Calendar for March 12
Colorado: CFS 1240. 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 69. 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, who 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.
The Early Childhood Center will host an open house from 9:30-11 a.m. on Friday, March 12. Visit the school, meet the teachers and other parents and children.Open to the public. Information: Julie Mulcahy, 963-1960.
Rifle High School will present “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” at 7 p.m. March 12 at the RHS auditorium. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for students and seniors and free for children under 5. Tickets at the school.
Mid-Valley MOPS, 9-11:30 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 13, at Christ Community Church, Basalt. Aspen volunteer firefighter Roy Holloway will give a talk and demonstration on infant/child CPR. Information: Wendy Rickard, 927-5154, or Jacy Allen, 927-8722.
SHARE Colorado registration will take place from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 13, at the Eagles Club, 312 7th St., Glenwood Springs. Information: 945-8333.
The Eagles Club will be celebrating the Aerie’s 102nd year and the Auxiliary’s 52nd anniversary during a special all-day party held Saturday, March 13. The memorial service will be at 1 p.m., an Auxiliary meeting at 2 p.m. and the Aerie meeting at 3 p.m. Social hour from 5-6 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m. and music by White River following the meal. Information: 945-8333.
Bring your dog or cat for low-cost nail clipping and polishing at KDNK’s first “Peticure,” held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 13, at R.J. Paddywacks, located in the City Market shopping center in El Jebel. $10 for nail clipping, $15 for polishing and baths (with blow-drying) are $15. Information: 963-0139.
Carbondale’s Restaurant SIX89 has 40 seats available for a special winemakers’ dinner, to be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 23. Partial proceeds from the evening will be donated to LIFT-UP. Reservations/information: 963-6890.
Identity Crisis Youth Radio is sponsoring the “I Wanna Make ‘Em Stay Up All Night” show and fund-raiser, a 10 hour radio-thon to be held on KDNK from 10 p.m. Saturday, March 13, to 8 a.m. Sunday, March 14. Young DJs will be pitching for KDNK memberships and generating support for the Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program. Information: 963-0139.
The Roaring Fork Peace Coalition presents a video double feature, including “Another World is Possible” and “Amigo,” at 7 p.m. Monday, March 15, Glenwood High School Library and Tuesday, March 16, Roaring Fork High School, room #109, Carbondale. “Another World” discusses Brazil’s World Social Forum; “Amigo” traces CMC’s Service Learning Abroad program in Nicaragua and El Salvador. Discussion to follow. Information: 945-1030, 618-5475 or http://www.rfpeace.org.
Leadership for Managers, a one-day workshop for managers and supervisors, will take place on Tuesday, March 16, at the Hotel Colorado. Learn to lead by example, delegate effectively, resolve conflicts and communicate effectively. Information: 945-6589.
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