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Colorado: CFS 6,000. Hatches: Dry flies: caddis, green drakes, beatis. Nymphs:green drake, caddis, midge. Flies to use: prince nymphs (6-12), stone fly nymph (6-12), red copper johns (10-14), beatis emergers (14-18), cdc beatis dries (16-20), 20 incher nymphs (6-14), zebra midge (14-18), buck skins (14-18), black, olive, and yellow wolly buggers (4-8) green drake dries (8-12) caddis dries (12-16). Hints: You will begin to see green drakes on the lower sections of the river from New Castle to Silt. Water clarity is still poor, but fish will be feeding particularly in the evenings. Try fishing large streamers as well.

Roaring Fork (lower): (Carbondale to GWS) CFS 2,800; Hatches: Dry flies: caddis and beatis. Nymphs: beatis, green drake, little golden stones and caddis. Flies to use: buck skins (10-16), pheasant tails (10-16), beatis emergers, beatis cripples, beatis cdc dries (10-16), disco midge (10-16), prince nymph (10-16), 20-incher (10-16). Hints: Water levels are great and clarity is getting better by the day. Fish are feeding heavily and look for strong caddis hatches in the evenings. Try skating techniques with the caddis dries.

Roaring Fork (middle) (Basalt to Carbondale): CFS 1,600. Hatches: Dry flies: caddis and beatis. Nymphs: beatis, green drake, little golden stones and caddis. Flies to use: buck skins (10-16), pheasant tails (10-16), beatis emergers, beatis cripples, beatis cdc dries (10-16), disco midge (10-16), prince nymph (10-16), 20-incher (10-16). Hints: Water levels are great and clarity is perfect. Try fishing behind structure and close to shore. Fish are still stacked on the sides from run off.



Roaring Fork (upper)(Aspen to Basalt): CFS 1,200. Hatches: Dry flies: caddis and beatis. Nymphs: beatis, green drake, little golden stones and caddis. Flies to use: buck skins (10-16), pheasant tails (10-16), beatis emergers, beatis cripples, beatis cdc dries (10-16), disco midge (10-16), prince nymph (10-16), 20-incher (10-16), red copper johns (10-16). Hints: Try fishing below the Aspen airport. Water is still moving very fast so be careful when wading. Fish behind structure or where ever there is slower moving current.

Crystal: CFS 1,200. Hatches: Dry flies: caddis. Nymphs: beatis, green drake, little golden stones, and caddis. Flies to use: buck skins (10-16), pheasant tails (10-16), beatis emergers, beatis cripples, beatis cdc dries (10-16), disco midge (10-16), prince nymph (10-16), 20-incher (10-16), red copper johns (10-16). Hints: Water is clear above Redstone. Try fishing a dry dropper rig with a big stimulator as your dry.



Fryingpan: CFS 107. Hatches: midge nymphs, mysis shrimp, caddis nymphs, beatis nymphs and dries. Flies: mysis shrimp (16-20), zebra midge of various colors (16-22), frying pan emerger (18-22), gray and olive RS2s (18-22), cdc beatis dries (18-22). Hints: Don’t be intimidated by small flies and light leader materials. There will be a lot of fisher people in the upper areas of river. Try fishing the lower parts of river in the evenings for great hatches and less crowds.

Other considerations: BarZX Ranch: very, very big fish in ponds but expensive to fish there. If you’re willing to drive about an hour and a half fishing is excellent in the Gunnison River and Pleasure Park.

Universal Dances of Peace will be held from 7:30-10 p.m. Saturday, June 21, at the United Methodist Church (Bethel Chapel), 9th and Cooper, Glenwood Springs. Circle dances using simple folk dance movements and sacred spiritual phrases. For more information call James Belling at 384-1122.

Soul Feel will play rock, folk and blues at 8 p.m. Friday, June 20, at the Feral Book Cafe, 723 Cooper, Glenwood Springs. $5 cover. For more information call 928-8813.

Paleface featuring Luke and Wade will play from 5-8 p.m. Sunday, June 22, at Rivers restaurant. For more information call 928-8813.

American Defiance will play at 7 p.m. Friday, June 20; Balistik Solutions, Saturday, June 21, at the Sip and Surf Cafe, 1248 Railroad Ave., Rifle. $5 cover. No alcohol.

Scooze will play Friday, June 20, at Steve’s Guitars, 19 N. 4th St. in Carbondale. $10 donation. Doors open at 8 p.m. Music starts at 8:30. For information call 963-3304.

Friday is open mike night at 8 p.m. at the Short Stop in El Jebel. Country D.J. with JD the Marlboro Man 8 p.m. Saturdays; Thursday ladies’ night with free drinks for ladies from 8:30-10:30 p.m. Karaoke and D.J. dancing from 9 p.m. to close.

Last Call will play at 9 p.m. Friday, June 20 and Saturday, June 21, at the Hideout in Parachute. No cover.

Reckless Abandon will play rock and roll at 9 p.m. Friday, June 20, and Saturday, June 22, at O’Leary’s Saloon in Rifle. Classy karaoke is Wednesday and Sunday at 9 p.m.

Desert Flyer plays at 9 p.m. Friday, June 20 and Saturday, June 22, at the Winchester Night Club in Rifle. Karaoke starts at 7 p.m. every Thursday. Call 625-0380 for details.

Workin’ Man’s Blues with Big Daddy Lee and the Kingbees every Sunday from 5-8 p.m. at the Black Nugget Saloon, 4th and Main, Carbondale. For information call 963-4498.

The Rocky Mountain Interdisciplinary Committee on Child Custody, a group of local professionals, will meet from noon to 2 p.m. Friday, June 20, at the Garfield County Courthouse, Room 301, in Glenwood Springs. The public is welcome to attend.

The Fourth Annual State of the World Conference, including a day dedicated to the State of the American West, is set for June 20-22 at The Aspen Institute in Aspen, sponsored by the Sopris Foundation. Among the 16 speakers is former Forest Service Chief Michael Dombeck, who launched the Roadless Initiative under President Clinton. For more information and to register, please visit http://www.soprisfoundation.org, or call (970) 925-2521.

Solar Energy International presents biodiesel advocate and eco-rapper Charris Ford and local energy expert Randy Udall at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 26, at Solar Energy International, 76 South 2nd St., Carbondale. For more information call SEI at 963-8855.

The Carbondale Mountain Fair Board of Directors is seeking T-shirt and poster designs for the 32nd annual Mountain Fair, July 25-27, in Sopris Park in Carbondale. For information, call 963-1680 or stop by at 645 Main St. Carbondale.


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