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Address: Northern New Mexico, Red River, NM 87571
Phone Number: +1 575-770-9451
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Operating under special usage permit to access Carson National Forest,...

Operating under special usage permit to access Carson National Forest, Guide Jeff Fagan has a variety of trips available for the novice or experienced angler. Join him for a day of fly fishing the best holes in the area. You will enjoy a great experience in the majestic Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Fly rod, tackle, and waders are provided. All participants must provide a valid NM fishing license.

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Fantastic guide! Great instruction and very encouraging!

We had the pleasure of joining Jeff on a half-day fishing trip on short notice. I can't begin to thank him enough for his hospitality, instruction, and encouragement. He took 3... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 June 2016
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

We had the pleasure of joining Jeff on a half-day fishing trip on short notice. I can't begin to thank him enough for his hospitality, instruction, and encouragement. He took 3 who had never held a fly rod before and had all of us casting and retrieving within 30 minutes. And to top it off, all of us hooked many... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

Jeff is fabulous! We just spent the day fly fishing with him in Red River. He's very knowledgeable and made learning to fly fish fun for us newbies. He has a great personality and had patience for those of us who got tangled in the branches and dropped a jar salmon eggs in the water. It was a great experience.... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Fly fishing even in the colder weather was great with our guide Todd. He was so easy and calm and all around great personality. Really enjoyed our time during spring break ! Thanks Todd !

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

A must in Red River! Really you have to try it. The joy of learning to fly fish, even if a novice, in the beautiful head waters of the Red River is a unique adventure. And Jeff Fagan is a great teacher and personality. Who knew what trout eat and what fly to use. Jeff even has a fly he... More 

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Diftwood, TX
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

What a great experience! My husband and I tried fly fishing before but really didn't know what we were doing. Jeff showed us the basics as well as the type of flies to use and explained the hatches we were witnessing. I would highly recommend Jeff to anyone looking to learn the art of fly fishing. He was so patient... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2014

Went for a half day fishing with Jeff. This was my first time fly fishing. Jeff was extremely patient, knowledgeable and instructive, and, yes, I did catch fish! It was a wonderful experience that I will treasure. I would recommend this unequivocally!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2014

I just did a half day with Jeff, having heard from a friend in Taos he was a great guy, and I needed to visit Red River. It was my birthday, and my wife and son had never fly fished. Jeff gave them a quick explanation of technique in a sweet little spot 10 minutes from town. He pointed me... More 

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Taos, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2014

Jeff is a very patient and great guide! Caught several fish and learned a lot! I would recommend this trip to anyone!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2014

Jeff helped my dad and I learn new ways to cast and was very personable. He taught us more about what flies to use at what times and took us through the different stages and categories of the "hatch" to help us know when and how to use certain flies.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2014

Not only did we catch some beautiful fish in some amazing spots, but Jeff was terrific with both me and my son. I had asked him to focus on the basics and he was simply perfect. From teaching about the bugs and basic techniques to showing tremendous patience with a young man who sometimes loses focus, it was a fantastic... More 

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