflies 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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Fly Fishing Roaring Fork River,
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