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Roaring Fork River Fishing Report - September 17, 2018
Stream levels are up. There are still several hatches taking place. Good numbers of
trout are being caught. Stay low and hidden to not spook the trout.

Stream Conditions:







7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is almost no chance of rain for the coming week.
Highs will range from
75 to 80 and lows from 35 to 48.



Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: xxx cfs not working
Level: 2.50 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 55
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
Spotted sedges, (caddisflies) size 14, 16, lava, pupa and adults
Pale Morning Duns, size 16/18, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Little Yellow Stoneflies, size 16/14, nymphs and adults
October Caddis, size 6, larva and adults
Tricos, size 20, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners.
Japanese Beetles, size 16/14
Carpenter Ants, size 18/16
Sandwich Hoppers - Green/Brown, size 4 to 12
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.
Pale Morning duns are hatching.
Tricos are hatching.

October Caddis are hatching.

Little Yellow stoneflies are hatching.
Spotted Sedges are hatching.
Terrestrials such as carpenter ants, Japanese beetles and hopper are working.
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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