Rio Chama Fishing

Area Status: Open

An excellent fishing stream that consistently produces trophy size brown trout. Access at El Vado lake and near Ghost Ranch.  Section from El Vado Reservoir has been designated as a wild and scenic river. Fish species include brown trout, rainbow trout and kokanee salmon. A 34 mile stretch of river. Best trout fishing is within several miles of El Vado Dam.

At a Glance

Information Center: For more information contact: Canjilon Ranger District.


River and Stream Fishing

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities



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