Fall fly-fishing seminar scheduled for Saturday

The Daily Times staff

FARMINGTON — The San Juan Fly Fishing Federation will present its annual fall fly-fishing seminar on Saturday at the Cottonwood Campground below Navajo Dam.

From left, Chris Gallegos puts tension on the line while Jay Walden seeks out a new spot while fly-fishing on May 18 on the San Juan River.

Various fly-fishing topics will be covered from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., and registration for the event starts at 9 a.m.

Refreshments and fly-fishing gear will be provided to participants. Waders are not required, but participants should bring a chair, paper and pen.

Topics will be covered in 20- to 30-minute blocks and will include equipment selection and use, aquatic life, rigging and knots, fly-fishing styles and river reading, float tubing and regulations, river etiquette and fish handling, and hands-on casting.

A day pass from New Mexico State Parks is required for each car and is provided for free to seminar participants.

For more information, call 505-860-0224 or 505-334-8902.