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New Mexico Fishing Report for The San Juan River

Capt. Mark Nesbit
August 17, 2005
San Juan River - Freshwater Fishing Report

Fishing report 8/17/05

Hello everyone, the river flow is around is 475cfs. The water clarity is about 6-7 ft. Fishing has been good. There is still some moss in the waters above death row, but from there on down the river is pretty clean. The upper waters are having a midge hatch in the am. Some blue wing olives mid afternoon below the T-hole.

This year I can offer you a "package" with guiding and lodging and two meals, 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

• Midges gray, cream & chocolate,

. OJ’s #22-26

•Johnny Flash #24 gray

UPPER FLATS TO TEXAS HOLE: Fishing has been great in the braids and the upper flats water. The main channel is fishing ok.

• Pheasant tail flash backs or natural #20-22, RS’2 chocolate, gray #22-20

• Desert Storm #20-22

• Foam wings chocolate, gray #20-22

• Larva cream, gray, red

• UFO's gray, cream, brown #22-24

• Bead head pheasant tail #24

TEXAS HOLE to end of the quality waters This area of the river is fishing good. Red larva has been working good below death row.

• Pheasant tail or wd 40 flashbacks or natural #20-22, RS’2 Brown, or gray #20-22

• UFO's gray , cream, brown #22-24

• 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

• Double bead head caddis nymphs

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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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