Sipapu offers FREE trout fishing clinics every Saturday from Memorial Day to Labor Day weekends. Taught by professional instructor Dan Holden, these classes cover fly fishing fundamentals and are appropriate for all ages and skill levels. Reservations are not required, and classes meet from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. every Saturday. For more information about Sipapu's free clinics, please click here.
Enjoy outstanding trout fishing (one of the finest trout fishing regions in the state) just steps from your back door by visiting our stocked trout pond or on the Rio Pueblo, which flows right through the heart of our resort. Whether using a spinner, bait or dropping a fly on its waters, there are many effective techniques and ways to catch one of the many trout found at Sipapu.
A New Mexico fishing license is required and may be purchased at our general store. Our general store also offers fishing flies, spinners and bait.
Carson National Forest, where Sipapu resides, offers 400 miles of mountain streams and many lakes with rainbow, eastern brook, German brown and cutthroat trout. Among the more popular fishing streams are the La Junta, Santa Barbara, El Rito, Rio Pueblo (which runs through Sipapu), Rio Hondo, Red River, Rio San Antonio and Rio Grande. Better known lakes include Hopewell, Cabresto, Trout, Canjilon and Lagunitas, all accessible by road. The Wildernesses hold several more. Many are stocked with native trout by the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish.
For more information call 800-587-2240 or visit the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish website.