Rio Ruidoso Reclassification as ‘Cool Water’ Stream

Rio Ruidoso Reclassification as 'Cool Water' Stream
The combination of warm temperatures, low atmospheric pressures that occur at relatively high elevation and low dissolved oxygen are the basis for reclassifcation of the Rio Ruidoso ... Read More

Dave Whitlock biography

Dave Whitlock biography
Thirty-eight years ago Dave pooled his talents in painting, illustrating, writing, photography, fly fishing and lecturing, resigned his position as a research chemist, and embarked on a new career as a full-time professional in the arts of fly fishing. Dave’s art and writing appear regularly in many fly fishing and sport publications. He has written 4 books, demonstrated his fly fishing, fly tying and teaching skills in 10 videos and coauthored, contributed to or illustrated more than 20 other books. Dave is also known internationally for his innovative fly tying designs, including the popular Dave’s Hopper. Dave has taught flyfishing around the world, and he and his wife Emily shared the magic of fly fishing at their Whitlock Fly Fishing School for10 years. Dave’s experience and creative outlook on the whole spectrum of fly fishing have earned him the reputation of being one of the top professional fly fishers in the sport. Editors note: Dave is one of the nicest guys you will ever meet. Don’t miss the chance to share some time with this great mentor of our sport! Visit Dave’s website.
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February General Meeting

February General Meeting
Richard Summervile will talk about fishing the San Pedro Wilderness. It is a fairly close area with good fishing, so anywhere from a good day trip to an overnight camp. As you would expect, the further you walk the more plentiful and larger the fish, but a good local place to check-out ... Read More

Thank you to our 2017 business sponsors

Thank you to our 2017 business sponsors
We thank these sponsors for supporting our conservation efforts ... Read More

Fly of the Month – Santa Claus Fly

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This is a fun fly to make for the holiday seasons ... Read More

Peralta Creek After the Las Conchas Fire

Peralta Creek After the Las Conchas Fire
We revisted Peralta Canyon, site of the 2011 Los Conchas Fire. We found that the canyon and the creek were mostly unaffected by the fire ... Read More

Unique NM License Plate Offered

Unique NM License Plate Offered
NM anglers can show their pride and support conservation with a special ediiton Rio Grande cutthroat trout license plate. Initial cost for the plate is $27, with $15 going to the Share with Wildlife Program ... Read More

New Mexico Grazing Rights Case Ruling

New Mexico Grazing Rights Case Ruling
A federal court recently ruled against motions filed several years ago by a group of ranchers seeking continued grazing rights on land in New Mexico that has been used by their families for centuries ... Read More