San Juan Closure Announced for Fish Habitat Improvement

The Associated Press is reporting that the New Mexico Fish and Game Department will be closing part of the San Juan for all of November and part of early December. Known as the “Braids”, this section will see $300,000 worth of work. Holes will be dug in the sandstone riverbed to create deeper pools for trout. Other structures like tree trunks and rocks will be added to direct the river toward these new pools. One other improvement is a silt control project from an arroyo flowing into a popular fishing section known as the “Kiddle Hole” which will remain open during this project.

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