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2015 MDC/Lake Taneycomo Trout Sampling

Posted by Phil Lilley on September 3rd, 2015

Attached is the trout sampling summary from our sampling efforts on August 19.  The fishery looks great!  Fish were fat and happy, though not as fat as this spring, but still very healthy.  The big spike in 11 inch brown trout is a result of surplus brown trout in the hatchery stocked early this summer.  That brings the total number of brown trout stocked in 2015 to 20,217.  Next year will be the last year for stocking triploids and the 15,000 per year commitment.  Unless future sampling shows we need the additional 5,000 each year, we will likely return to stocking 10,000 annually in 2017.  The bottom line is that the brown trout fishery is back to where it was before the floods and anglers are beginning to see the benefits of that. read more…


Morgan’s Trophy

Posted by Phil Lilley on September 1st, 2015

Morgan Wyatt works here at Lilleys‘ Landing in our office/tackle shop. She’s worked at several “fishy” places in her young life–Shepherd of the Hills Hatchery to name one.  There she learned all about our trout, but she didn’t learn how to catch trout until she made the move to Lilleys‘ Landing. read more…


Lilley’s Lake Taneycomo fishing report, August 31

Posted by Phil Lilley on September 1st, 2015

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As Table Rock nears the magic lake level of 918 feet, we all wait with baited breath to see if the U.S. Corps of Army Engineers is going to change its generation patterns.  Will they start running less water?  Shutting it off at night?  We will see very soon. read more…


Guns & Hoses 2015

Posted by Phil Lilley on September 1st, 2015

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We could not have asked for a better day to fish in August! Very little humidity and cool temperatures with a little rain early in the afternoon made this fishing tournament one to remember. read more…


Lilley’s Lake Taneycomo fishing report, August 6

Posted by Phil Lilley on August 6th, 2015

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Generation has remained about the same for the last several weeks. If nothing else, it’s increased in volume. Table Rock continues to drop slowly and steadily–it’s now dropped almost to 924 feet. Beaver Lake is still hovering around 1129 feet and Bull Shoals has dropped only a foot the past week to 689 feet. Reminder: Bull Shoals need to drop below 680 feet before they can work on Powersite Dam. read more…


Lilleys’ Lake Taneycomo fishing report, July 28

Posted by Phil Lilley on July 29th, 2015

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It’s been a while since my last written fishing report, mainly because water conditions and fishing hasn’t changed that much in the last few weeks. If anything, catching has become tougher for most people. The best dock fishing and wade fishing below the dam has been narrowed down to late night and early morning — and I mean 11 p.m. until 5 a.m.. That’s when the water has been shut down, at least during weekdays. Weekends, dam operators have been running less water. read more…


Lilley’s Lake Taneycomo fishing report, June 30

Posted by Phil Lilley on July 2nd, 2015

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We’ve had a pretty wild summer!  Flood gates, warm, fast water and lots of great fishing — IF you can get out in a boat and drift.  That’s the only problem with a tailwater fishery… you’re at the mercy of generation and rain runoff. read more…


Lilley’s Lake Taneycomo fishing report, April 17

Posted by Phil Lilley on April 17th, 2015

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Yesterday marked the first day that the water was completely down, with no generation on Lake Taneycomo, in more than a month. This was a welcomed sight for at least fly fishermen who like to wade below the dam. I think this establishes a new pattern we might see for a few days.  We might see even less generation for the weekend, too. read more…