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The Reel Life

#3 of 4 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Santa Fe Features Animals
526 N Guadalupe St, De Vargas Mall, Santa Fe, NM 87501-1454
+1 505-995-8114
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Best guided fishing trip

we planned a surprise guided fishing trip for our oldest daughter and after reading reviews, chose... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Clinton, Arkansas
Great Day of Fly Fishing

Looking for a perfect day on the river? Book a trip with Ricardo! Personable, knowledgable... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2016
Sedona, Arizona
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526 N Guadalupe St, De Vargas Mall, Santa Fe, NM 87501-1454
+1 505-995-8114

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Reviewed yesterday

we planned a surprise guided fishing trip for our oldest daughter and after reading reviews, chose Reel Life. Best decision we made! Ivan, the owner and also our guide, was great...from setting us up with rental gear, honing our fly fishing skills, and put us...More

Thank gssmith1985
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Looking for a perfect day on the river? Book a trip with Ricardo! Personable, knowledgable, patient, experienced- everything you could ask for in a fishing guide. We had all levels of anglers in our group and we all caught many fish- browns and rainbows, big...More

Thank 23LDT
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

If you have questions about fly fishing in New Mexico, this is the place to go. Equipment, fishing locations, practical knowledge and enthusiasm can be found at The Reel Life. Fly fishing is what these folks are about. Good customer service and great products make...More

Thank looseasagoose
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I had an amazing 30+ fish day on the Pecos with Nik. We could have caught 100 if we had that as a goal. Instead, we explored lots of different spots and styles of fishing, from small stream Bow and Arrow casting to Czech nymphing...More

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Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Our family, including our 15-year-old daughter and 11-year-old son, loved our first fly fishing experience! Ivan and Jeremy were patient and very nice, and took us to a beautiful location to fish. This was definitely our favorite part of our trip to Santa Fe!

Thank Sean L
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

We visited Santa Fe in June for a family reunion. I selected Reel Life because of the positive reviews....I was not disappointed! I was planning for 11 of my family members that had no experience fly fishing. They were so accommodating when I called every...More

Thank SusieMacha
Reviewed 2 June 2016

We made last minute plans to visit Santa Fe and Ivan was there to help us pull together a spectacular fishing trip for my husband and son. He was terrific at organizing all that we needed to make the trip a success from packing list...More

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

We chose The Reel Life after talking to most of the guide shops in the area. Peter was super helpful with trip planning and made us excited to get out on the water. We booked a day at Cow Creek with The Reel Life for...More

Thank CreekIzzy
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Having recently moved to Santa Fe from the driftless region of the upper midwest, Reel Life has become my home base for instruction, insights, gear, and occasional guides. Ivan, Peter, and the team are attentive, knowledgable, and ready to assist. Learning local waters is always...More

Thank Driftlesstroutguy
Reviewed 17 May 2016

I took a chance with The Reel Life Fly Fishing shop in Santa Fe and was not disappointed at all. The personnel at the shop were courteous and extreme knowledgeable. Reel Life Fly Fishing guide, "Peter Mosey" guided a friend and I on a Winter...More

Thank Ronald S
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Maria O
Hi, we are planning a fall trip--late September/early October.....what's the latest date you recommend for good fishing and moderate temperatures?
6 August 2015|
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humphrey b
is this 'catch and release'?
29 June 2015|
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Response from 49skeeter49 | Reviewed this property |
A simple phone call to the fly fishing shop can answer that question. For me, catch and release is the only way I trout fish with three exceptions. First, if the trout waters are stocked and the water temperatures... More