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Colorado: CFS 4,320. (Glenwood Springs to Rifle): 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), fka prince nymph (12-16), green copper john (10-14) yellow sally dries (16-18) golden stone dries 12-18) stimulator green, yellow, and peacock (10-18), green drake emergers (10-14) green drake dries (8-12) elk hair caddis (12-16) Hints: Caddis hatches have been strong in the late evening, with water clarity being good. Look for using dry dropper rigging using large terrestrials with emerger patters tied of the back of your dry fly.Roaring Fork (lower): (Carbondale to GWS) CFS 2,430. 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), fka prince nymph (12-16), green copper john (10-14) yellow sally dries (16-18) golden stone dries 12-18) stimulator green, yellow, and peacock (10-18), green drake emergers (10-14) green drake dries (8-12) Hints: The green drakes are out look for late evening hatches. This is when you should be fishing, so tell the wife or husband that you will be late for dinner, for this is what we wait for every year. During the morning look for PMDs, yellow sallies and caddis to come off.Roaring Fork (middle) (Basalt to Carbondale): CFS 1,120. 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), fka prince nymph (12-16), green copper john (10-14), PMD dry flies (16-20) elk hair caddis (12-16) yellow sally dries (14-18) Hints: Look for caddis, PMD and yellow sally hatches. Streamer fishing has been excellent both wading and floating. Green drakes are slowly moving up valley look for the drake hatch late in the evenings, Water is clear but still high be careful wading in strong currents. Roaring Fork (upper)(Aspen to Basalt): CFS 364. 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), peeking caddis (14-18) golden stone nymph (14-18). Hints: Look for fish holding close to banks and very hungry. Golden and black stonefly nymphs are looking plump and ready to hatch soon. Crystal: CFS 1,020. 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), peeking caddis (14-18) golden stone nymph (14-18), stimulators (12-16) elk hair caddis (12-16). Hints: Clarity of water is much better look to rig dry fly dropper rigs, and fish are feeding heavily now that the runoff is over and water is clearer.Frying Pan: CFS 110. 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 shrimp (16-20), RS2s and Black BLMs, zebra midge of various colors (16-22), gray and olive RS2s (18-22), bwo dries (18-24) pmd dry flies (18-22), yellow sallies (16-20) elk hair caddis (14-18). Hints: The lower section of river has had a great yellow sally hatch midafternoon with very little crowds also look for those drakes to start creeping up over the next week on the lower section. Other considerations: Summer is here, and water will begin to clear now. Please respect all the rules and regulations that our DOW has set forth, not knowing regulations is not an excuse. If you dont know, ask! Questions: contact info@fliesinflight.com or 319-8888.

Valley Havurah and Synagogue Shabbat dinner, 6-8 p.m. Friday, June 25, Glenwood Community Center. Dinner will be a vegetable/dairy/fish potluck; last names beginning with A-I should bring a salad or appetizer, J-Q a side dish and R-Z a main dish. Information: 945-1024.Alpine Singles hold ladies night, 5:30-7 p.m. Friday, June 25, downstairs in the Ramada Inn. Information: 945-9128.Sylvan Estates on First Avenue off of 7th Street in New Castle will hold a neighborhood garage sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 25-26. There will be signs posted throughout town.The Two Rivers Mothers of Preschoolers invite all expecting mothers and mothers of preschoolers to meet from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on the first, third and fifth Fridays of each month at Mountain View Church, next to Buffalo Valley. Child care is available for infants to kindergartners. Information: Jo, 876-1941.Kate Carei will lead yoga classes from noon to 1:15 p.m. Mondays, and 10 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays at Aspen Health & Harmony, 19351 Highway 82 in El Jebel, across the street from City Market. Information: 704-9642. The Silt Historical Societys needlework group meets 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays at the Silt Historical Park. Information: 876-5801.The Body Barn in Carbondale offers Hatha yoga, combining traditional asana work and pranayama from 8-9:15 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Information: 963-3388.There will be a class reunion for the graduating classes of Carbondale Union High School (now Roaring Fork High School) for 1952, 53, 54, 55 and 56 will begin at noon Saturday, June 26. Information: Jackie Gross, 963-2200.The Glenwood Springs Wal-Mart bicycle rodeo, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 26.Dave Fishell will lead a walking tour of Grand Junction, from 3-5 p.m. Saturday, June 26, starting at the Museum of Western Colorados Whitman Educational Center, at 4th and Ute downtown. $10 for museum members and Grand Junction residents, and $12 for nonmembers. RSVP: 254-3866; Information: Kim Murray, 242-0971, ext. 214, or kmurray@westcomuseum.org.The Carbondale City Market will hold a Great American Bake Sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 26. Profits benefit Share Our Strength, an anti-hunger nonprofit organization dedicated to ending child hunger. Information: Marian, 963-4754 A class reunion for the graduating classes of Carbondale Union High School (now Roaring Fork High School) for the years 1952, 53, 54, 55 and 56 will be held on Saturday, June 26. A potluck luncheon will be held at Sopris Park in Carbondale beginning at noon. An invitation is extended to anyone wishing to attend, regardless of whether or not you were a member of one of these graduating classes. Bring a potluck dish and renew old acquaintances. Information: Jackie Gross, 963-2200.


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