Pecos River NM Aug. 2019

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Pecos River NM Aug. 2019

Postby Vince_villavivencio » Thu Sep 05, 2019 11:14 am

Fished the Pecos River in NM this past August 2019.

Caught a lot of Rainbow Trout and Brown Trout.

Used a Dry and Dropper setup for the shallow pocket water and along the bank:
Tenkara Rod: Tenkara USA Iwana
Line: 9 ft of #3.5 Tenkara USA Level Line
Tippet: Trout Hunter => 3 ft of 5X to dry fly and 8 - 12 in. from bend of Dry Fly to dropper.
Dry Fly: #12 Olive Elk Hair Caddis
Dropper Fly: #12 Bead Head Utah Killer Bug and #14 Bead Head Pheasant Tail Nymph

Used a Euro Style setup for deeper pools:
Tenkara Rod: Tenkara USA Amago
Line: 8 ft of #3.5 Tenkara USA Level Line
Tippet: Trout Hunter => 5 ft of 5X to 1st fly on a tag dropper and 18 in. of 5X to 2nd fly.
1st Fly: #14 Bead Head Jig Rainbow Warrior
2nd Fly: #14 Bead Head Jig Pheasant Tail Nymph



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Re: Pecos River NM Aug. 2019

Postby Rob Ruff » Wed Oct 09, 2019 3:01 am

Always a nice river to visit. I was there in September fishing near Windy Bridge.
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