Crystal River Report 10-22-17
Posted on 22 October 2017
OCTOBER 20, 2017
FLOW: 90 cfs in Carbondale
WATER CONDITIONS: Clean and low.
OVERALL RATING: 5 out of 10
FOOD SOURCES PRESENT: BWOs, midges
THE LOW DOWN: Low and clear! No need to overthink this river, tie on an attractor dry and dropper and hit all the soft water. This beautiful river seems to fish best at it's upper and lower points, around Carbondale or up in Redstone through Marble.
HATCHES: Midges 20-22, BWOs 18-20
NYMPHS: Copper John 18-20, Tung Pheasant Tail 18-20, Prince Nymph 16-18, Jerome Baetis 18-20, JuJu Baetis 18-22
DRIES: Flag Adams 18-22, Hi Vis Griffiths Gnat 18, Skittering Zelon Midge 20, Parachute Adams 16-18
HINTS: Skip the average water and focus on deep pits and runs.
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