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How I Passed the Great San Juan

I was ready to flyfish on the great San Juan River of New Mexico (as I did for several days in 2001) but passed on this opportunity because… 1/ The name of my blog is Rivertop Rambles rather than Tailwater Hawgs. 2/ The San … Continue reading

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Up at Jack’s

Monday morning. I’d been camped alone at Jack’s Creek Campground for the last two days. Thanks to recent media promotion of the upper Pecos River and the Santa Fe National Forest (assuring the public that the fire threat was gone … Continue reading

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Rio Grande King

The last thing I expected to see along a headwaters stream in the Pecos Wilderness was another angler. There were mobs of them on the main stem Pecos down below Terrero where the hatchery fish were dumped, but up here … Continue reading

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One Day on the Pecos

In a couple of months I hope to revisit northern New Mexico. Four years ago I enjoyed a fishing camp-out on the headwaters of the Pecos River in the southern Rocky Mountains. Beautiful country, wild and scenic. Last summer I … Continue reading

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