Fly fishing seminar offered on the San Juan River

A free fly fishing seminar sponsored by the San Juan Fly Fishing Federation will be offered Saturday, April 20, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., with registration opening at 9 a.m. Meet at the Cottonwood Campground parking lot along the San Juan River, four miles below Navajo Dam.

There will be a wide variety of topics presented in 20 to 30 minute blocks. Topics include:

Equipment selection and use

San Juan River Aquatic Life, Rigging and Knots

Dry Fly Fishing and River Reading

Float Tubing and Safety

Fishing with Nymphs, Jigs and Fish Handling

Hands-on Casting and Fly tying

A New Mexico State Parks day pass is required for each vehicle and will be issued free of charge for all seminar participants while the seminar is in progress. Bring a lawn chair for your comfort, paper and pen to take notes and enjoy yourself. Waders are not required!

Free refreshments, parking and door prizes.

Please contact Brian at 505-334-9875 so we can better prepare for the number of participants.

The SJFFF is a non-profit club dedicated to the fun, art and sport of fly fishing.

We meet on the third Tuesday of each month, 7 p.m. at the Farmington Civic Center. Membership is only $15 a year - for the whole family.

You may contact us at Our website is