Red River Fly Fishing

The 10th most popular fly fishing river in New Mexico.

Northeast of Sante Fe and Taos near the town of Red River, the Red River descents 6,000 feet over 20 miles on its journey from the high alpine lakes down to the Rio Grande. It is known for its rainbow trout, cutbow trout and brown trout.

Note: When fly fishing in New Mexico, you must have a valid fishing license in your possession at all times. There is a combined daily bag limit of five for brown trout, brook trout, rainbow trout, lake trout, konanee salmon and cutthroat trout (a maximum of two).

Overall, Red River is the 10th most popular fly fishing river of all 13 fly fishing spots in New Mexico.

MORE INFORMATION

Local Contact(s):  Carson National Forest (505) 586-0520; Taos Visitors (800) 758-3873; NM Tourism (800) SEENEWM.

Recommended Book:  "Fly Fishing New Mexico" from Taylor Streit

Base Camp:  Red River RV Park (575) 754-6187; Riverside Lodge (800) 432-9999

Luxury Loding:  Sundance B&B, Red River (505) 754-2321

Reference Source:  click here http://www.wildlife.state.nm.us/

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Date Updated:  6/24/2016

ID:  20079

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