July 4th San Juan River fly fishing report

July 4th San Juan River fly fishing report

The river is at 1,100cfs and well be dropping throughout the week to 500cfs by July 5th! The water is clearing up so using fluorocarbon 5x tippet is best.
Fishing a size 18-24 red larva, size 18-24 brown or black midges, size 16-20 brown or pink worms and a egg pattern in light colors.
For streamer fishing, a black or olive woolly bugger in size 12-14 and a black and chartreuse jig.
For dry fly’s the fish are eating black ants in size 16-18 and Griffith’s gnats in size 18-20.

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