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Roaring Fork River Fishing Report - October 20, 2017
The river is in good shape from a stream levels standpoint in all sections. We
recommend fishing the middle and lower river. They upper section is a little chilly.
There are some good Blue-winged olive and Midge hatches taking place.


Stream Conditions:






7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of snow through Saturday, otherwise
clear
for the next week. Highs will range from 46 to 63 and lows from 24 to 27
degrees.


Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 704 cf
Level: 3.02 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 49
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
October Caddis, size 6, pupa and adults
Spotted sedges, (caddisflies) size 14, 16, lava, 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.
October Caddis 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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