Fishing Reports for the San Juan River in New Mexico.

San Juan River Fishing Reports

January Fishing Report

By Chris Taylor - Head Fly Guide | January 26, 2013

        7-Day Forecast Winter is here!!! It has been cold. The fishing is still good you just have to dress well. The lower flows have not affected the fishing, it is still very good. With the lower flows you can get to fish that are usually not accessible to wade fisherman. The…

December Fishing Report

By Chris Taylor - Head Fly Guide | December 14, 2012

        7-Day Forecast Winter is here!!! It has been cold; we had ice in the guides all day today. The fishing is still good if you can handle it. The lower flows have not effected the fishing it is still very good. With the lower flows you can get to fish that…

Spring in December

By Chris Taylor - Head Fly Guide | December 3, 2012

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby: Fisheads of the San Juan Water flow: 350cfs Visibility: 60 inches Water temperature at mid-day: 42 Degrees F Water condition: Stained Best time of day to fish: All day long, best dry fly fishing from 1:00pm to 5:00pm Best stretch: The whole quality water section is fishing well! Try out the braids…

November 28, 2012

By Chris Taylor - Head Fly Guide | November 28, 2012

    Fishing is great, there are midges everywhere and they are hatching up and down the whole quality water section. The fall BWO hatch is also coming on strong. Start looking for them around noon. Fishing the midge hatch in the morning with olive, gray or black midges is very good. . The afternoon…

Gobble Gobble Trout

By Chris Taylor - Head Fly Guide | November 20, 2012

San Juan River Fishing is great, there are midges everywhere and they are hatching up and down the whole quality water section. The fall BWO hatch is also coming on strong. Start looking for them around noon. Fishing the midge hatch in the morning with olive, gray or black midges is very good. . The…

Veterans Day Fishing Report

By Chris Taylor - Head Fly Guide | November 15, 2012

7-Day Forecast It has been cold in the mornings and warming up in the afternoon, bring lots of layers. The whole river is fishing very well. Lots of midges in the mornings and evenings and a great baetis hatch in the afternoon. Dry fly fishing is great! Good luck to all the Fisheads out there,…

Lower River Flows

By Chris Taylor - Head Fly Guide | November 9, 2012

7-Day Forecast Fall is here! The weather looks great and the fishing has been very good. We are having our first storm this weekend which will start a great baetis hatch, fishing should be great! It has been cold in the mornings and warming up in the afternoon, bring lots of layers. The upper flats…

Lower River Flows

By Chris Taylor - Head Fly Guide | November 9, 2012

Fall fly fishing on the San Juan River

By Chris Taylor - Head Fly Guide | November 1, 2012

Midges are hatching all day long. At the moment they are small, midge pupa and larvae, size 22 to 24, olive,gray, black, chocolate, cream and of course red have been my best. The hatch is strongest from 11:30 to 2:00. The midges are clustering so try fishing a cluster to a single dry midge. Black…

San Juan River Fishing Report Oct. 25

By Chris Taylor - Head Fly Guide | October 25, 2012

Chris’s San Juan River Fly Fishing Tip of the Week Fishing is great, there are midges everywhere and they are hatching up and down the whole quality water section. The fall BWO hatch is also coming on strong. Start looking for them around noon. Fishing the midge hatch in the morning with olive, gray or…

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