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Calendar for Feb. 27

Colorado: CFS 1190. Flies to use: prince nymph (8-16), pheasant tails (12-20), red and black copper johns (10-14), olive matuka (6-8), black woolly bugger (6-10), autumn splendor (6-10), epoxy beatis (16-20). Hints: Fishing below Glenwood will be strong especially using traditional nymphing in deep slow eddies. Warmer weather has made fishing great!

Roaring Fork (lower, Carbondale to GWS): CFS 345. Flies to use: buck skins (14-18), pheasant tails (14-18), beatis emergers (14-18), disco midge (14-18), prince nymph (14-18), 20 incher (14-18), serendipity (16-22), peacock stone fly nymph (12-16), black copper john (14-18), wd-40’s (18-22), and glue gun egg patterns, kaufman’s stone fly (8-12). Hints: Warmer weather has made our window of fishing longer and better. Fishing from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. has been strong. Look for fish feeding on midge dries during the warm parts of the day for those dry fly enthusiasts.

Roaring Fork (middle, Basalt to Carbondale): CFS 305. Flies to use: buck skins (14-18), pheasant tails (14-18), beatis emergers (14-18), disco midge (14-18), prince nymph (14-18), 20 incher (14-18), peacock stonefly nymphs (8-12), zebra midge (14-18) wd-40’s (18-22), and glue gun egg patterns, fka prince nymph (12-16). Hints: Warmer weather has made our window of fishing longer and better. Fishing from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. has been strong. Look for fish feeding on midge dries during the warm parts of the day for those dry fly enthusiasts.



Roaring Fork (upper, Aspen to Basalt): CFS 250. Flies to use: buck skins (14-18), pheasant tails (14-18), beatis emergers (14-18), disco midge (14-18), prince nymph (14-18), 20 incher (14-18) wd-40’s (18-22), and glue gun egg patterns. Hints: The ice has begun to thaw, look for fish in the deep slow holes where there is lots of sunshine. May want to wait until 11 a.m. to be on the river.

Crystal: CFS 66. Flies to use: Red copper john (14-18), prince nymph (14-18), bread crust (14-18), blood prince (14-18), black pheasant tail (14-18), green copper john (12-18), flash back pheasant tail (10-16). Hints: Water levels are low, but with warmer weather fishing will be good closer to Carbondale. Fish the deeper runs with traditional nymphing techniques.



Frying Pan: CFS 84. Flies to use: Bill’s Midge Emerge (18-22), Bill’s Midge Adult (18-22), Hatching Midges and Sprout Midges (18-22), Jujubees (18-22), Red TC Midge (18-22), Johnny Flashes (18-22), Desert Storms (18-22), Drew’s Mysis (18-22), Tim Mysis (18-22), Will’s epoxy Mysis (18-22), Glo Bugs, RS2s and Black BLMs, mysis shrimp (16-20), zebra midge of various colors (16-22), gray and olive RS2s (18-22), bwo dries (18-24). Hints: Great time of year to be on the Pan, there are still midge hatches during warm days that are fun to catch during lunch time or just after, with very little crowds.

Other considerations: Weather conditions have been great. This is the time of year when big fish are caught! Many fish will begin to feed heavily, particularly rainbows which will begin to get ready for the spring spawn, so dust off the rod and waders and go take a look. For any other questions please contact http://www.fliesinflight.com or 319-8888.

A new Jazzercise class will be added to the schedule at the Glenwood Springs Community Center at 6:30 a.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays beginning on March 1. Anyone who registers for this new class from now through March 1 will receive a discount and can attend all Jazzercise classes offered at the Community Center. Information: Sandy, 948-2706, or Denise, 945-6998.

Glenwood Springs High School will be holding freshmen registration for the 2004-2005 school year at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 2, in the school auditorium. All incoming freshmen and their parents are encouraged to attend to complete the preregistration process. Information: 384-5559.

Glenwood Springs High School will host a blood drive in honor of Cody Brickell from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 3, in the school’s Multi-Purpose Room. Participants must meet certain qualifications before contributing blood and must be at least 18 years old. Information: Molly Ackerman, Ryan Erickson or Michael Hoban at GSHS, 384-5555.

Colorado Mountain College Senior Center is sponsoring the AARP Driver Safety Program from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 3, and Thursday, March 4, at the CMC Glenwood Springs Center, 1402 Blake Ave. The class is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day. $10. Information: Linda, 945-9117.

United Way of Garfield will have a breakfast meeting with its 20 agencies to talk about the 2003-04 campaign at 8 a.m. on Thursday, March 4, at the CMC Senior Program room at the Blake Center in Glenwood Springs. The public is invited to attend this annual meeting but must RSVP to United Way by Monday, March 1, at 625-8189.

The National Association of Retired Federal Employees will meet at 11:30 a.m. on March 4 at the Colorado Mountain College Center in Glenwood Springs. Lunch will be followed by a program and meeting, with Bob Lawton talking about his recent trips to Egypt and Jordan. Information: Margaret Barz, 945-6852.

Chambers and Associates will be holding a free educational seminar on enhancing the value of your retirement funds from 10-11:30 a.m. on March 4 at the Glenwood Springs Community Center and also at the Battlement Mesa Activity Center from 3-4:30 p.m. the same day. Information: Sara Blackard, (970) 241-6338.

Come share your rhythmic bliss at the Carbondale Community Drum Circle, held from 7:30-9:30 p.m. March 5 at Carbondale Community School. Beginner’s orientation at 6:30 p.m. Information: Laurie Loeb, 963-2798.

Basalt and Rural Fire Department’s fifth annual Snowmobile Poker Run and Chili Supper, held in memory of Lt. Vincent Paul Thomas, will take place on Saturday, March 6, at Elk Wallow campground, with dinner at the Thomasville fire station. 9:30 a.m. check in, 10 a.m. start, dinner from 3-6 p.m. with chili, salads, deserts and beverages by the Basalt Fire and EMS volunteers. $20 per sled, $15 for children under 14. Information: Michael, 927-0233.


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