New Rule: Two Flies Only on San Juan

May 30, 2008 By: Marshall Cutchin

Settling a dispute between guides who felt using more than two flies was hurting the trout population and those who claimed it was a traditional and accepted practice, yesterday the New Mexico Fish and Game Commission “voted unanimously to adopt the new rule limiting anglers fishing in the upper four miles of the San Juan River just below Navajo Dam to the use of two flies.” Read Karl Moffatt’s coverage of the issue.