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New Mexico Fly Fishing Articles
2005-2006 Fishing Rules & Information Booklet
PDF format
www.wildlife.state.nm.us/publications/documents/fishing/fishing_rib_
05-06.pdf
A fly-fisherman’s dream on the Holy Waters
www.lubbockonline.com/news/072097/afly.htm
Brazos (Private water)
from www.losrios.com
www.losrios.com/dynamicpage.php?page=Brazos
Chama Watershed
from www.geocities.com/riverdancesofnm
www.geocities.com/riverdancesofnm/chama.html
Cimarron
from www.losrios.com
www.losrios.com/dynamicpage.php?page=Cimarron
Cimarron Canyon
Information about Cimarron Canyon in the northern New Mexico Sangre de Cristo Mountains area.
sangres.com/statenm/cimarroncan.htm
Cimarron Information
New Mexico Fly Fishing with Ed Adams!
www.edadamsflyfishing.com/cimarron.php3
Cimarron Information
The Cimarron is an intimate tailwater fishery issued from Eagle Nest Dam and Lake, flowing eastward through the Cimarron Canyon State Park.
www.flyfishnewmexico.com/cim.html
Cimarron River
by Doc Thompson
www.mossycreek.com/New%20Mexico.htm
Cimarron River Fly Fishing
Detailed flyfishing information for the Cimarron River in New Mexico, including an overview of the river, local lodges, flyshops, fishing reports, weather, hatch charts and more
www.flyfishingconnection.com/cimarron.html
Conejos Fly Fishing
www.edadamsflyfishing.com/conejos.php3
Culebra Creek Fly Fishing
includes hatch chart
www.edadamsflyfishing.com/culebra.php3
East Creek Flyfishers
East Creek Flyfishers offers a full service guide trips to the San Juan river quality waters, and an informative website for Four Corners area fly fishing.
www.wildernesstrails.com/eastcreekflyfishers/
Emerald Jewel of Southern New Mexico
Fishing southern New Mexico’s peaceful Rio Penasco….
www.gorp.com/gorp/location/nm/riopen.htm
Find trout in San Juan River’s fascinating side channels
espn.go.com/outdoors/fishing/s/f_map_04_NM_SanJuan_River2.html
Fishing in Northeast New Mexico
Northeast New Mexico is notable for the number of small streams and lakes that provide excellent fishing, including some great fly-fishing.
www.nenewmexico.com/fish.php
Fly Fish NM Lakes
www.newmexicotrout.org/nm_lakes.htm
Fly Fishing The San Juan River
Fishing International sportfishing travel vacations in New Mexico, fishing the San Juan River
www.fishinginternational.com/location/usa4.htm
Fly Patterns for the San Juan River
www.sanjuanriver.com/tackle.htm
Fly-fishing The Valles Caldera
Big fish? Little fish? It
www.rmgameandfish.com/rm_aa034604a
Flyfishnm.com
Your guide to fly fishing the Northern New Mexico Watersheds for trout. Detailed watershed descriptions, fishing reports, flies, maps, fly shops, guide services and great fly fishing links.
www.flyfishnm.com
Gila Trout may no longer be endangered
www.gilawilderness.com/sportspg/gilatrout.htm#nolonger
Jemez Watershed Description
The Jemez watershed offers anglers ample opportunity to catch trout.
www.flyfishnm.com/1jemezpage.htm
Late winter by fly: Silence of the trout bums
Tail end of chilly months offers secret season for seclusion, success
www.espn.go.com/outdoors/fishing/s/2004/0305/1751840.html
Lower Rio Grande Watershed Description
www.flyfishnm.com/1lowerriopage.htm
Mulcock Ranch
Penasco Spring River Flyfishing Club
www.pvtnetworks.net/~chuck1
New Mexico
Known for its superb trout fishing, the state of New Mexico offers surprising fishing opportunities for anglers hoping to hook a spunky largemouth or smallmouth bass!
www.rmgameandfish.com/rm_aa064604a
New Mexico Dept. Game & Fish
www.wildlife.state.nm.us
New Mexico Fishing Reports
from The Reel Life
www.reellifesantafe.com/fishing_reports.htm
New Mexico fly patterns
www.newmexicotrout.org/fly_patterns.htm
New Mexico mirage: Virtual flyfishers get real
Trout fishing the San Juan River with cyberspace surfers
espn.go.com/outdoors/fishing/s/ff_fea_Becher_San_Juan.html
New Mexico Outdoor Sports Guide – Fly Fishing New Mexico
Fly Fishing New Mexico
www.nmosg.com/Fly/Default.htm
New Mexico Public Fishing Waters Map
www.wildlife.state.nm.us/recreation/fishing/documents/fishingwaterma
p.pdf
New Mexico stream and river descriptions
www.geocities.com/yosemite/trails/9657/guide.html
New Mexico’s Trout-Fishing Secret: The Cimarron River
Insects, Flies, Lures, and Rods – from GORP.com
way.com/gorp/location/nm/cimarron3.htm
No Mistaking An Adult Striper
There’s absolutely no mistaking an adult striper for any other game fish in New Mexico
www.gilawilderness.com/sportspg/fishstriper.htm
Northern New Mexico Seasons & Weather
from www.losrios.com
www.losrios.com/dynamicpage.php?page=Seasons
Northern NM Fly Fishing
Northern New Mexico provides a great variety of fishing opportunitites and we list just a few here to whet your appetite – by High Desert Angling
www.highdesertangler.com/nmfly.html
Pecos River: miles of fishing possibilities
from www.geocities.com/riverdancesofnm/
www.geocities.com/riverdancesofnm/pecoswatershed.html
Pecos Watershed Description
www.flyfishnm.com/1pecospage.htm
