Driving South to the Ozarks is probably your best bet. I know folks swing for browns in the tailwater below Tablerock Dam and there are a bunch of rivers that have smallmouth bass. There is a good Orvis affiliated fly shop near Tablerock Dam that would be worth talking to. KC proper has 2 basspros and a Cabelas but I doubt anybody there knows anything about fly fishing (let alone Spey).
Fish Lake Tanneycomo - the tailwater right below Tablerock Dam. There is decent flow in this area and you can swing some big streamers. This time of year you will have a shot at some big browns that move up towards the dam to spawn. Best bet is to fish at night in my opinion but I am sure you can do well during the day as well. Water is fairly easy wading, mostly gravel.
The White river at bull shoals dam and the Norfork river at Norfork dam near Mountain home arkansas. In my oponion these are the best tailwaters east of the mississippi. spawning browns are very aggressive and a swung fly shoud work great. If you go, watch your step in the shoals, it can be tricky wading. good luck...
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