About NM Trout

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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 about trout fishing and the value of trout habitats. Whether you are new to fly fishing or have years of experience, you can benefit from membership. We welcome you to get acquainted with us through our website and by joining us at our next monthly meeting.

New Mexico Trout is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, and we welcome all tax-deductible contributions.

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Recent news

December General Meeting

December General Meeting
This month's meeting will be held Tuesday, December 12, at 7:00 PM in the McCall Performing Arts Center at Sandia Prep. Marc Wethington, NMDGF Navajo Dam Biologist, will discuss San Juan fisheries studies and current fishing on the San JuanRiver ... Read More

2018 Conclave – March 24

2018 Conclave – March 24
The 2018 New Mexico Trout Conclave will be held Saturday, March 24 at Sandia Prep. Save the date! ... Read More

It’s time to renew your membership

It's time to renew your membership
It's time to renew your membership for the 2017 year. Regular membership is $30 per year. Your dues are used for conservation projects and we have a large one coming up next year. You can renew online, by mail or at a meeting ... Read More

Reminiscences of an Old Fly Fisherman

Reminiscences of an Old Fly Fisherman
By Wes Bigney Rigging When I get to the destination and am assembling the rod and lining up the guides I stand the rod against a rock or tree.  I never lay it on the ground or against the car to be stepped on by an errant foot or eaten by an auto door.  After I have run the line through the guides I do not coil any line on the ground where I can step on it and cut it against a stone or gravel.  I make sure the ferrules are seated. The Rod and Handling The taper transmits ... Read More

Valles Caldera News

san antonio meadow fishing
Fishing is permitted year-round as long as streams are not frozen. All anglers are required to check in at the Valle Grande Contact Station before fishing the waters within the preserve to obtain a free fishing permit. However, vehicle access to certain streams may not be available year-round and may require a backcountry vehicle permit. Up to 35 backcountry vehicle permits are available daily from mid-May through October as conditions allow. Elk hunting is in progress thru December 6, 2017, so wearing bright colors is advised outside of the preserve's "no hunting" zone. A series of prescribed burn projects will be ... Read More

Elections coming this fall

Elections coming this fall
This fall we will be holding elections for the positions of president and secretary. If you would like to nominate yourself, or someone else, for either of thees positions please contact Lorenzo Maldonaldo ... Read More