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Colorado (Glenwood Springs to Rifle): CFS 5,050. Spring conditions will make it very hard to fish.Roaring Fork (lower Carbondale to GWS): CFS 1,650. 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) Hints: Look for caddis and beatis hatches, with fish holding very close to shoreline. Streamer fishing has been excellent both wading and floating. Water has gotten better over the past few days.Roaring Fork (middle Basalt to Carbondale): CFS 658. 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) Hints: Look for caddis and beatis hatches, with fish holding very close to shoreline. Streamer fishing has been excellent both wading and floating. Water has gotten better over the past few days.Roaring Fork (upper Aspen to Basalt): CFS 487. 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). Hints: Look for fish in the deep slow holes where there is lots of sunshine, with beatis and midge hatches occurring in the warmer part of the day. Be careful for rainbows still spawning in upper fork region. Crystal: CFS 1,090. Flies to use: buck skins (14-18), pheasant tails (14-18), beatis emergers (14-18), disco midge (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), Nats killer midge (18-22).Frying Pan: CFS 139. 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).Hints: Fishing is good through mid-morning, please be careful of spawning rainbows.Other considerations: This weekend, creeks reopen for fishing. Please respect the fact that fish may still be spawning or will be overly tired from spawning. These fish our are future. Treat them that way. Other questions contact http://www.fliesinflight.com or (970) 319-8888.
Support your local professional theater company by attending The Firebugs at 7:30 p.m. May 28-29 at Colorado Mountain Colleges Spring Valley Campus in the New Space Theatre. Tickets are $16 for adults and $10 for students. Information: 309-5398 or http://www.thunderrivertheatre.com.The Aspen Valley Community Foundation Spring Board requests funding proposals from nonprofit organizations from Aspen to Parachute by 5 p.m. Friday, May 28. Applications are available from the Aspen Valley Community Foundation offices in the Red Brick Arts & Recreation Center, 110 E. Hallam, Suite 126, in Aspen, or by calling 925-9300. Information: Georgina Levey, 925-3760, ext. 2212, or glevey@ aspenk12.net.The Two Rivers Mothers of Preschoolers invite all expecting mothers and mothers of preschoolers to meet from 9:30-11:30 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 10-11:30 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 from 1:30-4 p.m. Fridays at the Silt Historical Park. Information: 876-5801.The Hot Springs Pool will put its higher summer admission rates into effect starting Friday, May 28. Rates will be $13.50 for teens and adults, $8.50 for children, and children 2 and younger are free. The 9 p.m. rates are $8.50 for adults and teens, $7.50 for kids. Water slide rates are $4.25 for four rides or $5.75 for eight rides. Summer hours will start on Saturday, May 29. The pool will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily through Labor Day weekend.Author and radio host Amy Goodman will speak and sign copies of her new book, The Exception to the Rulers Exposing Oily Politicians, War Profiteers and the Media that Love Them, 2 p.m. Saturday, May 29, Paradise Theatre, 215 Grand Ave., Paonia.Area astronomy club members will be on hand at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park to help novice stargazers spot Comet C/2002 T7 around 9 p.m. Saturday, May 29. The Iron Mountain Tramway will be open late to accommodate astronomers. Information: Bob Koper, 945-4228, Sharon Polk, (816) 512-2265.Bingo, 7 p.m. Saturday, May 29, Marble firehouse. Information: Kimberley, 963-9815, or Vince, 963-3608.The Roaring Fork Valley Audubon Society annual Spring Bird Count and Birdathon, Saturday, May 29. Information: Linda Vidal, 704-9950, or Dave Clark, 963-3479. The Marble Historical Society presents quarry tours for a tax-deductible donation of $35 per person May 29 and 30. Five tours are offered each day, starting at 8 a.m. Reservations required: Kimberley, 963-9815.The Garfield County Department of Social Services will hold home-based child-care training from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., May 29 and June 5, in Glenwood Springs. Learn about the process, fees and regulations for licensing your home to care for children. Register by May 25: Dana Dunn, 945-9191, ext. 3066.Taylor Creek Fly Shop in Basalt offers free fly-fishing clinics from 10 a.m. to noon, every Saturday morning. The clinics cover equipment, casting, reading the water, entomology and other relevant topics. Just show up. No reservations required. Information: 927-4374.Lesly S. Adams also presents monthly dance parties for adults 21 and up Saturday nights at the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts. Information: Community Center, 384-6301, or Center for the Arts, 945-2414.
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