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Colorado: CFS 2,160. Hatches: caddis, beatis, tricos. 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), elk hair caddis, grasshoppers (8-12), wooly buggers (6). Hints: Fish in the morning when temperature is still cool. Fish are starting to look at streamers, try fishing in the cooler parts of the day.
Roaring Fork (Carbondale to GWS): CFS 631. Hatches: grasshoppers, tricos, beatis, caddis. Flies to use: buck skins (14-18), pheasant tails (14-18), beatis emergers, beatis cripples, beatis cdc dries (14-18), disco midge (14-18), prince nymph (14-18), 20 incher (14-18) elk hair caddis, trico dries, yellow stimulator (8-14). Hints: Fishing has been good throughout the cooler part of the morning, look for fish in fast moving water and riffles.
Roaring Fork (Basalt to Carbondale): CFS 573. Hatches: tricos, beatis, caddis, green drakes. Flies to use: buck skins (14-18), pheasant tails (14-18), beatis emergers, beatis cripples, beatis cdc dries (14-18), disco midge (14-18), prince nymph (14-18), 20 incher (14-18) yellow sally dries, elk hair caddis, trico dries.
Roaring Fork (Aspen to Basalt): CFS 496. Hatches: tricos, beatis, caddis, Green drakes. Flies to use: buck skins (14-18), pheasant tails (14-18), beatis emergers, beatis cripples, beatis cdc dries (14-18), disco midge (14-18), prince nymph (14-18), 20 incher (14-18) yellow sally dries, elk hair caddis, trico dries. Hints: Fishing has been good throughout the cooler part of the morning, fish terrestrials with a dropper trailing.
Crystal: CFS 82. Hatches: little yellow stone, caddis, beatis nymphs and dries. Flies to use: red copper john (14-18), prince nymph (14-18), bread crust (14-18), blood prince (14-18), black pheasant tail (14-18) elk hair caddis, stimulators, royal wulff. Hints: Wait a little longer for the morning fishing. Try to fish after 9:30 when the sun hits the water.
Fryingpan: CFS 252. Hatches: green drakes, midge nymphs, mysis shrimp, caddis nymphs and dries, beatis nymphs and dries, rusty spinner. Flies: green drake dries, mysis shrimp (16-20), zebra midge of various colors (16-22), gray and olive RS2s (18-22), cdc beatis dries (18-22). Hints: Look for drakes and pmd hatches during the day and a rusty spinner hatch in the evenings.
Other considerations: BarZx Ranch has very, very big fish in ponds but it’s expensive to fish there, Rifle Creek hassmall fish but great dry fly fishing, Rifle and Harvey Gap reservoirs have pike, bass, blue gills, and trout. For more information on Barzx ranch call 384 -0305. Colin Taylor: 945-0180.
Jeff Van Devender plays at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, at Exclamation Point Restaurant; Soul Fair plays at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23 in Beckley Plaza, at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park. Information: 945-4228.
KDNK presents soulful singer Ruthie Foster at 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, at the Carbondale Community School. Tickets available at Sounds Easy Video in Carbondale and KDNK. Information: 963-0139.
Justin Roth, Danya River and Frank Martin will play original songs at Steve’s Guitars, 19 N. 4th St. Carbondale, Friday, August 22. $10 donation. Doors open at 8 p.m. Music starts at 8:30. Information: 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 at 8 p.m. Saturdays; Thursday is 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.
Reckless Abandon plays at 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Aug. 22 and 23, at O’Learys in Rifle. Karaoke is at 9 p.m. Wednesday and Sunday.
Howard Berkman will play music in the park at Redstone from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23.
The 1st Annual Festival Las Americas is from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, in Sopris Park, Carbondale. Live music, kids’ entertainment, food, crafts and more. Volunteers needed. Information: Festival Las Americas Coordinator, 544-3579.
Civil Constructors will host the Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association Business After Hours mixer from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, at their new location in West Glenwood, 273 Gilstrap Court, Suite 300. Information: 945-6589.
Jaycees will host a Party in the Park, music and more from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, in Centennial Park downtown Glenwood. Music and bubble blowing.
Clean-up Day at Rifle Mountain Park is from 9:30 a.m.to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23. Information: Dave Pegg 970-984-2815.
Roaring Fork Outfitters, 2022 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs, will host an open house for its expansion into archery accessories, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23. Food and beverages. Bow tuning, specials on supplies. Information: 945-5800.
The New Castle Historical Museum will meet Monday, Aug. 25 at 7 p.m. at the museum on 4th St. Joe and Virginia Erickson will talk about a family excursion to Siberia at the turn of the century.
The Friends of the Glenwood Springs Branch Library book sale is Oct. 4-11. Book donations are appreciated during library hours. Please don’t leaving books outside the door or in the outdoor book-drop. 413 9th Street. Information and to volunteer: 945-5958.
Nationally known artist and author Judy Bergsma will be on hand at Through the Looking Glass bookstore from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24.
St. Stephen’s Catholic School is accepting registrations for the 2003-2004 school year, 414 Hyland Park, Dr. Small classes, after school care, pre-K through 8th grade. Information: 945-7746.
A new hotline for obtaining information about West Nile Virus is is on the Colorado Health Education Line for the Public, 877-462-2911, from 7 a.m.-11 p.m. Operators will be available to provide information on West Nile virus symptoms and infection in humans and animals.
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