By early July the flow was down to 260cfs below the Pinnacles and altho wading was difficult it was doable for the adventurous angler. We had good days on the Hamilton Lease on 7/6 and 7/7 with D&D Rigs with a Stimulator #10 with a Prince or Caddis emerger #14 about 24″ below the dry.. […]
Archive | July, 2001
I only fished the Cimarron twice, on 7/1 and 7/2 and the flow was 40cfs and a little off-color from a big rain on 6/29. We fished the Cita both days and it was excellent both days on dry Caddis with a cased Caddis dropper. Slightly murky water makes the fish a little less paranoid […]
High flows were around 100cfs most of the month and low flows were around 25cfs. Fish were very active on weekdays, possibly because of overcast weather on the best days. These fish like low light situations and the lack of shade makes bright, sunny days tougher. On weekends the fish seemed to be in the […]
My daughter Rita fished on 7/16 and water still a bit high at 48/78cfs..She had a great day with lots of Brown and a few Cutbos, a few to 17″…She used Caddis patterns, D&D. New Mexico Fly Fishing Guide Ed Adams
Evening Caddis hatches were awesome. From 7:30pm until dark (about 9:00pm) the fishing was great with several fish over 14 inches.
Fished the stretch of river between Menkhaven and Bear Creek. Water levels are finally coming down and the river is very fishable from all locations. Caught several nice Browns in the 12-16 inch range, all on Stimulators (#10 Orange Stimulators).