Best Fishing in New Mexico

This list represents the most popular fishing in New Mexico. Use this list to plan your next New Mexico fishing trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

  • #1 Elephant Butte Reservoir

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    Truth or Consequences, NM

    Short Take: 36,558 acres; desert reservoir with both shallow and deep water, rocky points, coves, flooded timber, limited vegetation, no tributaries. Of all the things a bass fisherman would ...
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    Short Take: 36,558 acres; desert reservoir with both shallow and deep water, rocky points, coves, flooded timber, limited ...

  • #2 Cave Creek Trail

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    Cowles, NM

    This hike takes you to an intersection with Trail 251. A set of caves along picturesque Cave Creek is its unique feature. It is appropriate as a family hike, especially if the caves are the ...
    •  2 hours
    •  4.1 miles
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    This hike takes you to an intersection with Trail 251. A set of caves along picturesque Cave Creek is its unique feature. ...

  • #3 Skunk Johnson Cabin

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    Alma, NM

    The route includes wonderful vistas of Sheridan Gulch and Dry Creek Canyon. The historic cabin on a remote stream is an interesting destination in its own right. Fishing might be a possibility ...
    •  4-5 hours or overnight
    •  10.6 miles
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    The route includes wonderful vistas of Sheridan Gulch and Dry Creek Canyon. The historic cabin on a remote stream is an interesting ...

  • #4 The Meadows

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    Alma, NM

    The Meadows Trail is a direct, relatively fast route to the heart of the Middle Fork Gila River. You’ll likely see elk on the mesa along with sweeping mountain vistas and rugged canyon formations. ...
    •  2-3 days
    •  16.4 miles
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    The Meadows Trail is a direct, relatively fast route to the heart of the Middle Fork Gila River. You’ll likely see elk on ...

  • #5 Gilita

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    Alma, NM

    This adventurous hike begins in an accessible yet wild canyon with a perennial stream and a ?sh-able trout population. This is a good choice for those seeking a manageable wilderness challenge. ...
    •  10-12 hours
    •  7 miles
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    This adventurous hike begins in an accessible yet wild canyon with a perennial stream and a ?sh-able trout population. This ...