In the dead of winter when most anglers are yearning for a fight with a feisty trout there are only a few places one can try in northern New Mexico.
But for those seeking the solitude of a lonely stretch of river, incredible scenery and the possibility of catching a fat fish, then the Rio Chama below El Vado Dam is where it’s at. Continue reading
New Mexico’s mild winter weather makes for ideal hiking conditions and the White Rock and Los Alamos area boasts some of the best sunny and scenic strolls around. Continue reading
In the dead of winter when the dreaded effects of cabin fever begin to set in, people will do some incredible things to get outdoors and have some fun.
Like ice fishing, a traditional New Mexican outdoor activity that much like salmon snagging requires a hardier breed of angler and a touch of desperation. Continue reading
Bob Gerding, operator of the annual hunting and fishing show has died after a fight with cancer and the show has been cancelled this year. He was a bear of a man and a true outdoorsman who loved New Mexico and all that it offered. He will be sorely missed. Read more about him from Outdoors New Mexico’s profile of the man back in 2008. Continue reading
The railroad helped put Las Vegas on the map and visitors today can still experience the thrill of riding the rails into town and spending a weekend exploring this historic oasis on the edge of the plains. Continue reading
It’s the first day of spring in New Mexico and recent warm temperatures should bring the fish out so it’s a good time to unpack your gear and get out there. Here are a few tips and tricks for fishing this time of year. Continue reading
The musky scent of horses and the creak of a wood sleigh as it slips across a sea of brilliant snow at the Valles Caldera National Preserve can make for an enchanting winter excursion. Continue reading
Salmon snagging is a traditional fall fishing activity across much of northern New Mexico, drawing a hardy group of anglers to area lakes where the brightly colored, tasty fish can be caught in big numbers. Here’s some tips on how it’s done. Continue reading
The Tiger muskie fishing at Bluewater Lake is so good these days its drawing anglers from across the state looking to land a trophy sized fish and maybe even break the state record. Continue reading
It’s a hazy summer morning at Heron Lake and fishing guide Don Wolfley is backing his 24-foot pontoon boat into the water for a day of deep sea fishing – New Mexico style! Continue reading