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Jackson Dockery

Locale: a county over from springer mountai
Fishing + Philmont? on 05/16/2014 19:04:57 MDT Print View

I am contemplating bringing my Tenkara kit (around 7 ounces) but I am not sure if there will even be a chance to fish the trail. But I know I would be very distraught to see a trout and not be able to fish for it. Did you guys see much fishable water on your previous philmont treks?

fish on 05/16/2014 20:58:58 MDT Print View

At certain places, like Fish Camp or Hunting Lodge, that is an activity. And they give you gear.

The rest of the time, I wouldnt expect to have much time to do that anywhere. Hike, crew activities, eat, is about it.

william cheney
Fishing on 05/17/2014 07:13:46 MDT Print View

Depends on your Trek. I was at Fish Camp in 2010 and we saw no fish in the water. I assume you are contemplating catch and release. When the boys asked if they could eat what they caught the rangers said no. Remember you need a New Mexico fishing license.