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Natural Happenings

The catalpa blooms are now withered, but what a show that tree provided, just days ago. It’s like lots of little orchids. The cholla cactus is now blooming.

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We Go “Out West” – Summer, 1955

In 1955, my parents, my Aunt Etta and myself  left New York City for a multi-week trip to the western National Parks and the West Coast. I was fifteen at the time. We traveled in a brand-new black Dodge, which never … Continue reading

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Don’t Go to the Rio Costilla on Opening Day

How many cars would you expect to see at New Mexico’s trout-fishing mecca – the  San Juan river – on a normal summer day? Fifty to seventy-five? Well, there were dozens of cars at the Rio Costilla yesterday, on opening … Continue reading

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Rio Grande Fishing and Nature Notes

Although the river is still running relatively high (648 cfs today), it has cleared up considerably … and BWO mayflies continue to hatch. Yesterday, I located a pod of rainbows (stockers) that were rising, and fooled a couple with a … Continue reading

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San Juan River Rainbow Trout, 1997

The San Juan river has been a great fishing get-away over the years. You can fish there in every month of the year, and you can count on catching big fish most every visit. Some of the rainbow trout you … Continue reading

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