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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.

  • 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
  • Educational fishing fair happening Sunday at Tingley Beach
  • They can also learn how to fish from members of the New Mexico Game and Fish Department. It takes place this Sunday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. The event is free, but children 12 years and older must have a New Mexico fishing licence to fish.
  • KRQE News 13
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  • 2/23/2017 10:25:00 PM
  • Game and Fish employee accused of leaving dog in car
  • Animal Control says Brian Guzman was cited for leaving his dog in his car. Guzman works for New Mexico Game and Fish Department. The state's Game and Fish Department says it is aware of the situation, and now this employee is on administrative leave.
  • KOB 4
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  • 2/22/2017 1:54:00 AM
  • 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 .
  • orvis.com
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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

New Mexico Guides/Outfitters

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New Mexico Fishing Clubs

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