Rio Grande Fly Fishing Report April 1999

Rio Grande Fly Fishing Report April 1999
Ed Adams New Mexico Fly Fishing GuideOn 4/7 the first bugs were spotted in the Pilar area. On 4/9 I fished in Pilar and got a few fish to 15″ but the fish weren’t really on the Caddis yet. I fished alone on 4/12 at John Dunn Bridge in Arroyo Hondo and the fish were a bit more responsive. I fished with a dropper until the sun got off the water and with a dry only after that. I’ve been fishing a TRUDE pattern to help me tell my fly from the zillion others on the water. The last 2 weeks of April were very good in the Box and I was there almost every day either guiding or fishing solo. We didn’t need droppers on most days and fishing was excellent. On 5/3 a late spring storm came thru and killed most of the bugs and muddied up the water.. Over til Fall. Ed Adams New Mexico Fly Fishing Guide Questa, New Mexico 505.586.1512 EdAdamsFlyFishing.com

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