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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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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.

  • N.M. Game Wardens Seize 17 Illegal Animal Heads
  • Multiple search warrants resulted in the seizure of 17 illegal game animal heads in New Mexico, the state wildlife agency reports. According to a New Mexico Department of Game and Fish news release, the warrants were carried out Tuesday, June 20 in the ...
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 6/22/2017 3:12:00 PM
  • Chama River above El Vado
  • As well as the good trout fishing in Northern New Mexico, the fishing for smallmouth bass at Abiquiu Lake has been very good. The bass are on their spawning beds now. Walleye are hitting and fishing for these fish is better early and late in the day ...
  • fishingforbass.blogspot.com
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  • 6/21/2017 7:16:00 PM
  • New Mexico: Hopewell Lake Temporarily Closed Due to Wildfire
  • HOPEWELL LAKE – Hopewell Lake in northern New Mexico is closed to anglers and other visitors until further notice to accommodate helicopters obtaining water to fight the Bonita Fire in the Carson National Forest. Department of Game and Fish and U.S ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/19/2017 5:52:00 AM
  • Andy's Adventures: Fly fishing in Sisters
  • For all the gear he needed, Andy stopped by the Fly Fisher’s Place. A New Mexico woman is being evaluated at a psychiatric hospital after police said they found her husband’s mummified body inside a bedroom closet. A New Mexico woman is being evaluated ...
  • KPTV Fox-12
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  • 6/15/2017 5:17:00 PM
  • New Mexico: Game & Fish Commission to Meet June 22 in Mescalero
  • SANTA FE – The New Mexico Game Commission will meet June 22 in Mescalero to consider numerous matters, including approval of the department's fiscal-year 2019 capital outlay request. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. Thursday, June 22, 2017, at the Inn of .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/15/2017 7:27:00 AM
  • Who could the Marlins take with their first round draft pick?
  • The New Mexico native seems to be more of a high risk, high reward prospect in the first round. Fish Farm Report: June 10th Brandon Barnes led an offensive onslaught for the Baby Cakes, the Baby Fish scored five in the ninth for a win, and Miami’s minor ..
  • SB Nation
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  • 6/12/2017 1:06:00 AM
  • Fishing and Boating in New Mexico
  • Make some great New Mexico fishing and boating memories at one of the top family NM boating spots. New Mexico offers a variety of species and plenty of places to wet your line. New Mexico has beautiful places to boat and fish. Buy your license, and find ..
  • www.takemefishing.org
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  • 6/9/2017 11:53:00 PM
  • Fly fishing expert warns of high runoff risk
  • To say he knows his stuff would be an understatement. "I've been guiding around the state of New Mexico for the last 42 years," he said. Lane's experience is telling him this: right now New Mexico streams and rivers are dangerous for fly fishing.
  • KOB 4
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  • 6/8/2017 4:16:00 AM
  • Kids hit the lake for fish and education
  • Many of these fish were stocked in just the last month by the Mora National Fish Hatchery out of northeast New Mexico, a regular sponsor for the event. Myers said the hatchery crew stocked 615 fish just the night before, but had stocked more than 3,000 ...
  • The Silver City Daily Press
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  • 6/7/2017 9:02:00 PM
  • Kids Fishing Day packed
  • The 23rd Annual Kids Fishing Day at Grindstone Reservoir Saturday was packed. The event in Ruidoso coincided with a free fishing day in New Mexico lakes and streams, and adults arrived in droves. At one point, the only parking left at Ruidoso's major ...
  • Ruidoso News
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  • 6/5/2017 8:23:00 PM
  • Free Fishing Day at all New Mexico State Parks on Saturday, June 3.
  • As part of National Boating and Fishing Week, all anglers can fish for free at New Mexico State Parks this Saturday, June 3. Although, fishing is great at all of our parks with lakes, the “fishing hot spots this season” include: • Northeast Region ...
  • news-Bulletin
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  • 6/2/2017 12:29:00 AM
  • Free fishing day Saturday
  • New Mexico state parks will be offering a free fishing day on Saturday, June 3, 2017. (Photo: Courtesy photo) SANTA FE, N.M. – As part of National Boating and Fishing Week, all anglers can fish for free at New Mexico State Parks this Saturday ...
  • Deming Headlight
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  • 6/1/2017 9:44:00 PM
