With streamer patterns, use intermediate sink leaders or sinking tip lines with 4X tippet and cast across the stream on and allow the fly to sink and swing with the current. In high water indicator rigs with heavy shot and dropper rigs with San Juan worms fish deep are a good way to go. With no generation look for moving water, drop offs and deeper water. Use 6x tippet and the lightest indicator possible, good choices are big dry flies and palsas. Zebra midges are a food staple at Taneycomo, but plan to change colors and depths to keep the fish hooking up. These fish turn on and off to color depending on where you are fishing the river. Scuds work well in the outlet area near the dam and hatchery.
Looks like we might get a little more rain this evening. After that, 70s and 80sthrough next weekend. Slight chance of rain Thursday and again Sunday and Monday. We will probably continue to see generation of some kind until Table Rock Lake reaches pool. Best bet to catch fish is going to be out of a boat. There are a few spots where you might pick up some fish without a boat, but those are definitely few and far between. We will continue to see most of the same patterns continue to work. You can always call us for an update or keep checking the schedules and real time for generation. A link to that information and phone numbers is available on our website. (Click on River Run Outfitters at the top of the page and the link to "Visit our Website" for current trip reports and pictures and generation schedules.)
|TH Zebra Midge||black/copper||18||Buy from Orvis.com|
|TH Zebra Midge||primrose and pearl||18||Buy from Orvis.com|
|Bead Body Scud||gray or tan||12-20||Buy from Orvis.com|
|Micro Egg||peach or chartreuse||16||Buy from Orvis.com|
|Woolly Bugger||olive||10-14||Buy from Orvis.com|
|Vernille San Juan Worm||red, pink||12-16||Buy from Orvis.com|