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Welcome To Doc Thompson's High Country Anglers

Northern New Mexico offers year round fly fishing on pristine mountain streams, small tailwaters and wild canyon rivers.  Wild brown trout, rainbows, native Rio Grande Cutthroats and brookies engulf a stonefly, slash a caddis or sip a mayfly.  All surrounded by the majestic landscapes of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. 

High Country Anglers proudly offers first class fly fishing guide/instructional trips throughout Taos, Eagle Nest, Red River, Angel Fire and Cimarron.  We welcome and work with all skill levels from the first timer, to the “what do I do now” fly fisher, to the experienced fishead making the most of their fly fishing in New Mexico.  We don’t just point you to fish; we work with you, share our knowledge and provide customer service. We have public water guide permits plus access to miles of uncrowded private waters. 

Planning a fly fishing vacation?  A fly fishing guide trip to compliment your family get-away?  Organizing a fly fishing themed business retreat?  Browse the website to learn about fly fishing Northern New Mexico.  Please contact us to begin planning your customized fly fishing adventure. 

Buenos Rises!

Doc Thompson
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Welcome to Doc's new fly fish new mexico website.  There are suppose to be lots of features on here to allow me to update the blog and photos with news on fly fishing in New Mexico.  Often, I am out being a fly fishing guide, hosting a trip some where or enjoying a little person fishing time here New Mexico. 

New Mexico is in the midst of a good winter with good snow falls so far.  The only solid fishing option for mid January is the Lower Red River. Look for a few midges and some tiny Baetis in the afternoon.