Guide To Taking Kids Fishing In New Mexico
Ideas and locations to take kids fishing in NM.
Fishing and the great outdoors offers kids an alternative to many influences they encounter in their busy lives today. A single fishing trip could be the turning point in a young life. We encourage you to invest the time in New Mexico kids. The rewards are endless and it takes so little effort.
Places in New Mexico to take kids fishing
Consider these small lakes, ponds, creeks and urban fishing locations as places to take a kid fishing in the Land of Enchantment.
- Avalon Reservoir
- Brantley Lake State Park
- Lake Carlsbad Beach Park
- Riverview Park
- Eagle Nest Lake
- Cochiti Recreation Area
- Tetilla Peak Rec Area
- Grindstone Lake
- Bottomless Lakes St Park
- Spring River Park
- Sandia Lakes Rec Area
- Tingley Beach
Truth Or Consequences
- Caballo Lake State Park
- Elephant Butte Lake St Park
Top 3 tips for taking kids fishing in NM
1. Make sure that the goal is to have fun. Catching fish is a bonus.
2. Keep it simple. Simple tackle, techniques and locations.
3. Keep the focus on the kids. Be a hero by helping them enjoy the day.
Kids Fishing Video
Youngsters with their prized catch
Kids First Fish Ever
Teaching my new Step Children to fish by Eric and Iris. Xavier and Robert caught their first fish ever at Navajo Lake in Northwest New Mexico, It was the Highlight of their young life's. These days we get asked when we're going fishing again every week of the year. Its a wonderful thing to teach a child to fish, or should I say to catch.
This could be your child, grandchild or any kid you took fishing. Take a picture and send it to us. We will happily post it here for them.
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Kids, fishing and smiles naturally go together. Take a kid fishing and you just might change the course of their life. Then take pictures and send us one of them holding their prized catch. We will happily post it here.
Kids fishing locations and information, by state.
Help us identify other youth fishing spots in NM.
If you are aware of a great place to take kids fishing in your area, please let us know. We can add it to our list. Every kid that catches a fish will appreciate the fact that you made the effort.