  • Elk News: $4K Fine for Illegal Antlers; Poaching Info Sought
  • The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish shared the following two news releases Thursday, June 1, regarding two cases of violations involving elk. From New Mexico Dept of Game and Fish SILVER CITY (June 1, 2017) – A judge has ordered a Silver City man ..
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 6/1/2017 8:42:00 PM
  • Kids fishing day Saturday
  • “This is a great time to take kids fishing and teach them a sport that will provide a lifetime of enjoyment,” Eric Frey, sportfish program manager for the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, said. At Grindstone, staff from the Smokey Bear Ranger ...
  • Ruidoso News
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  • 6/1/2017 5:11:00 PM
  • America’s 5 Best Rivers For Fly Fishing
  • However, the majority of the San Juan River passes through southeastern Utah and more prominently, in northwestern New Mexico, where the fly-fishing for big brown, rainbow and cutthroat trout just below Navajo Dam is world renowned, particularly the ...
  • CBS Pittsburgh
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  • 5/30/2017 6:34:00 PM
  • America’s 5 Best Rivers For Fly Fishing
  • However, the majority of the San Juan River passes through southeastern Utah and more prominently, in northwestern New Mexico, where the fly-fishing for big brown, rainbow and cutthroat trout just below Navajo Dam is world renowned, particularly the ...
  • CBS Connecticut
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  • 5/30/2017 6:01:00 PM
  • Stretch of Cimarron River reopens for fishing
  • EAGLE NEST, N.M. — State wildlife managers say a stretch of the Cimarron River in northern New Mexico is open to fishing again following restoration work. A 1.5 mile stretch of the river along N.M. Highway 64 east of Eagle Nest was closed in December ...
  • WRAL
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  • 5/30/2017 10:25:00 AM
  • New Mexico: Cimarron River Open for Fishing
  • SANTA FE – A closed section of the Cimarron River is open to angling again after restoration of the damaged area is complete. A 1.5 mile stretch of the river off N.M. Highway 64 within the Colin Neblett Wildlife Area and Cimarron Canyon State Park was ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/30/2017 6:56:00 AM
  • Stretch of Cimarron River reopens for fishing
  • EAGLE NEST, N.M. (AP) - State wildlife managers say a stretch of the Cimarron River in northern New Mexico is open to fishing again following restoration work. A 1.5 mile stretch of the river along N.M. Highway 64 east of Eagle Nest was closed in December
  • KOB 4
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  • 5/29/2017 4:15:00 PM
  • Fish Factor: Budget limbo could leave salmon managers hanging
  • "A fish company in New Mexico did a salmon taco feed and donated over $700 to us. It's really humbling to see how businesses that aren't here year round love our community and want to give back," she said. "This will mean so much to everyone," Copps-Wilson
  • thebristolbaytimes.com
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  • 5/27/2017 3:23:00 AM
  • Fish Factor: Budget limbo could leave salmon managers hanging
  • "A fish company in New Mexico did a salmon taco feed and donated over $700 to us. It's really humbling to see how businesses that aren't here year round love our community and want to give back," she said. "This will mean so much to everyone," Copps-Wilson
  • The Arctic Sounder
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  • 5/26/2017 1:29:00 PM
  • Shane Clenin adjusts to being a small fish in a big pond
  • “You’re like a small fish in a big pond, but I’ve gotten use to it.” He chose the Hogs over scholarship offers from Northwestern, Iowa State, New Mexico, Colorado State, Illinois State and others. The intensity of college football is a step above.
  • wholehogsports.com
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  • 5/23/2017 7:52:00 PM
  • Fish Factor: Budget negotiations casting shadow over ADF&G plans
  • “A fish company in New Mexico did a salmon taco feed and donated over $700 to us. It’s really humbling to see how businesses that aren’t here year round love our community and want to give back,” she said. “This will mean so much to everyone ...
  • The Cordova Times
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  • 5/23/2017 12:21:00 AM
  • The 23rd Annual Kids Fishing Day set for June 3
  • Snacks and drinks also will be available. Organizers and supporters of the popular annual event are the U.S. Forest Service and the Lincoln National Forest, New Mexico Game & Fish, the Bureau of Land Management, Trout Unlimited – Gila and Rio Grande ...
  • Ruidoso News
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  • 5/19/2017 6:33:00 PM

New Mexico Guides/Outfitters

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New Mexico Fishing Clubs

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