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Recommended Tackle & Gear
4, 5 or 6 weight
Dry fly: 9 ft., 5 or 6X Nymphing: 71/2 ft.,
3 or 4X, Streamers 0-2X
Dry fly: 5 or 6X, Nymphing: 3 or 4X,
Best Fly Rods:
Perfect Fly Supreme Four, Superb Five
or Ultimate Six
For 4/5/6 fly line
Fly Floatants and Misc Items:
Floatants, KISS Strike Indicators
Tools & Accessories:
Nippers, forceps, retractors, etc.
Roaring Fork River Fishing Report - August 18, 2017
The river is in good condition in all sections from the headwaters to the lower river.
Trout are being caught in all sections. There are still some good hatches taking
place. There are some little BWOs and lots of Pale Morning Duns. Little Yellow
stoneflies are plentiful.
7 Day Weather Forecast: There is a chance of rain tomorrow and next Thursday,
otherwise clear. Highs will range from 83 to 85 and lows from 48 to 49 degrees.
Recommended Trout Flies:
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
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
Little Yellow stoneflies, size 16/14, nymphs and adults
Sandwich Hoppers, size 8-12, brown and green
Carpenter Ants, size 18/16, black
Japanese Beetles, size 16/14
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
The Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin streamers are good flies to use for larger
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 are hatching.
Pale Morning duns are hatching.
Golden stoneflies are hatchng.
Green sedge caddisflies are hatching. Spotted Sedge caddisflies are hatching.
Little Yellow stoneflies are hatching.
Terrestrials can be important at times - Carpenter ants, Japanese Beetles and Hoppers.
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