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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.
The next Redstone Castle planning meeting will be at the Redstone Inn at 1 p.m. Friday, June 4.The Colorado Mule Deer Association will hold its second annual Kids Camp from June 11-14 on the Roan Plateau. Registration will close Friday, June 4. Information: Keith Goddard, 625-4436.The Aspen Police Department will hold an abandoned-auto auction at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 5, at the Pitkin County Landfill, with a viewing at 9:30 a.m. Payment for either auction must be by cash or check. Information: 920-5400.Aspen Valley Medical Foundation application deadline, 3 p.m. Friday, June 4. Information, contact AVMF, 544-1298.The Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts will hold its Fairy Festival 1-2:30 p.m. Friday, June 4. Festivities include costumes, refreshments, a free ballet class and a $10 discount on class registration. Information: 945-2414.From 5-8 p.m. Friday, June 4, classic and antique cars will be on display at Centennial Park, with prizes and peoples-choice awards. From 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, June 5, more than 15 antique vendors will set up shop on 9th Street, and an antique appraiser will be available to appraise antiques for free. To register for the Classic Car Show, contact Dennis at 945-5971. To register for the antique show, contact Harvey at 945-4505.Two Rivers Mothers of Preschoolers invites 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.The Yampah Mountain High School Teen Parent Program invites all graduates and friends of the program and their families to a party to celebrate its 10th anniversary from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 5, at the school, at 695 Red Mountain Drive in Glenwood Springs. There will be a free barbecue lunch, activities, games and prizes. Information: Lucy Adams, 945-9463, ext. 207.The inaugural Celebration of Health will take place from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 5, at Sopris Park in Carbondale. Information: Glenda Cheney, 963-3811 or email@example.com.Volunteers will continue work on the new Colorow Trail north of New Castle on National Trails Day, Saturday, June 5. To register: 927-8241 or http://www.rfov.org. Majid Kahhak will give a live painting demonstration and lecture 1:10 to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 5 as part of the Celebration of Health at Carbondales Sopris Park. The lecture is titled Painting from the Essence. Information: 704-0622.The Roaring Fork Audubon Society tour of the Silt Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 5, with birding along the way. Information: Chris Lazo, 963-8049.There will be an open-water PADI-certification scuba class for adults and children older than 10 on Saturday and Sunday, June 5-6. Call for NITROX class dates. Information: Dars Divers, 984-2820. 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 Basalt Emergency Management Committee meets at 9 a.m. the first Friday of every month at Basalt Town Hall, and all meetings are open to the public. Information: Dick Merritt, 927-5178. SATURDAYSTaylor 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 beginning May 22 at the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts. Information: Community Center, 384-6301, or Center for the Arts, 945-2414.
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