Crystal River Report 7-4-17
Posted on 04 July 2017
July 4, 2017
FLOW: 920 cfs in Carbondale
WATER CONDITIONS: High but dropping quickly... As you might have noticed, clarity on all of our rivers is improving!
OVERALL RATING: 5 out of 10
FOOD SOURCES PRESENT: Caddis, BWOs, Midges, Stonefly nymphs, cranefly larva, green drake and PMD nymphs
THE LOW DOWN: The Crystal is improving daily and dropping fast. Clean water but still slightly high.
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 upper reaches near Redstone and especially Marble if you are seeking the most fishable water.
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