Fishing Report

Taneycomo Jan 15

Trout fishing for rainbows on Lake Taneycomo has been pretty close to "excellent" the last couple of weeks and I don't use the word excellent very often to describe fishing. I was once told to say fishing was excellent would be say everyone is catching fish. That's pretty much what it is right now. And the quality of rainbows is the best many anglers have seen it in many years.

jp fishing

Another year has passed.   Hundreds of thousands of trout have been stocked into Lake Taneycomo, and hundreds of thousands have bent the...

Brent rainbow

"When is the very best time to fish for trout on Lake Taneycomo?" That's a question I am asked quite a bit, and my answer is always the same -- December! And the fishing right now proves that out!! It's been very good.

November 21 c

Generation on Lake Taneycomo the last few weeks have been fairly consistent. There's been some flow but not much. When dam officials do run water, it's in the mornings and/or evenings for a couple of hours. There are exceptions (of course). No real pattern to the day of the week, but they've been running from a half unit to two units all day and night. But again, that's may be one day a week. Colder...

Fall Taneycomo Lookout

Yes, it's cold here on Lake Taneycomo this morning. The Ozarks isn't sheltered from the cold arctic air that blew in last night across the Midwest. While warmwater fish like bass and crappie might become dormant as it gets cooler, trout thrive on cold. It's just hard on us anglers, right?!