The San Juan River fishes good year around, the water temperature is the same all seasons. Navajo Lake is seasonal, April thru October.
San Juan River and Navajo Lake, NM.
Northern New Mexico is one of the sunniest places in the United States. Most days are beautiful year around. The Spring can be windy in the afternoon with temperatures in the 60's. Summer is warm, average temperatures are 80's and 90's. The Fall is beautiful with temp's in the 60's. The San Juan is also a great winter fishery with average temps in the 40's.
Fishead's provides everything you need on our fishing trips other than waders which we rent for $20 a day and your fishing license which is $17 for one day.
Appropriate clothing and a hat, sunscreen, polarized glasses and a camera.
Our most common trip is three nights of lodging with two days of fishing. A typical day of fishing starts with breakfast in the Back Cast Café. You then head to the river with your guide and fish for the day. Then back to the lodge to tell lies over dinner.
Rainbow and brown trout all year around. In Navajo Lake we fish for Carp, Pike and Smallmouth Bass, with both spinning and fly gear.
Our Orvis fly shop sits in the middle of our restaurant, The Back Cast Café, and has everything you need to fish this famous tail water.