Category Archives: Fishing

TWO MORE HOT DAYS AT SUMNER LAKE, NM JUNE 26-27, 2018

Neither of us set an alarm and we overslept.  Perhaps because it was so quiet.  There’s no vehicles rumbling past at all hours, no hordes of barking dogs, no fire alarm sirens going off.  It’s just leaves rustling and birds … Continue reading

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READING TROUT WATER BY DAVE HUGHES

Do you know what a prime lie is?  Where is sanctuary water?  When do you depth charge?  If you can’t answer these questions, but you fly fish, you need this book. Let me suck you in more.  Many a color … Continue reading

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A CREEK VISIT ON CHRISTMAS EVE

My gosh, the normally quiet town is like a disturbed ant hill.  It’s one o’clock and the highway luminarias are being set down on the divided highway curbs.  Teams of placers.  Pickup trucks have their hazard lights on.  Fire trucks … Continue reading

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BELOW NAVAJO LAKE DAM WILL BE CLOSED FOR IMPROVEMENTS

Got an email update from New Mexico Department of Fish and Game.  I was going to blow it off until I saw it was about the San Juan River.  It hasn’t been that long since Margo and I stayed at … Continue reading

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THE 5TH WHEEL SHAKEDOWN TRIP, NOV. 8, 2017

Location: Last night was — let’s say — interesting.  About 10pm an important device in the bedroom gave a loud squawk and stopped working.  We immediately thought the device had died.  By the light of the radio, Margo tried different … Continue reading

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I’M NOT SAYING I WENT OUT, BUT…

I came home with this… Harrumph.  Like I can pass by Sportsman’s Warehouse in Las Cruces without stopping. I’m going to Texas soon and will take my fly rod just in case water should appear before me.  It’s still feels … Continue reading

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RED RIVER TROUT, SEPT. 2017

I don’t think I ever showed you a Red River trout on my recent visit. This one — just like all the others was quickly returned to the water to last until a hungrier fisher came along. This one is … Continue reading

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