Fall Fishing on the Rio Grande, continued some more

The BWO mayfly hatch continues, with fish rising all over the place. The water clarity also continues to improve, to over 3 feet. And there wasn’t a breath of wind today. I had over 12 takes during a 2 and a half hour period, on a variety of #20 or 22 dry flies on 6X tippet.

The foliage and the reflections of the foliage were also out-of-this-world. Here’s some shots from Petaca CG and area, where I was fishing. Oh … and there was a herd of bighorns on the slope across the river – again!

Reflection of tamarisk bushes

Reflection of tamarisk bushes

Cottonwood at Petaca Campground

Cottonwood at Petaca Campground

Reflection of cottonwood tree

Reflection of cottonwood tree

It’s become downright psychedelic out there.

About Evensteven

I am a photographer and author, and live in Embudo, New Mexico, alongside the Rio Grande. I have published a book of photography and accompanying text on running the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon. The first (print) edition is out of print, but a second edition is available as an iBook (eBook) through the iTunes bookstore. All Grand Canyon, river and nature lovers will enjoy my book: The Grand: https://books.apple.com/us/book/the-grand/id672492447 I have also published six additional iBooks: 1. The Salt River: https://books.apple.com/us/book/the-salt-river/id12449222822. 2. Coyote Buttes: https://books.apple.com/us/book/coyote-buttes/id1271773201 3. Four Cornered, the Land: https://books.apple.com/us/book/four-cornered/id1384038899 4. Four Cornered, The Rivers: https://books.apple.com/us/book/four-cornered-book-two-the-rivers/id1402287568 5. Rio Marañon: https://books.apple.com/us/book/four-cornered-book-two-the-rivers/id1402287568 6. Rio Grande: https://books.apple.com/us/book/rio-grande-new-mexico/id1469126321
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