Fishing Reports for the San Juan River in New Mexico.

San Juan River Fishing Reports

End of September Fishing

By Chris Taylor - Head Guide | September 28, 2022

Fisheads of the San Juan’s Tip of the Week The river is running at 500cfs, to meet demands for water downstream of the dam. It is running clear throughout the quality water and fishing well. The nymph fishing has been excellent with midge patterns, gray and brown have been best. Keep your flies out of…

San Juan river fishing report

September Fishing

By Chris Taylor - Head Guide | September 7, 2022

Fisheads of the San Juan’s Tip of the Week The river is running at 770cfs, to meet demands for water downstream of the dam. It is running clear throughout the quality water and fishing well. The nymph fishing has been excellent with midge patterns, gray and brown have been best. Keep your flies out of…

End of August Fishing Report

By Chris Taylor - Head Guide | August 30, 2022

Fisheads of the San Juan’s Tip of the Week The river is running at 520cfs, It has gone down due to the excellent rains we have been having in the afternoons! It is now running clear throughout the quality water and fishing well. The decreased flows have the fish eating well on the surface! Try…

August Fishing Report

By Chris Taylor - Head Guide | August 4, 2022

Fisheads of the San Juan’s Tip of the Week The river is running at 400cfs, It has gone down due to the excellent rains we have been having in the afternoons! It is now running clear throughout the quality water and fishing well. The decreased flows have the fish eating well on the surface! Try…

End of July Fishing Report

By Chris Taylor - Head Guide | July 18, 2022

Fisheads of the San Juan’s Tip of the Week The river is running at 400cfs, It has gone down due to the excellent rains we have been having in the afternoons! It is now running clear throughout the quality water and fishing well. The decreased flows have the fish eating well on the surface! Try…

Mid-July San Juan River Fishing Report

By Chris Taylor - Head Fly Guide | July 14, 2022

Fisheads of the San Juan’s Tip of the Week The river is increasing in flows today. It will be 800cfs by the end of today. That will make the water a little murky for a couple of days. . When the water is clear, the fish can see everything. Try to be sneaky. Use small…

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San Juan Is Open To Everyone

By Fisheads San Juan River | March 30, 2021

The quality waters of the San Juan River has been reopened to out of state visitors.  It is time to get down to the business of fishing. Water flow: 400 cfs Visibility: 12 inches Water temperature at mid-day: 44 Degrees F Water condition: Stained Best time of day to fish: All day long. Best stretch:…

October Fishing

By Fisheads San Juan River | October 15, 2020

    The Quality Waters are in great fishing condition. The river is at 715cfs and clear. We had a cold snap last week but the days are warming up nicely.. Lower river fishing is good. Good luck to all the Fisheads out there. Stay safe. Midge strongest from 11:00 am on Blue wing olives…

March Madness Just Around the Corner

By Fisheads San Juan River | March 4, 2020

Browns are fun to catch.  This one is a beauty.   San Juan River NM fishing report. 3/3/2020 Fisheads San Juan River Lodge   The river is in excellent shape.  With over 5’ of visibility the water is clearer this Spring than it has been for a long time. Usually the river has a green…

FLOWS ARE COMING DOWN

By Fisheads San Juan River | September 21, 2019

The BOR made this announcement this week: The Bureau of Reclamation has scheduled a decrease in the release from Navajo Reservoir from 1,200 cubic feet per second (cfs) to 1,000 cfs on Saturday,  September 21st, at 4:00 AM. Releases are made for the authorized purposes of the Navajo Unit.  Reclamation is continuing to move water…

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