Calendar for Feb. 6
Colorado: CFS 1110. 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. Try fishing from around 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. during the warmer part of the day. Cold weather has frozen sections of the Colorado causing ice blockage. It is not recommended to float unless fully scouted and rowed with those with solid rowing skills.
Roaring Fork (lower, Carbondale to GWS) CFS 419. 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: Try fishing from around 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. during the warmer part of the day and be careful around any ice. Try nymphing deep runs and eddies allowing flies to drift slow enough for lethargic fish to take.
Roaring Fork (middle, Basalt to Carbondale): CFS 365. 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: Try fishing from around 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. during the warmer part of the day. Be careful around any ice, and dress properly. Has fished well over the past week, look for the deeper holes for fish have congregated there to hold for the winter. Use traditional nymphing methods.
Roaring Fork (upper, Aspen to Basalt): CFS 289. 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: Ice coverage will make fishing very difficult in many areas. Please be very careful in this area if you plan to fish.
Crystal: CFS Iced Over. 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 and ice blockage will make conditions difficult to fish. Be careful and dress properly.
Frying Pan: CFS 83. 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 place fishing at a higher risk level. Please be very careful and always bring an extra set of warm clothes and warm drinks. For local or any other questions on fishing please contact fliesinflight.com.
Due to a mechanical malfunction, the Glenwood Springs Community Center Ice Rink will be closed until Saturday, Feb. 7. All activities have been canceled. Information: the Recreation Hotline, 384-6340.
Glenwood’s Fraternal Order of Eagles will serve dinner from 5-8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 6. Meatloaf and more for $6, proceeds to local Auxiliary charities.
Basalt’s Gyminikids is offering a special Valentine’s photo shoot from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Feb. 7. Free sitting fee. Open Play available for $6 per child. 927-1000.
Permanent Rifle Education Course (good for all methods of take), held 7:45 a.m to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 7-8, Silt Fire Department. Pre-registration: Judy, 625-9533. $10. Guardian or parent required for kids 12 and under.
Free introduction to Core Transformation, 3-5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, presented by Barb Kimberlie Chenoweth at Transitions, 1322 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Information: 945-8598, ext. 3.
On Saturday, Feb. 7, the Roaring Fork Audubon Society will be hosted by the Grand Valley chapter on an annual tour of raptor sites in the Grand Junction vicinity. Information: Linda, 704-9950.
The Silt Historical Society will hold its annual meeting at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 8, at the Silt Historical Park. The public is invited; help keep the park a viable and functioning part of the community. Information: Alice Boulton, 876-2668, or Bill Smith, 876-1980.
Jonathan Fox-Rubin, CEO of Hypercar Inc., will speak at 7 p.m., Monday, Feb. 9 at the Roaring Fork High School auditorium, as part of Tomorrow’s Voices, a series of environmental lectures.
The Roaring Fork Peace Coalition presents a free video showing of “September 11: Coverup or Complicity,” featuring Michel Chossudovsky, author of “War and Globalization, the Truth behind 9/11.” 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 9, Glenwood Springs High School library, Tues. and 7 p.m. Feb.10, Room 109, Roaring Fork High School , Carbondale. Information: 945-1030
The Glenwood Springs group of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America will meet Monday, Feb. 9, from 9 a.m. till noon, at Mountain View Church. All interested stitchers are welcome. Please call Becca with any questions, 945-7434.
The Northwest Colorado Oil and Gas Forum will meet from 3:30-6 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 9, at the Garfield County Fairgrounds’ South Hall in Rifle. An open public comment and question period begins at 5 p.m. Information: Brian Macke, (303) 894-2100, ext. 122.
Class III of the American Leadership Forum, Rocky Mountain Chapter, is offering “Building Community Leaders Through Mentoring,” a one-day workshop to be held Tuesday, Feb. 10, at the Brush Creek Pavilion in Eagle. $25. Information: Jane Toothaker, 879-0391, or Nan Sundeen, (888) 930-5200.
Wee Ones Wednesdays, a new, specially priced lunch buffet for children under 10, is available every Wednesday at Exclamation Point restaurant, located at the top of the Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park tram. Food is available from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.; $3.95 per child. Information: 945-9799.
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