There's excellent fishing from spring through fall in the Rio Grande and the mountain streams that feed into it, as well as a short drive away along the Pecos River.

High Desert Angler. This is a superb fly-fishing outfitter and guide service, your one-stop shop for equipment rental, fly-fishing tackle, licenses, and advice. 460 Cerrillos Rd., Railyard District, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 87501. 505/988–7688; 888/988–7688;