Tag Archives: Rio Grande King

September Quickenings

The road dead-ended at the state forest lands in Potter County. I knew that the trout streams would be low but, given the sudden coolness in air temperature, I figured that the water temps would be cooler also, and safe … Continue reading

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Black Ants and Trout

Summer evening, and the water temperature was a good 64 degrees.  I entered Black Willow Pool with a spinner fly at the tippet, but the surface feeders were not interested. In eastern rivertop regions, many of the caddis and mayfly … 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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