Calendar for March 5
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-40s (18-22), and glue gun egg patterns, kaufmans 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-40s (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-40s (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 am 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: Bills Midge Emerge (18-22), Bills 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), Drews Mysis (18-22), Tim Mysis (18-22), Wills 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.
Basalt and Rural Fire Departments 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.Saint Mary of the Crown hosts an all-you-can-eat fish fry from 5-7 p.m. on Sunday, March 7. Fish, baked beans, coleslaw and dessert. $10 suggested donation for adults, $5 for kids 5-12 and free for kids under 5. Information: 963-3317.The Glenwood Springs Group of the Embroiderers Guild of America will hold its monthly meeting from 9 a.m. to noon on Monday, March 8, at Mountain View Church. All interested stitchers are welcome. Information: 945-6381.Stephanie Rogers, certified cranio-sacral and polarity therapist, will present a workshop on womens wellness and breast health at 6:15 p.m. on Monday, March 8, at the Crystal River Yoga Center in Carbondale. Registration: Stephanie, 618-6899, or Ricki, 927-1373.Glenwood Springs Elementary Schools Literacy Night takes place from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 8. Eat dinner from a baked potato bar, socialize and get to know other families, listen to a storyteller and learn more about literacy. $4 for adults, $3 for children, $10 per family. Tickets through GSES; information: 384-5400.Cedar Ridge Ranch, a western riding facility in Missouri Heights, is beginning to assemble a womens drill team. Four new riders are needed to complete the team. Tryouts will be held at the ranch at 10 a.m. on March 8. Information: 963-8616.March 8 is the last day to register to vote in the April 6, 2004, elections in Carbondale, New Castle, Silt and Parachute. A voter registration form is available at the Garfield County Clerk & Recorders Office, 109 8th St. #200, in Glenwood Springs. For New Castle election details, call the Town Clerks office, 984-2311. For Silt election details, call the Town Clerks office, 876-2353. For voter registration questions, call the County Clerk & Recorders office, 945-2377, ext. 2.In celebration of the 162nd anniversary of the oldest womens organization in the world, women are invited to attend the Relief Society birthday party, at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 9, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Rifle. Dinner and nursery are provided. Information: Mary, 625-8596.The Carbondale Clay Center is pleased to host a slideshow on Tuesday, March 9, by Hyko Laeyendecker on his recent excursion to China through the National Ceramics Museum of Holland.Free and open to the public. Potluck dinner begins at 6 p.m., immediately followed by slideshow. Information: 963-CLAY (2529).
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