Crystal River

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  1. Crippled PMD  

  2. Sparkle Dunn BWO  

  3. Prince Nymph  

  4. Elk Hair Caddis  

  5. Juju Baetis  

  6. Salmonfly  

  7. Leech  

  8. Woolly Bugger  

  9. PMD  

  10. Parachute BWO  

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Jun 24 Taylor Creek Fly Shop - Aspen
Rating: 1/5

FLOW: 867 CFS in Carbondale
WATER CONDITIONS: Dropping fast, it was twice as much volume a week ago.
OVERALL RATING: 1 out of 10
FOOD SOURCES PRESENT: Caddis, Blue Winged Olives, Midges, Golden Stoneflies, Salmonflies, Pale Morning Duns, Sculpins
THE LOW DOWN: The Crystal has been adding quite a bit of color to the Roaring Fork this past week, runoff is still happening but dropping quickly. If you're determined to fish the Crystal, head up in elevation and get above the feeder creeks.
HATCHES: Caddis 14-18, Blue Winged Olives 18-22, Midges 18-26, Golden Stonelfies 4-10, Salmonflies 4-8, Pale Morning Duns 14-18
APPROPRIATE PATTERNS:
NYMPHS: Cat Poop Stonefly 4-10, Murder, She Wrote 20-22, Copper John Red, 18-20, Tung Pheasant Tail 16-20, Prince Nymph 16-18, Jerome Baetis 18-20, JuJu Baetis 18-22, Neon Nightmare 20-22, Cat Poop Stonefly 10-12, San Juan Worm 10
DRIES: Chubby Chernobyl 8-10, Reed's Rogue Salmonfly 4-8, Reed's Mustard Chubby 10-14, Perfect PMD 16-18, TC Fryingpan PMD Cripple 16-18, Harrop's CDC Thorax BWO 20-22, Collette's Quilled Para BWO 18-22, E/C Caddis 14-18, Pearl and Elk Caddis 14-18, Griffith's Gnat 20-22, Parachute Adams 16-20, Stimulator 18, TC Sparkledun BWO 18-22
STREAMERS: Lightning Bugger Black 4, Beldar Lemon Drop 4-6, BH Simi Seal Leech 10, Sculpzilla 4-8
HINTS: Don't ignore the shallow riffles, they are often loaded with sculpins and insects.

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

Jun 19 Taylor Creek Fly Shop - Aspen
Rating: 1/5

FLOW: 1720 CFS in Carbondale
WATER CONDITIONS: Blown out as of late, but peak has happened and conditions will improve soon.
OVERALL RATING: 1 out of 10
FOOD SOURCES PRESENT: Caddis, Blue Winged Olives, Midges, Golden Stoneflies, Salmonflies, Pale Morning Duns, Sculpins
THE LOW DOWN: The Crystal has been adding quite a bit of color to the Roaring Fork this past week, runoff is still happening but dropping quickly. If you're determined to fish the Crystal, head up in elevation and get above the feeder creeks.
HATCHES: Caddis 14-18, Blue Winged Olives 18-22, Midges 18-26, Golden Stonelfies 4-10, Salmonflies 4-8, Pale Morning Duns 14-18
APPROPRIATE PATTERNS:
NYMPHS: Cat Poop Stonefly 4-10, Murder, She Wrote 20-22, Copper John Red, 18-20, Tung Pheasant Tail 16-20, Prince Nymph 16-18, Jerome Baetis 18-20, JuJu Baetis 18-22, Neon Nightmare 20-22, Cat Poop Stonefly 10-12, San Juan Worm 10
DRIES: Chubby Chernobyl 8-10, Reed's Rogue Salmonfly 4-8, Reed's Mustard Chubby 10-14, Perfect PMD 16-18, TC Fryingpan PMD Cripple 16-18, Harrop's CDC Thorax BWO 20-22, Collette's Quilled Para BWO 18-22, E/C Caddis 14-18, Pearl and Elk Caddis 14-18, Griffith's Gnat 20-22, Parachute Adams 16-20, Stimulator 18, TC Sparkledun BWO 18-22
STREAMERS: Lightning Bugger Black 4, Beldar Lemon Drop 4-6, BH Simi Seal Leech 10, Sculpzilla 4-8
HINTS: Don't ignore the shallow riffles, they are often loaded with sculpins and insects.

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