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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?
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.

  • 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
  • NM issues wolf release permit to Fish and Wildlife
  • DEVELOPING STORY — This story will be updated as new information becomes available. After a nearly two-year impasse, New Mexico’s Department of Game and Fish has permitted the release of two Mexican gray wolves into the wild — under the condition ...
  • ABQJournal
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  • 5/4/2017 9:05:00 PM
  • Bear facts from New Mexico Game and Fish Department for Spring
  • SANTA FE – People and wildlife are getting outdoors more often now that spring has arrived, and the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish is reminding everyone to be aware of the greater chance of encountering bears and other native wildlife. Males and ..
  • Los Alamos Monitor
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  • 5/1/2017 10:25:00 PM
  • New Mexico: Fishing on Two Private Ponds Now Available
  • RESERVE – Anglers now can fish at two spring-fed ponds on private property outside of Reserve under a new Open Gate lease negotiated by the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish. The ponds at Rancho Grande Estates off N.M. 180 about seven miles west of ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/1/2017 5:03:00 AM
  • New Mexico: Committees to Recommend Habitat Stamp Projects
  • SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish has scheduled statewide Habitat Stamp Program Citizens Advisory Committee meetings for 2017. Citizen advisors will prioritize Habitat Stamp-funded projects for 2018 and 2019. The public is welcome and .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/28/2017 6:02:00 AM
  • Wolf packs monitored by Fish and Wildlife
  • According to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service these packs were monitored in New Mexico during the month of March: • Iron Creek Pack. Northern portion of the Gila Wilderness and the southern portion of the Gila National Forest. • Lava Pack. South eastern ...
  • El Defensor Chieftain
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  • 4/27/2017 4:20:00 PM
  • New Mexico: Monastery Lake to be Closed Thursday, April 20
  • SANTA FE – Monastery Lake near Pecos will be closed to the public from noon Thursday, April 20, through 6 a.m. Friday, April 21. The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish leases the lake for public fishing from the Benedictine Monastery in Pecos.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/20/2017 7:33:00 AM
  • Trophy Poachers Face Stiffer Sentences
  • New rules for trophy poachers: The New Mexico governor signed legislation that elevates trophy poaching from a misdemeanor to a felony. From New Mexico Department of Game and Fish SANTA FE – Trophy poachers who kill bighorn sheep, ibex, oryx ...
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 4/10/2017 2:26:00 PM
  • Annual Fishing Derby to be held this weekend at Tingley Beach
  • The Annual Fishing Derby starts at 6:45 a.m. Saturday. The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish is stocking the Central Pond with 5,000 rainbow trout, including 200 tagged fish for the event. Lucky Anglers who catch a tagged trout will win a prize.
  • KRQE News 13
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  • 4/5/2017 9:27:00 PM
  • New Mexico: Anglers Now Need New License
  • SANTA FE – A new fishing season is now underway, and the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish would like to remind anglers to purchase a 2017-18 fishing license. Licenses can be purchased 24 hours a day on the department website, www.wildlife.state.nm ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/4/2017 8:23:00 AM
  • New Mexico fishing season begins April 1
  • SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - The New Mexico Game and Fish Department is reminding anglers that the fishing season begins this weekend and new licenses will go on sale starting Friday afternoon. Licenses can be purchased around the clock on the department website
  • KOB 4
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  • 3/31/2017 7:56:00 PM
  • New Mexico fishing season begins April 1
  • SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - The New Mexico Game and Fish Department is reminding anglers that the fishing season begins this weekend and new licenses will go on sale starting Friday afternoon. Licenses can be purchased around the clock on the department website
  • Washington Times
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  • 3/31/2017 10:30:00 AM
  • New Mexico fishing season begins April 1
  • SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) – The New Mexico Game and Fish Department is reminding anglers that the fishing season begins this weekend and new licenses will go on sale starting Friday afternoon. Licenses can be purchased around the clock on the department ...
  • KRQE News 13
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  • 3/31/2017 10:30:00 AM
  • Fishing season begins April 1; don’t forget your new license
  • A new fishing season is approaching fast, and the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish would like to remind anglers to purchase a 2017-18 fishing license when they go on sale opening day, Saturday, April 1. Licenses can be purchased 24 hours a day on the
  • news-Bulletin
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  • 3/30/2017 9:15:00 PM
  • Kids Fishing Clinic at New Mexico State University's Duck pond
  • Kids Fishing Clinic at New Mexico State University's Duck pond Jayden Amador, 10, runs fishing line through his pole before he starts fishing at the duck pond at New Mexico State University,Saturday, March 25, 2017, during the Kids Fishing Clinic put on by
  • Las Cruces Sun-News
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  • 3/25/2017 10:35:00 PM
  • Videos: How to Fish Dry Flies in Freestone Pools, Runs, and Pocketwater
  • Where The River Runs is a media group in New Mexico that specializes in fly-fishing videos. We’ve posted several of their productions in our Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival over the past few years. Recently, they put together an informative, three-part ..
  • orvis.com
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  • 3/21/2017 6:12:00 PM
  • Youth Fishing Derby is Saturday at Escondida Lake
  • The Socorro Valley Bass Club members will be measuring the length of each angler’s longest trout. Youth anglers 12 and over must have a valid New Mexico State fishing license. The license plus fee costs $5 at any licensing agent, plus the $1 fee.
  • El Defensor Chieftain
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  • 3/16/2017 12:45:00 PM
  • 21,000 Endangered Fish Released into Virgin River
  • Twenty-one thousand woundfin are gently put in the Virgin River after traveling from a hatchery in New Mexico Thursday. Woundfin fish are among six native species in southern Utah's Virgin River. But for the last 40 years, they've been on the endangered ..
  • GOOD4UTAH
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  • 3/10/2017 5:25:00 AM
  • Free fishing clinic for kids at NMSU
  • LAS CRUCES - The New Mexico Department of Game & Fish and the Mesilla Valley Flyfishers will cosponsor a free kids fishing clinic from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 25 at New Mexico State University, according to a news release. The event will take place at ...
  • Las Cruces Sun-News
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  • 3/7/2017 5:17:00 PM
  • Fish Hatchery Manager
  • This position will produce rainbow trout and other cold water species of fish, and manage the Lisboa Springs facility and personnel. Please apply on the New Mexico State Personnel website under job announcements.
  • environmentguru.com
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  • 3/1/2017 2:47:00 AM
  • Hundreds attend Kids Fishing Fair at Tingley Beach
  • The focus of Sunday’s event wasn’t only on fish, it was also a chance for kids to get to know other animals and birds living in New Mexico. Organizers say about two to three hundred kids turned out for the event.
  • KRQE News 13
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  • 2/27/2017 4:13:00 AM
  • ABQ BIOPARK NEWS
  • Kids can also learn how to fish with representatives from the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish. "Kids will love the interactive opportunities during this fishing fair," said Cheri Vogel, ABQ BioPark curator of education. "We'll have biofacts ...
  • Garden News
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  • 2/24/2017 12:14:00 PM

New Mexico Guides/Outfitters

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New Mexico Fishing Clubs

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