I just thought I would throw out a few tips for gearing for your Fly Fishing trip to Northern NM. You can easily get away with fishing most of our rivers with a 9' 4wt. With the exception of the Rio and the San Juan and to be honest you could use a 4wt there as well. I fished both with a Scott G2 9 [ READ MORE... ]
Woke up this morning to snow on the mountains! Lovin it...
The Pebble deposit is a massive storehouse of gold, copper and molybdemum, located in the headwaters of the Kvichak and Nushagak Rivers, two of the eight major rivers that feed Bristol Bay. If built, Pebble would be one of the largest mines in the world. Because of its size, geochemistry and [ READ MORE... ]
I have played around with a few recipes for this and have had good luck in my home waters with this pattern:
Alaska’s Last Great Wild Salmon Fishery is in Peril. Come see the award-winning film, Red Gold that started the national campaign to protect it. Tuesday October 25 7pm Center for Contemporary Arts Cinematheque 1050 Old Pecos Trail, Santa Fe Join us for food, drinks, and a screening of the [ READ MORE... ]
Hey all! We have a number of issues with poachers on our three sections of private waters we guide on. It is a very rural area where this upper section of the river is located and a lot of the locals do not respect the boundaries. We constantly have to keep our eyes out for poachers. They cut gates [ READ MORE... ]
Where have you fished in Northern NM?
Welcome to High Desert Fly Fishing! If you have any questions about Fly Fishing in Northern NM or Southern CO. let me know. We have some great water and year round fishing...
Waders - After each tip to a watershed you should thoroughly washed, especially the soles. The soles can carry invasive species like didymo algae, mud snail and more aquatic hitchhikers. You should then allow your wader to dry, but not out in the sun. The sun can crack and weaken the outer [ READ MORE... ]