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About timsfly

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    Roaring River Master Fisher
  • Birthday 03/01/1963

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    Roaring River State Park
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    Anything Outdoors, and I mean anything :)

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  1. Crane creek is fishing pretty good right now, fished it yesterday, caught five nice trout, biggest one was about 12 inches, lots of top water activity. I caught all of my trout yesterday on a #12 parachute Adams, if you’re looking for something to do while the tail waters are still running hard and fast, crane creek can fill the void. Caps creek will get it’s first stocking of trout in the next week or so. Don’t forget you can fish below Roaring River State Park, and that water is very fishable. C&R season at Roaring River State Park starts up on November 8th.
  2. Water is in great shape, and should remain so up to march 1st, we had a great winter fishing season, plenty of nice sized trout were caught, several over 10lbs are still in the river and will be ready to catch on march 1st, these fish will make someone quite a story to tell. Water is up a bit, but is pretty clear, should be a good day for jig fishing and fly fishing, of course the lure of the day for the first 30 minutes or so, will be a spinner of some type. 1/16 or 1/8, seem to work best early, usually dark colors are best, but I've seen plenty of nice trout caught on bri
  3. The big fish have not moved there are plenty of smaller fish to play with there are a lot of 3-5 pond fish in the river. Roger said that he caught a bunch on Monday mostly on dry flies.
  4. No snakes at Crane, they have all moved on.
  5. water is finally down a lot, it is only 84 CFS this morning, the dry fly fishing has really gotten good the past few days, blue wing olives, caddis, adams, ants, and beetles are all working well. Still good fishing with buggers, olive and black still being the best colors. Copper johns, sow bugs, caddis nymphs, black, brown, and gray zebra midges are still working. San juan worms, glo-balls, mega worms, and mop flies are all working very well. 9' 7X leaders are great for drys right now, and for nymphs I'm using 6X and for buggers and larger streamers, I'm using 5X
  6. The MDC usually stocks 12-14 inch browns, and you would be surprised at how many make it to 18". and we see 5-8 pound browns every year, and the MDC only stocks a few each year at RR
  7. River did not flood Roaring River came up about 2 feet last night it has already started to fall,the water is still murky and still has a very strong flow, so again extra weight will be required to get down to the trout. Heavy jigs, spoons, spinners, and power bait will be your best bet for the next few days.
  8. Full but fishable, it's two feet higher this morning
  9. Roaring River has recovered from the flood,fishing has been very good for the past two weeks, still not much dry fly fishing but woolybuggers, streamers Copper Johns,pheasant tails, Zebra midges in bright colors, have all been doing very well bright, pink bright, yellow bright orange, and bright red, San Juan worms are also doing very well as are egg patterns in orange,orange/ white ,pink and, chartreuse I think most people are catching the biggest fish on power bait in zone 1 I have been fishing with sinking lines, on my 8 and 6 wt. fly rods. River is in pretty good shape not clear y
  10. Kids day is this next Saturday, bring your kids, grandkids lots of fun for kids 15 years and younger for more info call Paul at 417-847-2430 i think they are still needing volunteers
  11. Roaring River is low and clear and the dry fly fishing has been pretty good all year, I went down last evening caught a lot of small trout on a para adams, with a #20 pheasant tail as a dropper, fished the dropper about a foot off the adams, lots of intrest in the pheasant tai, caught maybe 7 on the nymph, broke the nymph off and started catching fish on the #16 para adams, and the fish on the dry were bigger than what I was catching on the pheasant tail. Still catching a lot of trout on san juan worms, mega worms and chamois worms, and small eggs will catch trout all day.
  12. Caught most on a #8 black woolybugger tied with a lot of weight
  13. It's in great shape, fished it yesterday, if you fish crane correctly, you'll hardly ever be in the water
  14. Worthwhile to make the drive from west fork?1/4/16 thanks!

    1. timsfly


      Water is in good shape, getting better every day

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