NMDGF Fishing Calendar

Welcome to our fishing calendar, posting the latest events, deadlines, and important date announcements from the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish. The full department-wide calendar can be found under Home → NMDGF Calendar.

 

May
22
Wed
Aquatic Insect Lab/Fishing with Santa Fe Home School Community @ Monastery Lake
May 22 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Aquatic Education program will be working with Santa Fe Home School Community by conducting an Aquatic Insect lab and fishing with group participants ranging in age from 7-17 years of age. This event is closed to the public.

Fishing with Santa Fe Home School Commnity @ Cowell's Pond or Monastery Lake
May 22 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Aquatic Education program will be conducting a benthic macro-invertebrate aquatic insect lab program, as well as fishing with Santa Fe Home School Community on May 22, 2024. The event is closed to the public.

N/A Closed to the public.

May
29
Wed
Carlos Rey Elementary School Fishing Clinic at Tingley Beach @ Tingley Beach
May 29 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm

Department staff will be teaching a fishing lesson to three different elementary school classes that are participating in the Trout in the Classroom (TIC) program. The students will be learning how to assemble rods, tie knots, bait hooks, cast safely and catch, land and release fish. This event is closed to the public.

Jun
1
Sat
Village of Pecos / Trout Unlimited Truchas Chapter Free Fishing Day at Monastery Lake @ Monastery Lake
Jun 1 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Aquatic Education program will be working the fishing station with the Village of Pecos, and Trout Unlimited, Truchas Chapter for Free Fishing Day on June 1, 2024 at Monastery Lake. The Department will loan fishing rigs, tackle and bait to participants in need of equipment.

Jun
4
Tue
Fishing with Albuquerque Public Schools Jr. ROTC Program @ Cochiti Lake
Jun 4 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Aquatic Education program staff will be fishing with Albuquerque Public Schools Jr. ROTC students on June 4-6. There will be two fishing sessions each of the three days, Session No. 1 is from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., and Session No. 2 is from 1:30-4 p.m. This event is closed to the public.

Jun
5
Wed
Fishing with Albuquerque Public Schools Jr. ROTC Program @ Cochiti Lake
Jun 5 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Aquatic Education program staff will be fishing with Albuquerque Public Schools Jr. ROTC students on June 4-6. There will be two fishing sessions each of the three days, Session No. 1 is from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., and Session No. 2 is from 1:30-4 p.m. This event is closed to the public.

Jun
6
Thu
Fishing with Albuquerque Public Schools Jr. ROTC Program @ Cochiti Lake
Jun 6 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Aquatic Education program staff will be fishing with Albuquerque Public Schools Jr. ROTC students on June 4-6. There will be two fishing sessions each of the three days, Session No. 1 is from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., and Session No. 2 is from 1:30-4 p.m. This event is closed to the public.

Jun
8
Sat
Fly Fishing 101 Class @ Eagle Nest Lake State Park
Jun 8 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

This class is open to families who are interested in learning the basics of fly fishing. The morning session will focus on fly fishing equipment selection, knot tying, selecting lures/flies, casting instruction and general discussions on where to go. The afternoon session will be on the water! Casting and fishing instruction will be provided by professional fishing guides and Trout Unlimited -Enchanted Circle Chapter volunteers. Loaner equipment will be provided but participants are encouraged to bring their own if they have it.

This class will be offered by volunteers from the Enchanted Circle Chapter of Trout Unlimited.

Registration opens May  XX at 9 am at XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX. Slots will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. To qualify for the camp, participants must have a Customer Identification Number account with the department and complete the required homework before attending.

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