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Address: Navajo Dam, NM
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Came up to the San Juan having never fly fished for trout. I booked a full day wade with Nathaniel and we had a great day. He was really knowledgeable of the area and took the... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2016
Blake K
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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Came up to the San Juan having never fly fished for trout. I booked a full day wade with Nathaniel and we had a great day. He was really knowledgeable of the area and took the time to not only show me where and how to fish but why we were fishing there and using certain flies. No matter your... More 

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Nathaniel J, Owner at Cottonwood Anglers, responded to this review

Blake, Thank you for your kind words. It was a pleasure fishing with you as well Blake. Look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Tight Lines, Nathaniel Jacquez More 

Navajo Dam, New Mexico
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Reviewed 18 November 2016

Nathaniel knows the San Juan River like the back of his hand. First rate guide service and great company. Knowledgeable, patient. Was able to have my wife hook and land close to 20 fish on her second day fly fishing. Now she's hooked!

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Austin, Texas
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Reviewed 15 July 2016

I had another great day fishing with Nathaniel and Dave. They work hard and I always enjoy my time on the water with them. I have fished with both of them and you won't find nicer guys. It is a well run operation. See you in March!

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Thank Brian J
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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Reviewed 30 November 2015

Dave and Nathaniel did an excellent job. I took my two sons and they did a great job teaching them how to fish. I have been fishing this tailwater for about 20 years and I think this is the best guide service on the San Juan River for both float and wading trips.

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Thank Joseph O
Farmington, New Mexico, United States
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Reviewed 30 August 2014

Dave Jacquez made my first time fly fishing experience a complete sucess! He knew exactly where the fish were, what kind of flies to use and the easiest place to go to wade in the water. He was well prepared with extra flies and line when I lost mine and, he was extemely patient with a first time fly fisherman!... More 

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Thank Ann H
Amarillo, Texas
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Reviewed 5 January 2012

I have fished with Dave Jacquez of Cottonwood Anglers numerous times over the last few years. He always is prepared with knowledge of what flies to use, at each part of the river, and what times are best to fish each section of the river. Dave is very patient with novice fly casters that knot their lines, that get their... More 

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SF Bay Area
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Reviewed 14 October 2008

My husband and I recently tried Cottonwood Anglers for a day of guided fly fishing on the San Juan River near Navajo Dam, New Mexico. Dave Jacquez was our guide for the day, and we had a great day. I have only fished a half-dozen times, while my husband is a very experienced fly fisherman, and Dave was able to... More 

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