New Mexico Fishing Waters

The following New Mexico Fishing Waters (PDFs) are available for download (below), and in the current New Mexico Fishing Rules and Info booklet in publications. See also Family Fishing.

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Detail Map with Alphabetical List of Waters/Fish Species:
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Regulations for Specific Waters

Red, Green or Xmas: New Special Trout Waters

Red, Green or Xmas: New Special Trout Waters, New Mexico Department of Game and Fish

The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish has established three designations for Special Trout Waters: Red Chile Water, Green Chile Water and Xmas Chile Water. Each designation is easy to remember, and signs with symbols are posted at STWs with bag limits and tackle restrictions.

See Winter Trout Water List (Trout & Salmon Regulations)  for complete information and locations. Reference (NM Fishing Rules & Info)

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New Mexico Special Trout Waters. Click image below for PDF:

Fishing waters quick reference map from New Mexico Department of Game and Fish

Reference (2020-21 NM Fishing Rules & Info pg. 14-15)