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Roaring Fork River Fishing Report - April 28, 2017
The stream levels are down to normal levels and can be waded in most places.
There are a lot of insects hatching and two of our customers reported catching
some very nice trout yesterday. There are lots of little Black Caddis hatching as well
as some other insects.

Stream Conditions:






7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of snow or rain everyday except
Monday
and next Tuesday. Highs will range from 46 to 58 and lows from 22 to 33
degrees.


Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 852 cf
Level: 3.20ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 54
Clarity: mostly 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
Little Brown Stoneflies, size 14, nymphs and adults
Skwala Stoneflies, size 10, nymphs and adults
Midges: Blood (Red), sizes 20, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Cream, size 20, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Light Green, size 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Little Black Caddis, size 18, pupa and adults
March Browns, size 12/14, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
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.
Midges are starting to hatch and will become more and more important as the water gets
colder.
Skwala stoneflies are hatching.
Little Brown stoneflies are hatching.
Little Black Caddisflies are hatching.
March Browns 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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River, Guide to fly fishing the Roaring
Fork River, Roaring Fork River fishing
seasons and much more