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Posted by Phil Lilley on May 17th, 2012
Kris Nelson, Tandem Fly Outfitters, called in a fishing report for Table Rock. Bass fishing is about the best it can be right now on the big lake. Also Crappie fishing is still pretty good. It was a very good spawning season for crappie and they’re still hanging around and being caught. CLICK HERE and listen to Kris’s BASS report and HERE for his CRAPPIE report.
I talked to Bill Babler this evening and he told me a fishing story… “no exaggeration!!” His clients caught hundreds of trout today. I guess by prefacing his report by saying “no exaggeration!!” he’s trying to dispel the old saying, “Know when a fisherman is telling a lie? When his lips move.” I believe him! Hear the WHOLE fishing story, I mean report by clicking HERE!! read more…
Darrell Bentley called in a report today on fishing at Montauk State Park. He said despite their water being very clear and low, fishing remains pretty good. Early and late in the day of course is the best and light line is a must. Hear Darrell’s full fishing report by clicking HERE. read more…
Water levels are running at 360 cfs at the spring and water clarity has been clear. Water levels are getting lower, which makes for some excellent wading opportunities. With low and clear water sunny days can be tuff. The trout will hug the bottom to get out of the sunlight and they will also hold to deeper pools. Grandma’s Brownie and Mark’s Guppies are the flies over the last week. I tied up some blue guppies and they worked great also. Purple Haze trout magnets and bait fish pattern baits are the go-to for spin fishermen. Come up through the week and there is no pressure and you can have the river all to yourself. It looks like it will be a hot week so get out on the Spring River and cool off.
Posted by Phil Lilley on May 15th, 2012
Tim says water is low at Roaring River and trout fishing is good. Conditions are perfect for dry fly fishing. Hear Tim’s report by clicking HERE.
Posted by Phil Lilley on May 14th, 2012
Table Rock is giving up some pretty incredible fish numbers lately, both in number and size. Bill called in his fishing report this evening… one that is worth listening to. Click HERE.
Posted by Col. Ron Janota on May 14th, 2012
Fishing on the White River, in the catch and release area, was slow from 7am to about 9:30am. The fish first started to bite on 22′s camel midgets, and dry flies, also size 22′s. Even had a few on WD40. At about 11am, the fishing really picked up using soft hackles-red, purple Anna K’s, and gray sowbugs. The drift had to be perfect and in just the right amount of current. I found that the speed was very important early in the afternoon. A nice, even flow was great. Hard to believe there are very few fishing below the dam. At 11am, from the dam down to the boat launches, there were at the most 15 people fishing. Wow, get out there in this perfect weather.
Posted by Phil Lilley on May 13th, 2012
Steve Dicky says trout fishing on Lake Taneycomo is about as good as it gets. With the water off in the mornings, his clients are boating and catching lots of rainbows in the trophy area using fly rods. Hear his report by clicking HERE.