River is running at about 350cfs which is excellent for this time of year. The water temperature is still low (about 48 degrees), but the fishing is pretty good. I landed 5 fish between 14″ and 17″ using Hare’s Ear Rubber Legs and Bead Head Hare’s Ears. Stone Flies Haven’t started to hatch yet, but as they should be on the water in a week or so, as the temperature warms.
Heavy monsoon rains muddy the Pecos north of the park entrance in mid June 2022. Villanueva has long been a trout-fishing destination. The department regularly stocks the stretch of