Red River – Rio Grande Watershed Description
www.flyfishnm.com/1boxpage.htm
Red River Fly Fishing
includes hatch chart
www.edadamsflyfishing.com/red.php3
Red River info
Originating high up on Wheeler Peak, the Red River makes its journey through the resort town of Red River and eventually to the Rio Grande.
www.flyfishnewmexico.com/red.html
Rio Charma – Rio Brazos Watershed Description
www.flyfishnm.com/1chamapage.htm
Rio Costilla Fly Fishing
includes hatch chart
www.edadamsflyfishing.com/costilla.php3
Rio Costilla info
The Rio Costilla is also a small tailwater, 10-15 feet wide, flowing through sweeping green valleys.
www.flyfishnewmexico.com/costilla.html
Rio De Los Pinos Watershed Description
www.flyfishnm.com/1pinospage.htm
Rio Grande Article
Article/Excerpt from Frank Amato Publications River Journal
flyanglersonline.com/features/greatrivers/riogrande
Rio Grande Fly Fishing
includes hatch chart
www.edadamsflyfishing.com/rio.php3
Rio Grande info
The Rio is a rough wild freestone river roaring from Colorado on through Taos and on down into the Gulf.
www.flyfishnewmexico.com/grande.html
Rio Grande info
from www.losrios.com
www.losrios.com/dynamicpage.php?page=Rio Grande
Rio Grande Pike Fishing
www.edadamsflyfishing.com/pike/index.php3
San Juan Fly Patterns
from www.geocities.com/riverdancesofnm/
www.geocities.com/riverdancesofnm/SJflies1.htm
San Juan info
The San Juan below the Navajo Dam is a trophy rainbow river with excellent access and year-round fishing.
www.cvff.org/sanjuan.htm
San Juan info and map
www.wildernesstrails.com/eastcreekflyfishers/sanjuan.htm
San Juan River
from ESPN Outdoors
espn.go.com/outdoors/flyfishing/s/ff_fea_Becher_San_Juan.html
San Juan River
from www.geocities.com/riverdancesofnm/
www.geocities.com/riverdancesofnm/SanJuanrvr.html
San Juan River – Trout Fishing Profile
Year-round Fishery for Rainbows and Cutthroats in Northwest New Mexico
way.com/gorp/publishers/menasha/trout/sanjuan.htm
San Juan River area info
from Sandstone Anglers
www.sandstoneanglers.com/areainfo.asp
San Juan River Details
www.creativelinks.com/recreat/page2.htm
San Juan River FAQs
from www.sanjuantrout.com/
www.sanjuantrout.com/faq.html
San Juan River Fly Fishing
Detailed flyfishing information for the San Juan River in New Mexico, including an overview of the river, local lodges, flyshops, fishing reports, weather, hatch charts and more
www.flyfishingconnection.com/sanjuan.html
San Juan River Fly Fishing Site
a great resource
www.ifly4trout.com
San Juan River Fly Fishing Site
The San Juan River in New Mexico is one of the finest tailwater fisheries anywhere!
www.fishthesanjuan.com
San Juan River fly patterns
www.ifly4trout.com/flypatterns.htm
San Juan River Information
Fly Fishing New Mexico
www.troutsource.com/RiversFolder/SanJuan.htm
San Juan River tailwater for open-water trout
espn.go.com/outdoors/fishing/s/f_maps_04_NM_SanJuan_River.html
San Juan River tips & Techniques
lots of great info
www.ifly4trout.com/tipsntechniques.htm
San Juan Style Nymph Rig
Increase your chances of hooking up by fishing with two flies instead of one…
www.ifly4trout.com/tipsntechniques.htm
San Juan’s midges and mayflies
Enchanting New Mexico trout stream offers big trout, small flies
www.espn.go.com/outdoors/fishing/s/ff_fea_Burkhead_San_Juan.html
Soaring Eagle Outfitters
Soaring Eagle Lodge offers first class lodging, fly fishing guide service, fly shop, and private land access on the San Juan river in Northern New Mexico.
www.sanjuanflyfishing.com
Sports and Outdoors in New Mexico
www.newmexico.org/go/loc/outdoors/page/outdoors-hunting.html
Summer & Fall
The best fly fishing in late summer is to be found at the high elevations and on the tail waters…
www.newmexicotrout.org/summer_fall.htm
The San Juan Fly Fishing Guide Book
Michael Shook Fly Fishing Guide Books for Colorado and New Mexico contain detailed maps and information on hatches, local patterns, public access, tips & technique and much more.
www.flyfishguides.com/navajo.htm
Tutorials On San Juan Winter Patterns
from www.geocities.com/riverdancesofnm/
www.geocities.com/riverdancesofnm/winterpatterntutorial.htm
Upper Red River Watershed Description
www.flyfishnm.com/1upperredpage.htm
Valle Vidal
The Valle Vidal is one of the last holdouts on public land of the rare indigenous Rio Grande Cutthroat trout – from www.losrios.com/
www.losrios.com/dynamicpage.php?page=Rio Grande
Valles Caldera National Preserve Fishing
The fishing experience on the Valles Caldera National Preserve Fishing is just one component of the recreational opportunities we offer.
vallescaldera.gov/comevisit/fish
Weekend Angler: Albuquerque
GORP’s guide to fishing spots perfect for the weekend angler from Albuquerque – the Rio San Antonio, the Rio Cebolla, and Fenton Lake, all in the Jemez Mountains….
www.gorp.com/gorp/location/nm/wa_albuquerque.htm
Weekly Fishing Report
from New Mexico wildlife
www.wildlife.state.nm.us/recreation/fishing/fishing_report.htm
Yong Special Fly
“Simple but deadly. That
shop.flyfishing.about.com/fly_archive/details/1291.htm

