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New Mexico Fly Fishing

Eagle Nest Lake Opens for Ice Fishing

Fishing access is restricted to foot traffic; motor vehicles are not permitted on the ice at this time. Ice thickness measurements taken by the New Mexico State Parks Division have met requirements for walk-in access to the lake according to criteria established by the Department of Game and Fish and State Parks. The State Parks […]

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New Mexico Fly Fishing

Cimarron is Starting to Fish Well

The Cimarron is starting to fish well with a pre-runoff inflow from the tributaries and should improve weekly thru June. We are still using Ute Creek Ranch and the Cimarroncita. The Red hasn’t really had it’s usual good Spring but is getting there and the bestfishing will probably be post runoff this year. The caddis […]

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Where is British Columbia (BC), Anyway?

Located between Alaska and Washington, the same salmon runs that pass by these locations also pass through British Columbia, often giving the anglers fishing in BC the first chance to nab the best and brightest fish swimming by. Is fishing in BC actually as good or better than Alaskan fishing? Definitely. Maybe. As with any […]

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Salmon Give Canada-Bound Fishermen Run for Their Money

Due to poor spawning returns in 2008, many fishing areas in the northwestern United States launched the 2009 fishing season with low limits and strict regulations. Washington, for example, announced a late start to the season while Oregon and California closed salmon fishing in some areas altogether. Some fishermen wondered if great salmon fishing was […]

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Superfly Competition on the Conejos

We kicked off the season with the Superfly competition on the Conejos. Jon Harp put on another great event and we had the usual Conejos weather, wind, snow and one beautiful day for the finals. The snowpack above Platoro is in good shape and summer flows from the resevoir should be adaquate. The river should […]

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