What You'll Need
Frog’s Fanny Double-Duty Fly Treatment - A special fly floatant that keeps dry flies afloat. $5, www.amazon.com
Rio Fluroflex Plus Fluorocarbon Tippet - It has a lower refractive index than nylon, making it nearly invisible to fish. From $13, www.fishusa.com
Simms Waders - Lightweight waders with neoprene stocking feet. From $140, www.simmsfishing.com
Sage Rods - Handcrafted fast-action rods with a sturdy backbone for larger fish and for casting in the wind. From $225, www.sageflyfish.com
Where To Stay
Hacienda del Sol from $140 / (866) 333- 4459 / www.taoshaciendadelsol.com
Taos Inn from $75 / (888) 518-8267 / www.taosinn.com
Santa Fe Encantado Resort (pictured) from $475 / (877)262-4666 / www.encantadoresort.com
Helpful Apps (Assuming You Get A Signal)
FIND FISHING, $1 - Uses GPS to search for fly-fishing spots near you.
HIKE, $3 - GPS trail maps of national parks, state parks and local recreation areas.
FIND A GUIDE
Average costs are $200 to $500, depending on whether you choose a half-day or a full-day trip, and most packages include lunch. Overnight trips are available at an additional cost.
Doc thompson’s High Country Anglers (575) 376-9220 www.flyfishnewmexico.com
Ed Adams Fly Fishing (575) 586-1512 www.edadamsflyfishing.com
Land of Enchantment Guides (505) 629-5688 www.loeguides.com