The Conejos River runs southeast, turns east toward Antonito, then empties into the famous Rio Grande. A dirt forest service road parallels the river from just below its headwaters, where the Conejos is briefly impounded at Platoro Reservoir – the highest large reservoir in the state at approximately 10,000 feet – to where it meets […]
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Catching a 5-pound rainbow trout is possible on the Conejos River throughout the summer and fall seasons, but you better be willing to get up early before the fish fill up. The campground, located on Colorado HWY 17, adjacent to the Conejos River and is wooded with Ponderosa pines. Loop B is marked and is […]
Below Mogote: LOTS of bugs on the water. HUGE salmon flies, stoneflies, Green and Gray drakes, Spinners, cadis, yellow sallies, midges. Choose your weapon. Chubby Chernobyl stone fly lifted a lot of fish, be prepared for a hard take with this fly and be prepared to use 3-4x with these, or fish will break off. […]
I fished the Conejos on 9-11-16 there was a good B W O hatch about 12;00 but i only saw one fish all day .The water was clear and pretty low .
May 27, 2006 A quick update from the Conejos River tonight. The water levels on the Los Pinos and the La Jara are hitting perfect. Caddis have started on the La Jara and the black stones should be on the water any day now on the Los Pinos.
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