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Fishtail Ranch

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35 Fishtail Rd, Chama, NM 87520
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One of the top outfitters I have ever hunted with!

I had the opportunity to hunt Elk with this Outfitter in NM twice in the past couple of years and... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
Karey K K
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Frederick, Maryland
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Do u have your grandchildren for the summer, & u just can't fill the time? Well, let me introduce... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2017
kbrucemom
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Chama, New Mexico
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Fishtail Ranch Outfitters specializes in Fair Chase Hunts for Free Ranging Elk. Offering both private land hunts in Northern New Mexico and pack-in public land hunting in Southern Colorado. In addition to the fall hunting schedule, summer activities in the beautiful Chama Valley of Northern New Mexico include guided fishing, horseback riding, and a "Guide School" that is an all-inclusive adventure in itself.
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35 Fishtail Rd, Chama, NM 87520
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

I had the opportunity to hunt Elk with this Outfitter in NM twice in the past couple of years and they are one of, if not the best Outfitters I have ever hunted with! Everything from the guides, accommodations, hunting land, food, and the Weiss...More

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Valerie W, Owner at Fishtail Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2017

Karey, Thanks again for singing our praises this is a great area for elk and beyond that all we really do is treat our guests as we would want to be treated. Your the best, stay in touch.

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Reviewed 27 July 2017

Do u have your grandchildren for the summer, & u just can't fill the time? Well, let me introduce u to the best horse back riding for kids around. The rides take place in the Brazos cliff area, with breathtaking scenery, in the mountains. For...More

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Valerie W, Owner at Fishtail Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

Thanks for the endorsement Kim, we had fun watching Brody Ride he was so focused!

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Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Our 4 yo wanted a "pony" ride in the worst way. We were going to Chama so we called & booked a little buckaroo ride for her. Well this exceeded our expectations of a pony ride. She got to ride a horse (on the smaller...More

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Valerie W, Owner at Fishtail Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

Hannah is certainly wonderful and we are pleased find she can come back again for the summer of 2018 so stop in for the next lesson and Thanks for the great review.

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Reviewed 17 September 2016

I hunted with this outfitter in Chama NM for elk 2 years in a row, and while not always successful at filling my tag, the accommodations, guides, hospitality and food cannot be beat. The owners are very personable - they treat you like family. I've...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2016

We booked a late August fly fishing trip, Shane W. was our guide and he was great. I am an inexperienced fly fisherman, Shane was very informative and patient. He worked with me until I successfully landed a rainbow trout. After that first fish, I...More

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Valerie W, Owner at Fishtail Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Thank you! We look forward to serving you again soon.

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Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Top notch. Booked a fly fishing trip with some friends. Lee and Valerie were very nice folks and accommodating. One of our friends went along and took photos. We fished private ponds in the morning with beautiful scenery. Moved to the river in the afternoon....More

1  Thank Doug M
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Valerie W, Owner at Fishtail Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2017

And we are smiling too - thanks for the kind words, this encouragement means a great deal to us.

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Reviewed 10 July 2016

My wife and I are inexperienced riders, but we had a wonderful time on this trail ride. A charming young woman name Hannah was our guide. Two horses were waiting for us when we arrived. Hannah checked us out in a corral before we set...More

Thank Daniel M
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Valerie W, Owner at Fishtail Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Thanks a lot! We appreciate your business and look forward to seeing you again!

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Reviewed 12 June 2016

A father and two boys looking for adventure found it at Fishtail Ranch. The two guides gave us some time in the arena to get used to our mounts and learn to rein them in, then we crossed the bridge, mounted up, and rode off...More

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Valerie W
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Response from Valerie W | Property representative |
We ride every day from May 24 - August 23, 2017 and while we have limited space available for each ride time you may reserve a horseback ride with as little as 2 hours notice if we have an opening. Check availability on our... More
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