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The Case for Catch-and-Release Fishing on a Southwestern Gem, and How You Can Help

Written by: Noah Parker, Land of Enchantment Guides

The wild brown-trout fishery in three tailwater sections of the Chama River deserve protection.
All photos courtesy Noah Parker

We would like to propose the implementation of catch-and-release fishing regulations and areas on the Chama River’s three tailwater stretches (below the dams at Heron, El Vado, and Abiquiu Reservoirs). This would be an important first step in protecting the long-term. . .


Happy 10th Birthday to the Eastern Brook Trout Joint Venture. Check Out Their Accomplishments!

Written by: Phil Monahan

Formed in 2004 and fully funded by the National Fish Habitat Action Plan in 2006, the Eastern Brook Trout Joint Venture (EBTJV) comprises public and private entities from Trout Unlimited to 17 state fish-and-wildlife agencies to renowned universities, which have joined together to halt the decline of brook trout and to restore. . .