Chama River Fishing Report

About The Chama River

One of New Mexico's underrated rivers, the Chama offers great trout fishing. While often overlooked, don't let that fool you. The Chama offers some of the best trout fishing in New Mexico. Nestled in North Central New mexio, it offers breath taking scenery and bountiful catches. 

Distance from Albuquerque: 122 miles

Fish Species: Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout

How To Get To The Chama River

Located a few hours north of Albuquerque, the Chama River offers multiple access points. Contact us for more details.  

How's The Chama River Fishing?

October 11, 2019

Fishing below El Vado for trout is good using hopper flies, leach patterns, peacock nymphs, salmon eggs, worms, panther martins, nightcrawlers and yellow powerbait. Fishing below Abiquiu is fair using powerbait and bead head nymphs.