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Fishing New Mexico

EZFishing brings you New Mexico's most comprehensive list of fishing locations, providing interactive maps that show each location's GPS coordinates, nearby facilities (like restaurants, gas stations, marinas and fishing shops), their current and forecasted weather and, if available, their water conditions.

Registered users can rate fishing locations, post their personal/public notes and also tag them with information about fish species generally caught there as well as the most common and effective fishing techniques.

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Find any of the 7562 locations currently available in EZFishing database, to check fishing reports, maps, directions, weather and water conditions.

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New Mexico Fishing Resources

Fishing regulations and licensing, guides/outfitter services and local fishing clubs in New Mexico.

New Mexico Fishing Regulations

Are you familiar with the fishing regulation in New Mexico?
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New Mexico Fishing License

Purchasing a fishing license you are helping to preserve the environment and also ensure that future generations can enjoy fishing as you are. Among other things, your fishing license fees support fisheries and hatcheries management, education programs about fishing and conservation, protection of endangered species.

Here it is where you can get your fishing license.


Links to New Mexico Government Agencies

Here are a few websites of New Mexico's agencies involved in regulation and conservation.

New Mexico Fishing News

Check out what is the latest fishing buzz in New Mexico.

  • Ask the Experts: How Do You Set Your Drag Before Fishing?
  • Doc Thompson, High Country Anglers (Ute Park, New Mexico): Basically, the drag is used to help fight or tame the fish without breaking off and without fighting the fish beyond exhaustion. With that said, drag settings can range from light to cranked down .
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  • 2/17/2017 5:35:00 PM
  • Expo New Mexico hosts Hunting and Fishing Show this weekend
  • Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – If you’re over the winter weather and ...
  • KRQE News 13
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  • 2/17/2017 3:37:00 PM
  • Effort tabled to revamp New Mexico’s game and fish agency
  • SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A Senate committee has tabled a proposal to significantly shift the mission of the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish. The legislation sponsored by Democrat Sen. Jeff Steinborn of Las Cruces would give the department the ...
  • Artesia News
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  • 2/16/2017 8:11:00 PM
  • Effort tabled to revamp New Mexico’s game and fish agency
  • SANTA FE, N.M. — A Senate committee has tabled a proposal to significantly shift the mission of the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish. The legislation sponsored by Democrat Sen. Jeff Steinborn of Las Cruces would give the department the authority to .
  • The Republic
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  • 2/16/2017 12:33:00 PM
  • Fishing for knowledge in Bernalillo
  • It’ll be fun to take care of the fish.” This kind of engagement is the goal of the USFWS program, which launched in 2011 and currently operates in nine schools around New Mexico. Bernalillo Elementary fourth-grade teachers Amber Braden and Patricia ...
  • ABQJournal
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  • 2/4/2017 7:17:00 AM
  • These fish really are in schools
  • The fish, bluehead sucker fish and speckled dace, are taken from Crystal Creek, New Mexico, north of Navajo, New Mexico and are distributed equally among recruited schools, according to Navajo Fish and Wildlife. The fish are found in Wheatfields and ...
  • Navajo Times
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  • 2/2/2017 6:24:00 PM
  • Protect green belt in fishing area
  • There was to be no development along the green belt. The property was leased to the [New Mexico Department of Game and Fish] on a perpetual lease to be observed by the future owners of the land. The state of New Mexico is doing a beautiful job in ...
  • The Taos News
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  • 1/12/2017 6:50:00 PM
  • Coulson: My fishing New Year’s resolutions
  • Waters that are within a day’s drive that offer potentially excellent fishing. There are a goodly number of them in Wyoming, Kansas, Utah, Nebraska, Oklahoma, New Mexico and even Colorado. In reflection, last year was bittersweet, and I’ve not a doubt ...
  • The Coloradoan
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  • 12/25/2016 5:59:05 AM
  • Gila Trout Swim Mineral Creek
  • Wear and tear on boot soles and a helicopter—that's what it took to get 1,033 Gila trout safely placed in the remote headwaters of Mineral Creek, well inside the Gila National Forest of southwestern New Mexico. On November 18, 2016, the U.S. Fish and ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 12/12/2016 7:18:56 AM
  • Weekly New Mexico fishing report — Nov. 22
  • This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake and ...
  • Portales News-Tribune
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  • 11/22/2016 8:57:13 PM
  • Trout stocked for winter fishing in local lakes
  • Anglers can catch trout all winter long as the staff of the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish has resumed stocking winter trout waters. Every fall, the department switches from stocking catfish in the summer to trout in the winter at popular fishing .
  • Ruidoso News
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  • 11/22/2016 8:47:04 AM
  • Seattle Fish Co. of New Mexico nabs 'excellent' SQF rating
  • Full access to all content published on IntraFish.com Full access to latest news across all sections The IntraFish Seafood Price Tracker, the latest species prices Archive of over 177,000 articles – Two decades of stories
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  • 11/20/2016 11:58:33 PM
  • Fish Surveillance
  • The Southwestern ARRC is based in Dexter, New Mexico, in the southeastern part of the state near the more recognizable cities of Roswell and Carlsbad. That’s where scores of processed fish tissue samples taken for this annual check-up will be further ...
  • sportingclassicsdaily.com
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  • 11/17/2016 11:09:00 AM
  • Game and Fish issues statement on mountain lion sightings in Bayard
  • BAYARD — The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish released a statement in reference to the mountain lion that has been putting the residents and their pets of Bayard on edge. According to the NMDGF, game wardens, Bayard police officers, Grant County ...
  • Silver City Sun News
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  • 11/9/2016 10:09:54 PM
  • Fish surveys testing for disease
  • Members from Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Tyler north fisheries management team assisted U.S. Fish and Wildlife staff from the Southwestern Fish Health Unit in Dexter, New Mexico, with the collection of fish samples from Lake Fork this month.
  • lsonews.com
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  • 11/9/2016 5:37:53 PM
  • Weekly New Mexico fishing report — Nov. 8
  • This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake and ...
  • Clovis News Journal
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  • 11/9/2016 12:41:25 AM

New Mexico Guides/Outfitters

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New Mexico Fishing Clubs

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