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  1. Parachute Adams  

  2. Missing Link Caddis  

  3. Bead Wing Midge  

  4. Midge Emerger  

  5. Prince Nymph  

  6. San Juan Worm  

  7. Copper John  

  8. Para Midge  

  9. Elk Hair Caddis  

  10. Juju Baetis  

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May 07 Taylor Creek Fly Shop - Aspen
Rating: 1/5

CRYSTAL RIVER REPORT

May 7, 2019
FLOW: 650 CFS in Carbondale
WATER CONDITIONS: Blown out as of late, it's going to be a whopper of a runoff.
OVERALL RATING: 1 out of 10 as we see flow spikes and muddy water
FOOD SOURCES PRESENT: Caddis, Midges, BWO adults and nymphs
THE LOW DOWN: Big and muddy, and probably will continue to be so until post-runoff. Sometimes there will be cleaner water above Redstone...
HATCHES: BWOs 18-22, Midges 20-22, caddis 14-20
APPROPRIATE PATTERNS:
NYMPHS: Copper John 18-20, Tung Pheasant Tail 18-20, Prince Nymph 16-18, Jerome Baetis 18-20, JuJu Baetis 18-22, Neon Nightmare 20-22, Bead Wing Midge 20-22, Medallion Midge 20-22, San Juan Worm 10
DRIES: Foam Body Elk Hair Caddis 14-18, Missing Link Caddis 14-18, Flag Adams 18-22, Hi Vis Griffiths Gnat 18, Skittering Zelon Midge 20, CDC Transitional Midge 22, HOH CDC Spent Midge 20-22, HOH CDC Midge Adult 24, Morgan's Para Midge 20-22
HINTS: Skip the average-looking water and focus on deep pits and runs.

This report was written by Taylor Creek Fly Shop - Aspen: http://www.taylorcreek.com
(970) 920-1128

May 01 Taylor Creek Fly Shop - Aspen
Rating: 1/5

CRYSTAL RIVER REPORT

May 1, 2019
FLOW: 1000 CFS in Carbondale
WATER CONDITIONS: Blown out as of late, it's going to be a whopper of a runoff.
OVERALL RATING: 1 out of 10 as we see flow spikes and muddy water
FOOD SOURCES PRESENT: Caddis, Midges, BWO adults and nymphs
THE LOW DOWN: Big and muddy, and probably will continue to be so until post-runoff.
HATCHES: BWOs 18-22, Midges 20-22, caddis 14-20
APPROPRIATE PATTERNS:
NYMPHS: Copper John 18-20, Tung Pheasant Tail 18-20, Prince Nymph 16-18, Jerome Baetis 18-20, JuJu Baetis 18-22, Neon Nightmare 20-22, Bead Wing Midge 20-22, Medallion Midge 20-22, San Juan Worm 10
DRIES: Foam Body Elk Hair Caddis 14-18, Missing Link Caddis 14-18, Flag Adams 18-22, Hi Vis Griffiths Gnat 18, Skittering Zelon Midge 20, CDC Transitional Midge 22, HOH CDC Spent Midge 20-22, HOH CDC Midge Adult 24, Morgan's Para Midge 20-22
HINTS: Skip the average-looking water and focus on deep pits and runs.

This report was written by Taylor Creek Fly Shop - Aspen: http://www.taylorcreek.com
(970) 920-1128

Fly Shop Directory

Website: http://www.roaringforkanglers.com
Phone Number: 970-963-9245
Address: 995 Cowen Dr. Ste. 102, Carbondale, CO 81623
Website: http://www.crystalflyshop.com/
Phone Number: 970-963-5741
Address: 208 Main Street, Carbondale, CO 81623
Website: http://www.rfanglers.com
Phone Number: 970-945-0180
Address: 2114 B Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
Website: http://www.taylorcreek.com
Phone Number: (970) 920-1128
Address: 408 E Cooper Ave, Aspen, CO 81611
Website: http://www.taylorcreek.com
Phone Number: 970-927-4374
Address: 183 Basalt Center Drive, Basalt, CO 81621
Website: http://troutsflyfishing.com
Phone Number: 303-733-1434
Address: 1303 E. 6TH Ave, Denver, CO 80218