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New Mexico Fishing Report for The San Juan River

Capt. Mark Nesbit
July 28, 2003
San Juan River - Freshwater Fishing Report

The river flow is 1000 cfs. The river clarity is around 4-5 feet. Fishing has been good in the braids above Texas hole. The T-hole has been good with a decent blue wing olive hatch around 1:00 p.m. The lower part of the river is fishing ok. We had a good rain last night, hope fully the ant fall will happen, and we will have a great day of dry fly fishing. Death row has been fishing good in the morning. The weather has been hot, but I hope it is over with.

Tight lines,

Mark

CATCH & RELEASE

This area has been fishing good .

• UFO’s (cream or brown size #22-24

• Larva, red, cream, gray, brown #18-24

• Scuds (gray)

• Olive, black, brown, gray leeches & wooly buggers

• Desert storms #24

• Chocolate, & gray foam wings

• Black bead head Midge emergers#24

• Worms, orange & brown, red

UPPER FLATS TO TEXAS HOLE

Fishing has been good in the braids and the upper flats water.

• Same flies as above for the AM

• Black midge emergers

• San Juan worms (AM)

• Chocolate beatis patterns like RS-2, Johnny Flashes

• Flashback Pheasant tails

• Gray & Chocolate foam wings

TEXAS HOLE TO LOWER FLATS

Fishing has been good.

• San Juan worms ( brown or orange)

• Gray or chocolate RS-2

• Midge emergers black or cream

• Red, cream, gray larva #24

• Gray & Chocolate foam wings

LOWER FLATS TO BAIT WATER

• San Juan worms

• Gray & choc UV wing #22-24

• cream & brown UFO’s #24

• Midge emergers

• Flashback Pheasant tails

• Chocolate beatis patterns

• Brassie’s #22

• Red larvae

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Contact Info:

Blue Sky Flyfishing Co.
P.O. Box 6442
#33 Cty. Rd. 4279
Navajo Dam, NM 87419
Phone: 505-634-0582
Alt. Phone: 877-Go San Juan
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