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San Juan River Fishing Guides

San Juan River Fishing Guides - Chris Gallegos with client and a large catch!

Get out on the San Juan River with one of the best fly fishing guides, Chris Gallegos. Chris loves sharing his knowledge of the river and the fish, and no matter what your experience, he'll teach you secrets and techniques that will improve your fishing abilities. He is an authorized fly fishing guide for San Juan, and has been guiding and teaching people to fish since 2012, and is an expert and finding fish in this amazing river.

Chris is a teacher at heart, and he loves working with experienced fishermen, fisherwomen, and novices alike. Every day on the river is filled with new opportunities to learn how to spot fish, and make sure you are setting the hook when they take a fly. Chris ties his own flies and provides everything you need for a perfect day on the San Juan River. He offers both Boat Trips and Wade Trips so you can fully experience this infamous river and all it has to offer. There are fish everywhere, not just in the big holes that everyone circles, and Chris will make sure you get to fish new water on every fly fishing guide trip.

San Juan River Fishing Guides - hand tied flies are provided on every trip

As Chris will tell you, it's not all about the flies you are using, it's about how you present them and if you can sight fish and recognize takes so that you can set the hook. Chris will make sure your pattern is setup at the right depth and with the right line and rod so that you can have the most success. He'll also teach you how to fish in the wind, which is not uncommon on the San Juan, he'll guide you on how to hold your rod, how to set the hook, and how to keep the fish on the line to reel them in. Check out his top San Juan River Fishing Tips to get a taste of some of the things you'll learn on a guided fly fishing trip. Chris also cares a great deal for the health and safe handling of the fish so that they can be safely released and continue to thrive in the San Juan River.

San Juan River Fishing Guides - Fishing this river is awesome

In addition to hand-tied flies, rods and fishing equipment, Chris always supplies a quality lunch and plenty of water, and checks in before you leave the next morning so you will have the best experience on the river. Chris is an experienced, knowledgeable & authorized San Juan River Fly Fishing Guide and can provide expert instruction on fly casting, reading the water, fly selection, and other fishing techniques to help beginners learn the sport or experienced anglers improve your skills. He has intimate knowledge of the San Juan River and can take you to the best fishing locations – and every guided trip will be fresh with new areas to fish. You won't just circle the Texas Hole with several other boats. Having an experienced fly fishing guide like Chris handle all the logistics allows you to relax and fully enjoy the fishing experience without worries, and you'll learn a thing or two to become a better fisherman or woman.

Chris Gallegos has been guiding on the San Juan River since 2012, giving him over a decade of extensive experience and knowledge of this renowned tailwater fishery.

Clients rave about Chris, because he loves fishing and loves sharing his knowledge of the San Juan River. His guided boat or wade trips will make you feel like you're going out with a good friend. Chris goes above and beyond to accommodate everyone's needs and maximize their fishing time.

Go out with the best San Juan River Fishing Guide!

So whether you're just learning how to fly fish, or if you've been fishing for years, a San Juan River Fishing Guide trip with Chris Gallegos is sure to be a great day on the river and you'll walk away with better fishing skills.

Contact Chris today to talk about your guided trip on the San Juan River!


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