New Mexico Fly Fishing Clubs
Connejo Valley Fly Fishers
cvff.org/sanjuan.htm
New Mexico Trout
is dedicated to the preservation and enhancement of trout fishing in New Mexico’s waters through restoration of riparian habitats and through the education of the public
www.newmexicotrout.org/

New Mexico Hatch Charts
San Juan Hatch Chart
from Fishheads guide service
www.fisheadsofthesanjuan.com/seasons.html#
San Juan hatch chart
from www.fisheadsofthesanjuan.com
www.fisheadsofthesanjuan.com/seasons.html
San Juan hatch chart and insects
www.ifly4trout.com/hatches.htm

New Mexico Fly Fishing Maps
Chama/Brazos map
www.newmexicotrout.org/chama_brazos.htm
Jemez map
www.newmexicotrout.org/jemez.htm
Jemez Watershed Map
www.flyfishnm.com/jemezmap.htm
Lower Rio Grande map
www.newmexicotrout.org/lower_rio_grande.htm
Navajo Dam interactive map
from ESPN Outdoors
mapserver.maptech.com/api/espn/index.cfm?lat=36.80028&lon=-107.61194
&scale=24000&zoom=100&type=1&icon=0
Northern New Mexico Fly Fishing Map
from The Reel Life
www.reellifesantafe.com/fishmap.htm
Pecos map
www.newmexicotrout.org/pecos.htm
Red River – Rio Grande Watershed Map
www.flyfishnm.com/redrioboxmap.htm
Red River/Rio Grande maps
www.newmexicotrout.org/red_rio.htm
Rio de los Pinos map
www.newmexicotrout.org/rio_de_los_pinos.htm
Rio Grande Map
flyanglersonline.com/features/greatrivers/riogrande/riograndemap.html
San Juan river map
from Fishheads guide service
www.fisheadsofthesanjuan.com/map.html
San Juan River map
from www.fisheadsofthesanjuan.com
www.fisheadsofthesanjuan.com/map.html#
Upper Pecos Watershed Map
www.flyfishnm.com/pecosmap.htm
Upper Red River map
www.newmexicotrout.org/red_river.htm

