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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.


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?
It is never a bad idea to check it again before your next outing.

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.

  • New Mexico: Fire Restrictions Close Fishing Areas, Other Properties
  • SANTA FE – As drought continues to increase fire danger statewide, the Kid's Pond at the Seven Springs Fish Hatchery in the Jemez Mountains will be closed at dusk on Wednesday, June 6. By mutual agreement with the Benedictine Monastery, the Department ...
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  • 6/6/2018 7:17:00 AM
  • Adventure: New Mexico Fly Fishing
  • Up early. Up north. Fires rage to the south, east and more north. Huge smoke plume through the bug streaked windshield but the white mushroom is moving in the other direction, for now. We are dry here, so dry that the national forest was closed at 8AM ...
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  • 6/5/2018 1:24:00 PM
  • FREE Fishing Day In New Mexico Today
  • Copyright © 2012-2018 Los Alamos Daily Post - the Official Newspaper of Record in Los Alamos County. This Site and all information contained here including, but not limited to, news stories, photographs, video, charts, graphs and graphics is the property .
  • Los Alamos Daily Post
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  • 6/2/2018 3:33:00 PM
  • Game and Fish to Raffle Oryx Hunting Permits for Service Members
  • NEW MEXICO (KRQE)D - Game and Fish is raffling off special hunting permits for injured services men and women. Military members can apply for one of three Oryx hunts. They will be between September and March on the White Sands Missile Range. More ...
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  • 6/1/2018 1:40:00 AM
  • Free Fishing Day is June 2
  • Summer is almost here and so is Free Fishing Day in New Mexico; the one day out of the year no fishing license is needed. This applies to all fishing holes in the state, including Escondida and Elephant Butte. The 7th Annual Aldo Leopold Kids’ Fishing ...
  • El Defensor Chieftain
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  • 5/30/2018 7:24:00 PM
  • Bear activity prompts Game and Fish to caution campers
  • The ongoing hot and dry conditions have led to a rise in bear activity in the Jemez Mountains. New Mexico Game and Fish has received multiple reports of cub sightings by campers in the area of Forest Road 376. With the holiday weekend upon us, people have
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  • 5/26/2018 3:16:00 AM
  • NM Game and Fish warns of bears in Jemez Mountains
  • JEMEZ, N.M. (KRQE) - The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish is warning campers about bears in the Jemez Mountains. Campers have reported multiple sightings of bear cubs in the area of Forest Road 376. Officials say due to lack of rain, bears may be in
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  • 5/25/2018 4:24:00 PM
  • Game and Fish posts 'special trout water' signs across New Mexico
  • ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - The Game and Fish Department is using a unique strategy to let anglers know about new rules. Officers have been busy posting "special trout water" signs across the state. "Red chile" signs mean there's a catch and release with ..
  • KRQE Blogs
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  • 5/10/2018 11:42:00 PM
  • Dismal Snowpack Hampers Efforts to Save Endangered Rio Grande Fish
  • The Rio Grande south of Los Lunas Bridge, New Mexico, in 2016. Low runoff from a light snowpack can cause reduced flows, stranding fish such as the endangered Rio Grande silvery minnow.WildEarth Guardians What a difference a year makes. This time last year
  • News Deeply
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  • 5/10/2018 7:10:00 AM
  • Fish Out Of Water Festival Announces 2018 Lineup
  • The 2018 Fish Out Of Water Festival will be held in Taos, New Mexico at Taos Mesa Brewing’s Mothership and Hotel Luna Mystica’s Festival and Camping Grounds on August 10 – 11. Organizers of the event benefiting the Rio Grande Watershed revealed the l ...
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  • 5/9/2018 7:37:00 PM
  • Fishing nets and false teeth: Meet the beach debris hunters
  • Press and Journal - 05:46 AM GMT May 05, 2018 Stevenson: leaked paper shows Tories want to trade away fishing Press and Journal - 05:42 AM GMT May 05, 2018 New Mexico: fossilized tracks point to ice age hunters who tracked giant sloth The Guardian ...
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  • 5/6/2018 12:56:00 AM
  • Annual fishing event affected by ‘dire’ drought
  • The drought afflicting New Mexico, its northern portions in particular, has hit the local youth fisherman where he lives. Santa Fe’s annual Children’s Fishing Derby has been postponed as a result of abnormally slight inflows into the city reservoirs ...
