Fly Fishing

Angling How To's and Reviews

About Trout is a Chama, New Mexico based guide service focused on creating a positive fishing experience for anglers of all skill sets. Whether you want to learn the fundamentals of fly fishing or explore new techniques like euro nymphing, we are here to provide you with the highest levels of service and patient instruction. We offer half and full day guided trips on the Chama, San Juan, Conejos, and small streams. 

Here at About Trout we are committed to providing you with your best day on the water. Please contact me if you have any questions. Stay up to date on what we're up to by subscribing to our newsletter and be sure to check out the blog for product reviews and how to's. 

I look forward to sharing a memorable experience on the water with you. Lets go fishing!

- James Garrettson 

  About Trout Owner/Guide

The Experience


"Had a unforgettable full day wade trip with James who was everything you want in a guide; experienced, knowledgeable, hard-working, client-centered, and a terrific teacher. He put me on active trout amidst breathtaking landscapes.”

-John Allen H

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Permitted and Insured

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.


About Trout operates under permit on the Carson National Forest, New Mexico State Parks and the State of Colorado. We are trained in First Aid / CPR and are fully insured.


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