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Colorado: Colorado: CFS 3,540: 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), Goddard’s caddis (8-14), elk hair caddis (8-14). Nymphs: Prince nymphs (4-16), twenty inchers size (6-12), red copper Johns (6-12), Barr’s emergers (10-16), Kaufman stone fly (8-14). Hints: The clarity of the Colorado is great. Try fishing in the evenings after work from about 5 p.m. to dark to catch the last part of the green drake hatches.

Roaring Fork (lower): (Carbondale to GWS) CFS 1,760. Hatches: Caddis nymphs and dries, beatis nymphs and dries, midge nymphs, green drake nymphs and dries, and yellow sally dries and nymphs, and trico dries. Flies to use: Dry flies: Green drakes (4-8), green stimulator(4-8), Goddard’s 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 sally’s to hatch throughout the day.

Roaring Fork (middle) (Basalt to Carbondale): CFS 1,240 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), Goddard’s 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)



Roaring Fork (upper)(Aspen to Basalt): CFS 1,000 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), Goddard’s 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. Hatches should slowly be working there way up valley, be ready for strong caddis hatches in the evenings.

Crystal: CFS 610 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 120 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, 9450180 and please ask for him directly or via e-mail at tieoneonoutfitters@hotmail.com.

The Withdrawals will play at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, July 5, at The Feral Book Cafe, 723 Cooper, Glenwood Springs.

The Sunlight Bluegrass Festival featuring national, regional and local musicians, is Friday, July 4 through Sunday, July 6. Camping, workshops, fun for everyone. For ticket information call 945-7491.

Jimmy Ibbotson, founding member of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band , will perform in a benefit for the Town Mothers of Carbondale, at 8:30 p.m. Sunday, July 6, at Steve’s Guitars, 19 N. 4th St., Carbondale. Admission is $15 and proceeds will benefit educational projects.

Michael Gulezian 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. 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.

Spooky and the Boogiemen will play rock and roll at 9 p.m. Friday, July 4, and Saturday, July 5, at O’Leary’s Saloon in Rifle. Classy karaoke is Wednesday and Sunday at 9 p.m.

Crossroads plays at 9 p.m. Friday, July 4 and Saturday, July 5, 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 Crystal River Caucus will hold a general meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 10, at the Redstone Church and at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 17, at Flying Dog Ranch in Carbondale to present the proposed Crystal River Valley Master Plan. For more information call Ron Sorter at 963-1787 or Bill Fales at 963-2019.

TRY Another Way Day is from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, July 10, at Centennial Park in Glenwood Springs. Food, drink, music. Free. For more information go to http://www.tryglenwood.com or call 384-6437.

Lottery tickets for the Habitat for Humanity playhouse are on sale at the WestStar Bank, 1620 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Tickets are $10 for one or three for $20. The drawing is on the July 4. All proceeds go to the building of the next Habitat for Humanity home in this area. For more information call Michele Diamond, 945-6586.

There will be a forest health monitoring with lichens field trip Saturday, July 12, with Paul Rogers, lichenologist with the USDA Forest Service Forest Health. The trip will identify tree lichens on the Grand Mesa. Call Gay Austin at 970-641-6264 or austinaceae@frontier.net.


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