Fishing Report for October 12th 2005
Rio Grande flows; Cerro 134 csf, Taos Junction Bridge 271 csf.
Fishing has been good in the afternoon with good baetis hatches on
overcast days in and around Pilar.
Dry dropper has been working well. Best flies have been small Stimi's
16-20, Caddis 16-20 and Parachute Baetis 18-22 Submarine soft hackles
14,16, Pheasant tails 16-20. Pike fishing is picking up in the Gorge
with big streamers in Red/White.
Chama flows; Below El Vado 89 csf, Below Abiquiu 157 csf.
Fishing Below El Vado has been pretty good but water has been murky.
Best fished with streamers and big nymphs. Below Abiquiu is poor due to
Jemez river flows; 31 csf.
Low flows spooky fish. Best flies small Caddis, Adams with tiny
Droppers of Pheasant tails, Hare's ears.
Pecos river flows; 140 csf.
Fishings has been great with the higher flows. Best flies are
Tungsten Beaded Rubber Leg Copper Johns,
Pheasant Tails, Hare's ears all 16-22. Small Adams and Caddis.
San Juan Flows; 633 csf.
Fishing has been great with good flows though the river did blow out
once with the heavy rain. Good Baetis hatches in the afternoon. All the
standard flies are working.
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