San Juan River


Fly Fishing New Mexico: San Juan River

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My wife and daughter were out of town visiting a friend and I had an epic backpacking trip planned for the White Mountains, but wouldn’t you know it, we received some serious rain and all the creeks were running brown. Not being one to miss an opportunity to fish, I headed to the New Mexico¬†with […]

New Mexico Fly Fishing: The San Juan River

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Headed to the San Juan River with my friends Jason and Kristen for a 3 day fly fishing trip. After the recent cold snaps here in the Southwest, we were happy to see the temperatures climbing back up. The first day was a gorgeous blue bird day with plenty of sunshine. We worked our way […]

Fly Tying: The AZ Disco Midge

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How to tie the AZ Disco Midge: I know that this is not the “true original” recipe for the disco midge, so this little variation has been titled the AZ Disco Midge. I found it to be dynamite fly pattern for the San Juan River, Lees Ferry, and several other tailwaters with prolific midge populations. […]

Fly Tying: KF Emerger

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KF Emerger The KF Emerger is one of the easiest and most productive midge patterns to tie. The material needed is very minimal but the results are dynamic fly that will catch fish. It can be tied in any color combo to meet the needs of any piece of water. The Krystal Flash Emerger is […]

Arizona Wanderings Shop

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With spring essentially here in Arizona, I wanted to remind everyone that if you are looking to refill your fly box or add to your wardrobe, the Arizona Wanderings shop is fully stocked and operational. Spring is usually the time when many guys from the Southwest start to think about heading to the tailwaters and […]

Fly Tying: The Red Hot

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Fly Tying: The Red Hot The Red Hot pattern is a simple but highly productive pattern on the San Juan River. The annelids that float down this river are a constant food source for the big trout that swim in its waters. On my last trip to the San Juan, I found that a double […]

San Juan Flies for Sale

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After a couple of requests, I have tied up a San Juan River Fly Collection that is on sale now in the Arizona Wanderings Shop. This collection is full of the classic San Juan patterns that are sure to get you into some fish not only on the San Juan river but on just about […]