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Rainbow Trout New Mexico Fly Fishing Guide

Conejos River Fly Fishing Public Access FR 250 Near Spectacle Lake Campground July 16, 2020

Conejos River Fly Fishing Public Access FR 250 Near Spectacle Lake Campground July 16, 2020

Catching a 5-pound rainbow trout is possible on the Conejos River throughout the summer and fall seasons, but you better be willing to get up early before the fish fill up. The Conejos River runs southeast, turns east toward Antonito, then empties into the famous Rio Grande. A dirt forest service road parallels the river […]

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Heron Lake Trout Fishing Public Access

Heron Lake Trout Fishing Public Access

A picturesque lake set among the tall pines of northern New Mexico, Heron Lake has been designated a “quiet lake” where boats operate at no-wake speeds only, making it an excellent location for all types of paddle craft. Heron also has amazing sailing, cross-country skiing, and hiking. Heron is a fisherman’s paradise with record-size trout […]

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El Vado Lake Trout Fishing Public Access

El Vado Lake Trout Fishing Public Access July 14, 2020

El Vado Lake is a reservoir located in Rio Arriba County, in northern New Mexico. Water is impounded by the earth-filled El Vado Dam, completed in 1935. The 3,200-acre lake is 5 miles long and over 1 mile wide, and lies at an elevation of 6,900 feet. El Vado Reservoir, is located 17 miles southwest […]

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Jemez River Vista Linda Campground and Trout Fishing Public Access

Jemez River Vista Linda Campground and Trout Fishing Public Access

This popular campground is open year round. The campground is located in the scenic San Diego Canyon, with spectacular red rock canyon and mesa views. Come prepared for warm days and cool nights during the summer months and cold winter temperatures. The Jemez River, adjacent to the campground, offers excellent trout fishing opportunities and wildlife […]

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