San Juan River Fishing Report
Fisheads of the San Juan River is fishing fantastic. Anglers have been catching 20 inch plus trout daily. Reports that leeches to annelids are working well, small red larvae on bottom and a dark color leech on top, light weight and a dead drift will work best. In the area above Texas Hole you can throw small black midges at the fish, the smaller the better, size 26 and 28 working best. Below the T-Hole you can utilize a RS2 with a foam wing in chocolate or olive to stir up some trouble. Drop them behind a size 18 or 20 red larvae for the best chances of hooking up some fish. Copper Johns and Pheasant Tails have been used lower in the Quality Waters to produce some large fish.
- Fishing Tip for Better Anglers
Watch what the fish are doing while fishing. Then determine what to go to next by observing the behavior of the trout. If fish are suspended in certain ways they are looking at specific things. Armed with that knowledge we can then choose a pattern that will cater to the needs of the fish. Through the day those needs will change and the position of the fish will change in relation to the bottom and the surface of the water. So watch closely, see what the fish do, and most importantly, come in to Fisheads and have something to eat.