The reasons to go fishing in New Mexico are many; however, the pleasant year-round climate and world-class fly fishing streams are certainly two of the best. All you need to get started is your fishing license, knowledge of the New Mexico fishing limits or regulations, and your fishing gear. Find the helpful fishing resources you need here to start planning your trip.

Other resources can be found directly on the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish website.

Free Fishing Days in New Mexico

Every state offers free fishing days so that families and friends have an opportunity to experience the excitement of fishing without having to buy a fishing license. Free fishing days are a great time to introduce someone new to the fun of fishing in New Mexico or to mentor a beginning angler. Check the free fishing days rules and add the dates to your calendar.

  • Freshwater:  6/6/15 & 9/26/15

New Mexico Free Fishing Days details and rules