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FlyFishNM Welcomes You

Providing NM Youth With Fly Fishing Opportunities

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FlyFishNM at a Glance

             At Fly Fish NM we know that the future of our great State lies with our youth.  Fly Fish NM is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit charity created to provide Fly Fishing opportunities for NM youth who would otherwise not be able to participate in this unique and exciting fishing experience due to economic inability, or limited access to the outdoors.  

          Our goal is to teach our youth the importance of preserving the environment and our limited natural resources, the basics of fly fishing, how to identify fish species, the importance of conserving fish habitats, and how to identify insects and aquatic bugs that make up a fish's diet.

        Preserving New Mexico's beautiful streams and lakes for future generations is necessary. We wish to instill an attitude of respect for the natural beauty of our State and its limited resources. Each participant will earn a free fly rod kit. In order to be true to our mission of preserving the fishing habitat, each participant is required to spend a few minutes in habitat clean up.  Once they turn in their trash bag, they sign in and a complete fly rod kit is handed to them. It is theirs to keep and Instruction takes place thereafter.

        Conservation and Preservation begins by exposing New Mexico's youth to the natural beauty of New Mexico's rivers, streams and lakes, and developing the attitude of preserving that beauty. 

    

     

  NOLS WILDERNESS FIRST AID CERTIFIED

   

 

 

 

SPECIAL THANKS & GRATITUDE TO THE FOLLOWING SUPPORTERS IN 2023-2024 FOR THEIR CONFIDENCE IN US AND OUR MISSION:

- THE ESTATE OF RONALD W. WAITZ, & ELIZABETH HURST WAITZ

-NEW MEXICO OUTDOOR RECREATION DIVISION

- SANTA FE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

- TAOS COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

- BRABSON FAMILY FOUNDATION

- TOGETHER OUTDOORS, A DIVISION  OF THE OUTDOOR RECREATION ROUNDTABLE

- CABELA'S / BASS PRO SHOPS

- GREATER HOUSTON COMMUNITY FOUNDATION - MR. DYLAY RYBACKI

- SANTA FE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION  - CELIA LIPTON FARRIS & VICTOR W. FARRIS FOUNDATION

- ORLANDO TORRES & FAMILY

- PABLO & BRENDA GARCIA

- GO FUND ME DONORS

WE ARE VERY GRATEFUL FOR YOUR SUPPORT AND CONFIDENCE IN OUR MISSION.

 

 

Donors can deduct 100% of their contributions under IRC Section 170. Your contributions are appreciated.

PLEASE SEND YOUR TAX DEDUCTIBLE DONATIONS TO:

 FlyFishNM

1317 6th Street NW

 Albuquerque, NM 87102

 

or

GO FUND ME LINK: gofund.me/e5e611bd

2024 FLY FISHING CAMP SCHEDULE

March 23, 2024 - Cub Scout Wolf Pack @ Tingley Beach

April 13, 2024 - Big Brothers Big Sisters @ Tingley Beach

May 18, 2024 - Mora County Youth Creative Council @ Morphy Lake State Park

June 8, 2024 - MCYCC Group #2 @ Morphy Lake State Park

June 14, 2024 - Santa Fe Boys & Girls Club @ Monastery Lake

June 15, 2024 - Taos Boys & Girls Club @ Sipapu Pond

June 20, 2024 - Nature Ninos (Fenton)

July 6, 2024 - Nature Ninos (Pecos)

July 12, 2024- SF B&GC Group #2 @ Monastery Lake 

July 18-20 - Santa Ana Youth Camping Trip

August 24, 2024 Taos Parks & Rec.

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CUB SCOUT
WOLF PACK
 
Fly Fish NM and Albuquerque's Cub Scout WOLF Pack partnered up on March 23, 2024 at Tingley Beach for a fly fishing camp.
Cub Scout Leaders- Margie and Mandeep brought an enthusiastic group of 6-10 year olds who were willing to clean up the fishing habitat, and ready to learn. Fly fishing instills a sense of respect for nature, while also providing fun and adventure.
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April 13, 2024
Big Brothers Big Sisters

Tingley Beach

On April 13, 2024 Fly Fish NM partnered up with Central New Mexico Big Brothers and Big Sisters at Tingley Beach in Albuquerque. Many youth participated in this Fly Fishing camp. The "Bigs" and "Littles" enjoyed a beautiful day and had lots of fun trying out their new Fly Fishing skills. BBBS (Central NM) is always prepared and we thank you for another successful day. Thank you Miriam, we look forward to more fishing camps with you in the future.

May 18, 2024 / JUNE 8, 2024

Mora County Youth Creative Counsel

May 18, 2024 & June 8, 202 were beautiful days at Morphy Lake State Park in Northern New Mexico.  These large groups of youth and their families from Mora and surrounding Counties, enjoyed perfectly sunny cool days at this alpine level lake.  Once the Participants went to the water to fish, one young man caught his first fish on a fly rod within seconds.  Thanks to Ruthann for your organization.

June 24, 2024

SANTA FE BOYS & GIRLS CLUB

JUNE 14, 2024

MONASTERY LAKE - PECOS

Perfect day to catch fish at Monastery Lake.