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New Mexico Fishing Report for The San Juan River

Capt. Mark Nesbit
November 12, 2006
San Juan River - Freshwater Fishing Report

11/12/06

Hello Everyone,

Fishing has been good overall. The river flow is around 500 cfs. 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. Dry fly action at times, Fishing has been slow in the morning, picking up in the early afternoon.

The fall colors are done. The river is still busy with people. The salmon snaggers are still here in force,

Tight Lines,

Capt. Mark Nesbit

CATCH & RELEASE fishing has been good with lots of big fish being caught regularly. Good dry fly action most afternoons.

Dead Chicken

Midge Dry’s black, olive, gray #26

Egg patterns peach #20

Big Macs#18

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

UFO's#24-26 brown, cream, gray

Gray or Chocolate foam wings#24

Midge pupas black & chocolate.#24-26

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

• Pheasant tail flashbacks 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 #24

• 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 decent. Red larva has been working in 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

• 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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