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New Mexico Fishing Report for The San Juan River

Capt. Mark Nesbit
July 17, 2006
San Juan River - Freshwater Fishing Report

San Juan River Fishing Report

New fishing report 7/18/06

Hello Everyone,

Fishing has been good . The river flow is around 750cfs. river clarity is 6-7 feet. Cream midge larva and small 24-26 black midge pupas am. A decent beatis hatch early pm. Then midge emergers, adults late afternoon.

. The lake is on for carp

CATCH & RELEASE fishing has been good with lots of big fish being caught regularly

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

• UFO's#24-26 brown, cream, gray

• Midge Dry’s black, olive, gray #26

• Gray or Chocolate foam wings#24

• Midge pupas black & chocolate.#24-26

• Princess #22

UPPER FLATS TO TEXAS HOLE: Fishing is good 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

• Black and chocolate midge pupas #24-26

• Foam wings chocolate, gray #20-22

• Larva cream, gray, red

• UFO's gray, cream, brown #22-26

• 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 #22-26

• Foam wings brown, gray#20-22

• Black and brown midge pupas #24-26

• gold ribbed hare’s ear #18 • UFO cream, brown #22-26

• Zebra midge #24-26

• Red larva #22

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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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