Is it time to renew your membership?

Is it time to renew your membership?

NMT members, the time of year is here to renew your membership for 2021. Our membership is based on the calendar year: 1 January – 31 December ... Read More
Spring Meetings

Spring Meetings

Due to the Covid virus Starting in January 2021 we will be holding our Monthly Membership Meetings on Zoom ... Read More
Fly of the Month - The Baeta-gon

Fly of the Month – The Baeta-gon

These are a new style of baetis pattern.  They are designed to be fish seekers, and finders.  ... Read More
On-Line Workshop on Beavers as Mother Nature's Environmental Engineers

On-Line Workshop on Beavers as Mother Nature’s Environmental Engineers

When Europeans first came to North America, beaver were everywhere. Nowadays, not so much. Researchers are recognizing that beavers can be a very effective means to improve stream quantity and the extent of riparian areas ... Read More
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
New Study Explains How Brown Trout Replace Rio Grande Cutthroat Trout in New Mexico Streams

New Study Explains How Brown Trout Replace Rio Grande Cutthroat Trout in New Mexico Streams

Hint: It’s Not Because They Eat Them A summary of research by Lauren Flynn
New Mexico State University Reported by Ron Loehman, Conservation Chairman Brown trout tend to replace Rio Grande cutthroat trout (RGCT) where they occur together in New Mexico streams, not because of predation, but because brown trout outcompete RGCT for food and habitat. That is the conclusion of research recently completed by Lauren Flynn for an MS degree in Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Ecology from New Mexico State University. This result was independent of water temperature for a sample of eight New Mexico streams in the Santa Fe ... 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