New Mexico Fly Fishing Reports
Gila Wilderness Fishing Report
Gila Wilderness area fishing report in Southwest New Mexico
www.gilawilderness.com/sportspg/fishing.htm
High Country Angler reports
www.flyfishnewmexico.com/reports.html
New Mexico Fishing
from anglerguide.com
www.anglerguide.com/newmexico
New Mexico Fishing Report
from losrios.com
www.losrios.com/reports.php
New Mexico Fishing Report from EdAdams.com
www.edadamsflyfishing.com/reports.php3
NM Reports
Bonito Lake, Grindstone Lake, Rio Ruidoso,
www.flys-etc.com/fishing_report.htm
Northern NM Reports
Pecos, Jemez, San Juan, Rio Grande & Tribs, Cimarron, and Chama River
www.highdesertangler.com/stream.html
Rio Penasco-Mulcock Ranch reports
www.pvtnetworks.net/~chuck1
San Juan conditions and report
from San Juan river outfitters
www.sanjuanriveroutfitters.com/conditions.html
San Juan Report & Forecast
by Sandstone Anglers
www.sandstoneanglers.com/fishingreport.asp
San Juan River
What to use and river flow-by Abe’s Motel & Fly Shop
www.sanjuanriver.com/water.htm
San Juan River fishing reports
from www.soaringeaglelodge.net
www.soaringeaglelodge.net/River/river.html
San Juan River Fishing Reports & Current Conditions
from The Rainbow Lodge
www.sanjuanfishing.com/reportsandconditions.htm
San Juan River Fly Fishing Site reports
www.ifly4trout.com/reports.htm
Taos NM Area Reports
Red River, Rio Grande, Cimarron, Culebra Creek, & Valle Vidal – from www.thesolitaryangler.com
www.thesolitaryangler.com/fishinreport_2DYNO.php

New Mexico Stream Flows
Stream flow for San Juan River
waterdata.usgs.gov/nm/nwis/uv?09355500
Stream Flow New Mexico Rivers
USGS Real-Time Data for New Mexico
waterdata.usgs.gov/nm/nwis/rt

New Mexico Fly Fishing Forums

San Juan River Fly Fishing board
www.ifly4trout.com/disc7_frm.htm
San Juan River on-line discussion board.
www.ifly4trout.com/disc2005_frm.htm

New Mexico Fly Fishing Shops

Abes Motel & Fly Shop
1791 Hwy. #173, PO Box 6428, Navajo Dam, NM 87419; 505-632-2194
www.sanjuanriver.com
Flys Etc.
2801 Sudderth Drive, Suite F, Ruidoso, New Mexico 88345; 505-257-4968
www.flys-etc.com
High Desert Angler
451 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87501; 505 988 7688
www.highdesertangler.com
The Reel Life
Sanbusco Market Center, 500 Montezuma Ave. Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501; 1-877-733-5543
www.reellifesantafe.com
Sandstone Anglers
83 CR 2929, Aztec, NM 87410; 888-339-9789
www.sandstoneanglers.com
Van Beacham’s Solitary Angler
Taos
www.thesolitaryangler.com
High Mountain Angler
830 Hill Drive, Taoes NM, 87571; 505 751 0944
www.flyfishtaos.com
Soaring Eagle Outfitters
PO Box 6340, Navajo Dam, NM 87419; (800) 866-2719
www.soaringeaglelodge.net
Anasazi Angler
Durango
www.sanjuantrout.com
Rizutos San Juan River Lodge
PO Box 6309 1796 Hwy 173 Navajo Dam New Mexico 87419; 505-632-3893
www.rizutos.net
Los Rios Anglers
126 W. Plaza Drive Taos, NM 87571 505.758.2798
www.losrios.com

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