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Colorado: CFS 5,995: (Glenwood to Rifle) Hatches: Green drakes, caddis, and beatis dry flies. Caddis nymphs, Green Drake nymphs, little black stone nymphs, beatis emergers. Flies to use: Dry flies: Green drakes (4-8), green stimulator(4-8), Goddardis caddis (8-14), elk hair caddis (8-14). Nymphs: Prince nymphs (4-16), twenty inchers size (6-12), red copper Johns (6-12), Barris emergers (10-16), Kaufman stone fly (8-14). Hints: The clarity of the Colorado is slowly coming around. Try fishing in the evenings after work from about 7:30 p.m. to dark to catch the caddis and green drake hatches.

Roaring Fork (lower): (Carbondale to GWS) CFS 2,400. Hatches: caddis nymphs and dries, beatis nymphs and dries, midge nymphs, green drake nymphs and dries, and yellow sally dries and nymphs. Flies to use: Dry flies: Green drakes (4-8), green stimulator (4-8), Goddardis caddis (8-14), elk hair caddis (8-14), yellow sally (10-16). Nymphs: Epoxy back green drake nymphs size (6-10), peacock stone flies size (6-12) twenty inchers size (6-12) prince nymphs size (8-12), red copper Johns size (6-12) Hints: Fishing on the Roaring Fork might be the best fishing in the state for the next two to three weeks. Fish in the evenings for the green drake hatch. During the afternoons look for caddis and yellow sallies to hatch throughout the evening.

Roaring Fork (middle) (Basalt to Carbondale): CFS 1,600. Hatches: Caddis nymphs and dries, beatis nymphs and dries, midge nymphs, green drake nymphs and dries, and yellow sally dries and nymphs. Flies to use: Dry flies: Green Drakes (4-8), green stimulator (4-8), Goddardis caddis (8-14), elk hair caddis (8-14), yellow sally (10-16). Nymphs: epoxy back green drake nymphs size (6-10), peacock stone flies size (6-12) twenty inchers size (6-12) prince nymphs size (8-12), red copper Johns size (6-12) Hints: Fish in the evenings for the green drake hatch. During the afternoons look for caddis and yellow sallys to hatch throughout the evening.



Roaring Fork (upper)(Aspen to Basalt): CFS 1,200 Hatches: Caddis nymphs and dries, beatis nymphs and dries, midge nymphs, green drake nymphs and dries, and yellow sally dries and nymphs. Flies to use: Dry flies: Green drakes (4-8), green stimulator (4-8), Goddardis caddis (8-14), elk hair caddis (8-14), yellow sally (10-16). Nymphs: epoxy back green drake nymphs size (6-10), peacock stone flies size (6-12) twenty inchers size (6-12) prince nymphs size (8-12), red copper Johns size (6-12) Hints: The green drakes will take a little longer to reach the upper stretches near Aspen. If you have little extra time try to work down valley to fish for the big evening hatch.

Crystal: CFS 1,520. Hatches: Caddis nymphs, midge nymphs, beatis nymphs and dries. Flies to use: Red copper John (8-12), prince nymph (8-12 ), bread crust (8-12), blood prince (8-12), black pheasant tail (8-12). Hints: Water is clear and flowing great, especially above Redstone. Try fishing stimulators trailed by nymphs and you will be surprised to what comes out of the depths.



Fryingpan: CFS 155 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: Great middle of the day hatches occurring. Try fishing the warmer part of the day on the pan for the blue winged hatches, then move down to Basalt to the fork for the evening hatch.

Fishing report prepared by Colin Taylor, fishing guide for Roaring Fork Anglers and Alpine Angling. Contact him at 945-0180 and please ask for him directly or via e-mail at tieoneonoutfitters@hotmail.com.

Louie and the Lizards will play at 9:30 p.m. Friday, June 27, at the Black Nugget in Carbondale.

Strange will play the Buffalo Valley restaurant in south Glenwood Springs Saturday, June 28, at 9 p.m.

American Defiance and Once Tarnished will play at 7 p.m. Friday, June 27; ELB, Saturday, June 28, at the Sip and Surf Cafe, 1248 Railroad Ave., Rifle. $5 cover. No alcohol.

Robert DuBois will play Friday, June 27, at Steve’s Guitars, 19 N. 4th St. in Carbondale. $10 donation. Doors open at 8 p.m. Music starts at 8:30. 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.

Spooky and the Boogiemen will play rock and roll at 9 p.m. Friday, June 27, and Saturday, June 28, at O’Leary’s Saloon in Rifle. Classy karaoke Sunday at 9 p.m.

Rhythms of the Heart presents Flying Fingers frame drum workshop from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, June 29, at Aspen Health and Harmony in El Jebel. For information and to register, call Laurie Loeb, 963-2798.

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 Town Mothers will hold an open house with a display, “The Other Side of the Street, the Other Side of the Story,” from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 1, at 319 Main St. Carbondale, with information about the Crystal River Marketplace. The display will be open from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays through July 15. For more information call Laurie Loeb, 963-2798.

Dr. Kenneth E. Stone, Professor of Economics and Extension Economist at Iowa State University will speak about the economic impacts of shopping malls and big boxes, from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, July 2, at Carbondale Town Hall. 963-1890.

“Early American Country Dancing” is from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, July 3, at Apple Tree Park in New Castle. Suggested donation $6 per family or $3 for singles. Live music by Garden School musicians and friends.

The New Castle Art Guild will host Kids Art Camp July 9, 10, and 11, for grades pre-school through eighth. Register at the New Castle Community Center. For more information call P.J. Simms at 984-0615.

The city of Glenwood Springs will not shoot off fireworks this July 4, but will host a family celebration in Two Rivers Park from 6-9 p.m. with barbecue, contests, music and games for the kids.

Carbondale Cohousing is looking to create a new Carbondale neighborhood that will combine the advantages of individual home ownership with the benefits of shared common facilities, For more information, come to an Introduction to Cohousing and Potluck from 5-7 p.m. Saturday, June 28, at Carbondale Town Hall. For more information call Debbie at 963-1348.

Have you had a loss in your life? Would you like to join a support group? Call Debbie evenings at 945-7176 for more information.


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