Jicarilla Fishing Blog

18 October 2018

Jicarilla Hunt - Thursday, October 18, 2018


The weather has been playing slight tricks, with forecasts not quite being accurate to on the ground conditions. It did lightly rain today but it should dry fairly quickly and the forecast is calling for it to clear up over the next few days. The day time temperatures have been fluctuating greatly and the skies have been mostly cloudy. One fishing report was submitted and they indicated fishing was good with all colors of powerbait.

The Fish Crew finished the fall Navajo River sampling and tagged many large brown trout for further study. You can take these fish home if you catch them but we sure would appreciate you sending us a note with the tag number and location of capture( if you release the fish take note of the same information and send it along! Do not remove the tag if you release the fish). The tags used are FLOY Tags and are identical to the T-Bar tags one might find in a new T shirt, just like your t-shirt tags you can grab them and pull them right out before filleting. The tags are near the dorsal fin and do not disturb meat that one would eat.

Anyway Hope for a big winter,








11 October 2018

Jicarilla Hunt - Thursday, October 11, 2018


There has been a nice change in the weather this week, with overcast skies, rain, and even snow in the high country near the office. Of course with rain comes the mud. There is very little to be done about the mud. Be careful out there. Thread lightly. 

The Fire Guys have informed me that despite these rains there was a human caused fire this weekend. That being said fire restrictions have been lifted, meaning open flames are allowed in approved fire rings, and grill boxes.

I have only received two fishing reports, both from Mundo. One angler fishes there regularly and has been very happy with multiple 16-18" trout being caught every trip. Another angler's little one brought in a 16" from the dock. All using common baits.

With this change in the weather the fishing should just continue to improve for those willing to put in the time, and tolerate the tempermental weather. 


Hope all is well,