Fishing Report

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I can honestly say this has been one of the best summer fishing seasons in many years here on Lake Taneycomo.  I say that for a couple of reasons. (Above: Joe Merendas with a 28-inch brown.  Released.)

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With the heat of summer upon us, the generators are kicking in.  We've only seen low 90's so far, but during the week the dam operators are wasting no time bringing the...

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Lake Levels and Generation:  Probably the most important part of this fishing report is, "What is the water doing?"  That's been the emphasis of my reporting since May 1st when we saw the third highest water release from Table Rock Dam - 63,000 c.f.s (cubic feet per second.)

 

It's amazing to see so many big trout caught the last few days.  The Corps have had to open more flood gates because of rain over the weekend at Table Rock and Beaver Lakes but it's just made fishing better on Lake Taneycomo.  More and more threadfin shad have come over the gates from Table Rock giving our trout (and other species of fish) lots of eat.  

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