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Lilley’s Lake Taneycomo fishing report, February 8

Posted by Phil Lilley on February 8th, 2017


Is winter over?  The long range forecast says it might be.  But it is only February 8, and there’s well over a month left before March 21 arrives here.  And even then, you never know.  Snow could be right around the corner . . . but for today, there’s a 75-degree Saturday in sight (after our 75-degree Tuesday yesterday!)  And Lilleys’ Landing Resort has openings. read more…

Lake Taneycomo fishing report, January 13

Posted by Phil Lilley on January 13th, 2017

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Generation patterns haven’t changed much in the past few weeks.  They’re running water from 2 to 4 hours in the morning when the temperatures are at or below the freezing mark, and then again in the evening.  But on weekends, all bets are off on that pattern.  They usually don’t run any water on weekends unless we have a big cold snap. read more…

Big water, big brown

Posted by Phil Lilley on January 7th, 2017


Steve Benz, St Louis area resident, caught this monster brown trout this morning on Lake Taneycomo.  He was fishing with his long-time fishing partner, Curt Ochiltree, pre fishing for a private trout tournament tomorrow called the Boswell Memorial Tournament. read more…

Last Fish of 2016

Posted by Phil Lilley on January 2nd, 2017


Had some friends come stay at Lilley’s for the weekend and they asked that I take them out for the day.  I put in at about 7 at Cooper’s Creek and in the 20 min my friends were getting breakfast from McDonald’s I caught a 7.82# brown on my second cast and 5 casts later hit one that was in the 3# range. read more…

Last day of the year was a good one!

Posted by Phil Lilley on January 2nd, 2017


Fishing was good for us on Saturday. Fished below fall creek, down past Roark Creek and here and there in between.  read more…