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About New Mexico Trout

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.

Recent news

March General Meeting

March General Meeting

For our April general meeting, Bob Widgen, Certified Casting Instructor, and owner (along with his wife Lee) of Custom Fly Rod Crafters will talk about casting tips & tricks ... Read More
Help Veterans and Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing!

Help Veterans and Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing!

Project Healing Waters will host its second fundraiser at Los Pinos Fly and Tackle Shop on Saturday, 27 April 19 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Please donate your useable fly-fishing gear to help PHW and local veterans ... Read More
Thanks to our conclave donors and sponsors

Thanks to our conclave donors and sponsors

The 2019 Conclave is a memory – and a good one. We thank the following donors and sponsors who made contributions to our raffle, silent auction and garage sale. Please patronize our business donors and let them know how much you appreciate their contribution to our conservation efforts ... Read More
It's time to renew your membership!

It’s time to renew your membership!

NMT members, the time of year is here to renew your membership for 2019. Our membership is based on the calendar year: 1 January – 31 December ... 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