Crystal River Report 5-20-17

Posted on 20 May 2017


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May 20, 2017

FLOW: 681 cfs in Carbondale 

WATER CONDITIONS: Blown out... Has been jumping a consistent 300 cfs the last 3 days.

OVERALL RATING: 0 out of 10 

FOOD SOURCES PRESENT: Caddis, BWOs, Midges, Stonefly nymphs, cranefly larva

THE LOW DOWN: The Crystal is in runoff mode for the forseeable future.

HATCHES: Midges sz 20-22, BWOs 18-20, Caddis 14-18


NYMPHS: Copper John 18-20, Tung Pheasant Tail 18-20, Cat Poop Stone 6-10, Prince Nymph 16-18 

DRIES: Flag Adams 18-22, Hi Vis Griffiths Gnat 18, Skittering Zelon Midge 20, Ethawing Caddis 16-18, Parachute Adams 16-18 

HINTS: Fish the deepest pools and seams and cover water. Afternoons and evenings have generally been best out there! 

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