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About Trout Fly Fishing

If you're not having fun, you're doing it wrong!
Chama, NM, USA
About About Trout Fly Fishing
About Trout is a New Mexico based guide service focused on creating a positive fishing experience for anglers of all skill sets. Whether you want to learn the fundamentals of fly fishing or explore new techniques like euro nymphing or loch style fishing, we are here to provide you with the highest levels of service and patient instruction. We offer half and full day guided trips on the Chama, San Juan, Rio Grande, Still waters, and a myriad of small streams. Let's go fishing!
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As per the usual, we had a fish-filled day with James. I think this is my 5th trip with Mr Garretson. We hooked and landed a bunch...I've been encouraged to NOT include numbers, but you have to think quite a good distance beyond dozens to...More

Date of experience: February 2020
1  Thank Safari222338
Reviewed January 1, 2020

One of my fly fishing clients, Mossy, suggested to me during a day on the water in Mammoth Lakes, California of fly fishing with him for a day in New Mexico. I guide in the Eastern Sierra. In conversation, we calculated that I’d be skiing...More

Date of experience: December 2019
1  Thank draculiano
Reviewed January 1, 2020

James gets my highest grades for service, knowledge of the water and the local area, and ability to teach without preaching. In the past I’ve had drill sergeant guides, guides who are grumpy or just not into it from the start and it really is...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank brettlowry
Reviewed November 26, 2019

I’ve been on two trips with James and both trips were my best fly fishing experiences! This last trip we fished the San Juan and it was epic!! We got on more fish than anyone else I saw around us using the Euro Nymph method...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank raelwheeler
Reviewed November 26, 2019

This rock star guide made me feel like a rock star angler (well maybe not the latter but I digress). First time on the San Juan and we nailed it. James instills confidence, has incredible knowledge of the area, and has unbounded energy. He pushes...More

Date of experience: November 2019
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