The San Juan River is back!

“Where did it go?” you might say to yourself.  The San Juan River as we all know it, wasn’t the same for the past month.  Mid-March brought a perfect storm to the river:  the dam was being worked on, a snowstorm hit and rains washed all the snow away.  Since the outflow from the dam…

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Fun in the sun

The San Juan River is flowing at about 860 CFS. Midge fishing has been doing well through out the whole day. Midge larvae in grey, cream, olive, rusty brown and olive brown are working. Adult baetis are starting hatch in the later part of the day, but emerger patterns are still doing well. RS2 foam…

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Beautiful days with even more beautiful fish

It has been a beautiful July this year. The San Juan river is currently running between 920-930 CFS, and the fishing has been wonderful. With the hot weather on the sunny days, we’ve still received plenty of moisture with occasional afternoon thunderstorms.   Clients have been catching the most beautiful fish on all kinds of…

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FIVE ANT FALLS THIS YEAR?!?!

Yes, you did read that title correctly. We have had 5 ant falls this year and the fish are still eating ant patterns! Due to the recent thunderstorms we’ve been having, we have had another ant fall this week, making that the 5th ant fall this summer. Not only are the fish hitting ants, but…

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4th of July Weekend

  ANTS AND PMDS!!   Recently this past weekend, we have had two ant falls from a couple of thunderstorms.  We’ve also seen a few adult bugs appear above the water lately. Hopper fishing is getting good, sizes 4-10 are working. Midge larvae fishing has been doing well still, smaller sizes, 20-24, are doing best,…

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June Fishing

The San Juan River flow is now at 500cfs. Midge fishing has been good all day, green machine, black and red  as well as grey and red big mac, crystal flash midge in size 20-24 have all worked well throughout the day. Bateis patterns are starting to fish well chocolate and grey foam wings and…

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Summertime Fun!

  The San Juan River flow is now at 650cfs. Midge fishing has been good all day, green machine, black and red big mac, crystal flash midge in size 20-24 have all worked well throughout the day. Bateis patterns are starting to fish well chocolate and grey foam wings and juju bateis in size 20-24.…

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May San Juan River Fishing Report

May fly fishing on the San Juan River has been very good even though the water levels have fluctuated. Anglers have caught some big browns in the past couple of weeks.  One 31 inch brown was caught twice.  He is fat and healthy.  We are not going to have high water this year so anglers…

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Beautiful October Weather

October has had a few cold mornings but the afternoons have been very warm.  But, all good things must come to an end.  We are going to see cooler mornings but afternoons are going to be in the upper  60’s and low 70’s.  Fall is catching up to us. Marcus’ client caught this beautiful cutbow and…

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