A Quick Trip to SoCo

Wandering Blues

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Oct 19, 2008
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A Pair of Simms G3 Waders
It’s been a long, hot summer here in New Mexico. But, with the hoards of people traveling, we had been staying home. That is until last week. We couldn’t take it anymore, loaded up the trailer, and pointed it north.
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We arrived late, set up, and crashed out. By sunrise, though, I was ready to toss some flies.
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It didn’t take too long to see fish to hand, and I managed a species grand slam first morning.

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It was nice feeling cool and experiencing some afternoon monsoonal moisture. The San Juan’s were green, and the waters were cool.
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The beers and food didn’t suck, nor did the daily walks with the old red dog.
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Overall, fishing was a little slow. But the vistas and time away were more than enough to compensate. Looking forward to fall!
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Wandering Blues

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Oct 19, 2008
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The Land of Entrapment
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Curtis
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A Pair of Simms G3 Waders
Nice report. Looks beautiful and peaceful. What is the last fish in the slam?
That is a Mountain White Fish. They’re native to that particular drainage and I’m always happy to see them. They indicate the water source is clean- kind of a canary in a coal mine.
 
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That is a Mountain White Fish. They’re native to that particular drainage and I’m always happy to see them. They indicate the water source is clean- kind of a canary in a coal mine.
That is what I thought. I caught a couple the very first time I went Fly fishing (Madison in Montana). Those are the only two I have ever I caught so I wasn't sure. Nice Fish.
 
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marlyn

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Wish i would have known you were there curtis i would have bought you a beer.We just got back from 10 days tooling around durango,ridgeway and up,down and around the san juan skyway looking at property.
 
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If you find your spot, I’ll probably see you! We spend probably 3-5 weeks in SW Colorado every year. Back up as I type right now, though for the Ska Brewing Anniversary Party.
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CI_SeaWolf

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    God's country there. My wife and I had our anniversary fly fishing on the San Juan in NM there a few years ago. Western CO is beautiful.
     
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