Author Archives: Dom

East Fork of the Jemez River – not fishable for quite a while

Over this last holiday weekend, I took my family up to to the confluence of the East Fork of the Jemez River and San Antonio Creek to spend some time in the mountains just to get away, have a picnic, … Continue reading

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New Mexico Trout Fly Fishing and the Las Conchas Fire

I can say many people are really sad about the New Mexico Trout Fly Fishing and the Las Conchas Fire here in New Mexico and the long lasting impact it will have on many of our loved outdoor activities (hiking, … Continue reading

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How To Use Your Fly Fishing Vest Rod Holder – DFF009

A good friend of mine and I were fishing the San Juan River recently (I had not seen him since high school). He was a bit downstream of me, and I asked for his help to land a nice 17 … Continue reading

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East Fork of the Jemez River – DFF008

When you have two sons at ages 5 and 3, their combined energy will overwhelm you. One weekend in December I wanted to go fly fishing, but with 2 little boys in tow it’s a bit difficult. So we went … Continue reading

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Rio Grande and Red River Fly Fishing – DFF007

I’ve always wanted to fish the Rio Grande & Red River for trout in New Mexico, but never made the trip since it’s pretty far from Albuqerque. Since I reconnected with a high school classmate who is into fly fishing … Continue reading

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San Juan River Fly Fishing – DFF006

I recently reconnected with a high school classmate from San Ildefonso Pueblo and found out he likes to fly fish just like I do. After talking we planned a trip to both of our favorite place, the San Juan River. … Continue reading

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How to tie a Red Bead Caddis Fly – DFF005

Here is a short video and recipe on how to tie a fly I have used for years here in New Mexico. I call it the Red Bead Caddis Fly.

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San Juan River Fly Fishing – DFF004

My father visited New Mexico back in late August to see his grand-kids. I managed to get a couple weeks off at the same time, so we took a couple days and fly fished the San Juan River. I also … Continue reading

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Simms Rivershed Wading Boots – DFF003

Here is a video review of some new Simms Rivershed wading boots I bought. I was motivated to upgrade my wading boots since I was getting tired of sore feet after some hard fly fishing. I talk a bit about … Continue reading

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Jemez River Fly Fishing – DFF002

I’ve always thought the Jemez River below Battleship Rock in New Mexico would be a good place to fly fish for a several reasons. The first reason is it’s pretty close to Albuquerque & Santa Fe and does not involve … Continue reading

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