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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.

Membership Information

Members regularly participate in a variety of educational activities that include meetings, conservation work and our annual conclave. Support our work by becoming a member. Membership starts at $30/year.


Join us at our regularly scheduled meetings: general meetings – second Tuesday; fly-tiers roundtable – other Tuesdays; and board meetings – first Thursdays. All are invited, member or not. Click on “Meetings’ to find out more.


New Mexico Trout will hold its 36th Annual Conclave and fundraising event on Saturday, February 8th from 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM at the UNM Continuing Education Bldg, 1634 University Blvd NE, Albuquerque NM.

Recent news

Twenty-One Volunteers on the Last Project of the Season

Twenty-One Volunteers on the Last Project of the Season

Twenty-one members of New Mexico Trout, Trout Unlimited, and the Albuquerque Wildlife Federation met on the Rio Cebolla on October 26th for our last work project of the year - constructing and repairing beaver dam analogs ... Read More
Join us!

Join us!

Membership in New Mexico Trout is crucial to our ability to preserve and enhance trout habitat and trout fishing in NM. Membership is based on the calendar year: 1 January – 31 December. We have several forms of membership ... 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