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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.

Meetings

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.

Conclave

The New Mexico Trout annual meeting and fundraiser is the Conclave, generally held in January or February. It features fabulous guest speakers; a raffle with items such as guided tours and gear; and a chance to meet with your fellow fly casters.

Recent news

December virtual election & call for nominations

December virtual election & call for nominations

It's time for board elections (vice president and treasurer). Send in your nominations and we'll meet on Zoom on December 8 ... Read More
Preparation for and Handling of Large Trout

Preparation for and Handling of Large Trout

Consider the stay-home curfew we are all living by. Every month that we have to stay home, the fish grow another inch. By fall the fish stocked in March will be “Braggin” sized. Here are some tips for your stay-at-time by Wes Bigney ... Read More
Proposal for Greater Protections for Northern New Mexico Rivers

Proposal for Greater Protections for Northern New Mexico Rivers

A working group comprised of individuals, environmental, and recreation groups is developing a proposal to the NM Water Quality Control Commission to secure greater protections for the upper Rio Grande, the Rio Hondo, and Jemez headwater streams ... Read More
Trespass Cattle Degrading Streams on the Valles Caldera National Preserve

Trespass Cattle Degrading Streams on the Valles Caldera National Preserve

Recently, some New Mexico Trout members have reported encountering large numbers of cattle in and along the Rio San Antonio and the Rio de los Indios in the Valles Caldera National Preserve. Here is some background and suggested actions ... Read More
New Riparian Restoration Program for Streams on New Mexico National Forests

New Riparian Restoration Program for Streams on New Mexico National Forests

The Carson, Cibola, and Santa Fe National Forests and the Kiowa National Grasslands have announced the release of the Draft Environmental Assessment for Northern New Mexico Riparian, Aquatic and Wetland Restoration Project. The Draft EA is available for review and comment ... Read More
Project Healing Waters

Project Healing Waters

Project Healing Waters supports the physical and mental rehabilitation of disabled veterans being treated at the VA Medical Center in Albuquerque through regular, long term contact with the veterans on a weekly basis ... Read More