Colorado Fish Report
It’s a Dry/Dropperman’s world on the Upper Juan
San Juan River
by Duranglers Crew
SAN JUAN RIVER AT PAGOSA SPRINGS, CO
- Flow: 52.5 ft³/s
- Water Level: 3.45 ft
Water may bump and discolor with rain, but it’s a Dry/Dropperman’s world on the upper Juan. Start out with an attractor hopper pattern and a smaller dropper. Watch for hatches of PMDs and Caddis. Keep an eye on water temps and if they bump over 66, call it a day.
Nymphs: Prince nymphs 12-16, Pat’s Rubberlegs 6-12 or Jigged Pats 8-14, Black and Copper Copper Johns 12-16, 20 Incher 10-14, Pheasant Tails 18-22, RS-2 18-20, Orange Crush 12-16, Rainbow Warrior 18-22, RS-2 18-20, San Juan Worms
Caddis: Barr’s Graphic Caddis 16-18, TBH Jig Caddis 14-18, Elk Hair Caddis 12-16, Peacock Caddis 12-16
PMDs: PMD Vis-a-Dun 16-18, PMD Hairwing Dun 16-18, Splitback PMD Nymph 16-20.
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