Tough…But Still Catching! And, Two New Strippers On The River!

Good news is, no more rain chances through Thursday.  Bad news, 60% chances Friday and Saturday.  Let’s be optimistic….40% chance it will not rain and lots of things can chance between today and Friday!

Doubt that we are going to see much of a chance in water flow for some time. They do have 3 generators on line, but they are still running the 10 flood gates at various openings, from 1.5′ to 0.5′   Probably going to keep this up until we get to at least 920′ on Table Rock and probably shoot for even lower.  Time will tell.

In the meantime, we are still drifting Taneycomo.  Although it is a big tougher for the fly fisher and to find fish, we are catching.  Darrell and

Bob - 6/20/15

Bob – 6/20/15

Jim out Saturday with Bob and his sons, Tim and Jeremy.  Darrell had Bob and they caught several fish on a San Juan worm and the ruby 2.  Jim had they boys and it was the ruby with a brown San Juan or the hot hare’s ear nymph.   The boys are pretty new to fly fishing, so Jim spent a little time working on skills and techniques.  Stan and Carolyn had two couple from the Kansas City area out.  Stan took the guys, Mike and Jeff and Carolyn took the ladies, Vicki and Donna.  The guys had a good day on the peach egg pattern.  Vicki and Donna fished and caught a few on the egg pattern, but we had more action and caught more fish stripping the tiger tail streamer.  Two new strippers

Vicki & Donna - 6/20/15

Vicki & Donna – 6/20/15

were born!  They both preferred this method of fishing.  They even had one double (both hooked a fish at the same time).

Sunday Stan took Doug and Dixie out for half a day.  It was peach egg day for them  Dixie caught a nice 17″ rainbow.

 

 

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