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New Mexico Fishing Report for The San Juan River

Capt. Mark Nesbit
July 2, 2005
San Juan River - Freshwater Fishing Report

New Fishing Report

Hello everybody, good news the San Juan River is fishing awesome. This last week has been lots of big healthy tough fighting fish. The river flow is around 540-550 cfs. The fish are eating midges in the am and beatis in the pm. The whole river is fishing great. Rising fish in the am on midge clusters, and fish gulping beatis in afternoon.

This year I can offer you a "package" with guiding and lodging and two meals,$350.00 for one day guided trip and lodging for two people. Call for the best prices in the area.

Tight Lines, Capt. Mark Nesbit

CATCH & RELEASE • Larva, red, cream, gray, olive, brown #18-24 • Scuds (gray)#22 • Leeches, black, brown, natural bunny • Midge Dry’s black, olive, gray #26 • Krystal flash midge • UFO cream & chocolate, OJ’s #22-26 • Egg patterns, egg, Oregon cheese, baby pink, chartreuse

UPPER FLATS TO TEXAS HOLE: Fishing has been good in the braids and the upper flats water. The main channel is still being over fished. . The river flow increase helped this area, and the braid’s.. The bottom line about fishing the main channel is be prepared too share. It is always crowed any more.. Same flies as above for the AM • Pheasant tail flash backs or natural #20-22, RS’2 chocolate, gray #22-20 • Desert Storm #20-22 • Foam wings chocolate, gray #20-22 • San Juan worms brown, orange, flesh • Princess #22 • Bead head pheasant tail #24

TEXAS HOLE to end of the quality waters This area of the river is fishing good • Pheasant tail or wd 40 flashbacks or natural #20-22, RS’2 Brown, or gray #20-22 • Red Larva #18-22 • Foam wings brown, gray#20-22 • Desert storms #22-24 • gold ribbed hare’s ear #18 • UFO cream, brown #22-26 • Zebra midge #24-26 • Leeches, Black, brown, natural

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Premier Guided Fly fishing trips for trophy Rainbow and Brown Trout on the world class San Juan River, New Mexico. Float or wade trips available. Great prices on vacation packages.

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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