  • The Santa Fe New Mexican
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  • 5/5/2018 3:18:00 AM
  • Bass Fishing workshops, lessons held in Roswell Saturday
  • ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) - You can learn how to bass fish or improve your fishing skills this weekend in Roswell. New Mexico's Department of Game and Fish will be hosting the event this Saturday near Red Bridge Road. Workshops and lessons begin at 8:30 ...
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  • 4/25/2018 11:38:00 PM
  • One of NM's largest private companies to be acquired
  • Santa Monica Seafood has agreed to acquire most of the assets of Seattle Fish Co. of New Mexico Inc. The Rancho Dominguez, California-based company will acquire Seattle Fish Co.'s customer base and operating facilities, along with inventory, trade payables
  • The Business Journals
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  • 3/12/2018 11:42:00 AM
  • Kid Fishing Fair at Tingley Beach Sunday
  • The event is free and open to the public, but children 12 years and older must have a New Mexico fishing license to fish. The ABQ BioPark is an accessible facility and a division of the Cultural Services Department, City of Albuquerque, Tim Keller ...
  • Albuquerque Journal
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  • 2/23/2018 12:53:00 AM
  • Outdoor Adventures Hunting & Fishing Show This Weekend in Albuquerque, N.M.
  • ALBUQUERQUE – The annual New Mexico Outdoor Adventures Hunting and Fishing Show will be Friday-Sunday, Feb.16-18 at the state fairgrounds in Albuquerque. The event is bigger and better than ever with new exhibits and hands-on activities hosted by the New .
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  • 2/14/2018 6:52:00 AM
  • Hunter Education Camp planned in March by Game and Fish
  • Officials with the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish are offering a special hunter education camp where youths can receive hands-on training and earn their hunter education certification. The camp is open to youths ages 11 to 17, who are accompanied .
  • Ruidoso News
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  • 2/7/2018 8:54:00 PM
  • Game and Fish gears up for annual wolf survey
  • The Arizona Department of Game and Fish advised that residents in northeastern Arizona and western New Mexico may notice the low-flying helicopters as biologists work to catalog wolves in the area. The effort is the work of multiple agencies working ...
  • Eastern Arizona Courier
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  • 1/18/2018 9:00:00 AM
  • Smell, Memory
  • Tennis, to me, smells like chlorine and white sage and tuna fish. I grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where the courts always wheeze dust when you walk on them and the dry heat shimmers off the net in the middle of summer. Our family belonged to a tennis
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  • 1/9/2018 4:15:00 PM
  • Man who freed fox from trap is in hot water
  • A man who recently released a fox from a foot-hold trap near Placitas found himself in a bind after the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish learned about the incident. Gary Miles, founder and owner of Placitas Animal Rescue, said a Game and Fish officer
  • ABQJournal
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  • 1/6/2018 7:17:00 AM
  • Live Toy, Dead Toy
  • My husband and I spend it on the road between Texas and Utah. At noon he guides the dusty brick of our Jeep off the highway to find a restaurant in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where we eat fish instead of turkey because it’s lighter, quicker. Then back into .
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  • 1/4/2018 12:38:00 PM
  • NM Game and Fish plans new Roswell location
  • ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexico Game and Fish is planning to build a new location in the southeast part of the state. According to the Roswell Daily Record, the department wants to build a $6.5 million administrative and educational services complex in .
  • KRQE News 13
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  • 12/27/2017 9:04:00 PM
  • Dirt Every Day Episode 72: UTV Fishing Trip to New Mexico
  • On episode 72 of Dirt Every Day presented by Tire Rack, Fred Williams and Dave Chappelle decide it’s time to take a break from building crazy 4x4s and just do what normal people do, so they hitch a small boat to the back of a Yamaha Wolverine UTV and ...
  • Four Wheeler
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  • 12/15/2017 7:22:00 PM

New Mexico Guides/Outfitters

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New Mexico Fishing Clubs

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