Fly Fishing New Mexico’s Backcountry

Long hikes into a desert landscape are not a classic image of fly fishing, but for those who make them, New Mexico reveals her unique treasures.

Redington’s “Backcountry Solitude” follows Maddie Brennamen as she seeks out a wilderness experience far from crowded roadside rivers. The video is a great reminder that there is more to fishing than catching fish, which for many anglers is just an added bonus.

Sean McCoy

Editorial Director Sean McCoy is a life-long outdoorsman who grew up hunting and fishing central Wisconsin forests and lakes. He joined GearJunkie after a 10-year stint as a newspaperman in the Caribbean, where he learned sailing and wooden-boat repair. Based in GearJunkie's Denver office, McCoy is an avid trail runner, camper, hunter, angler, mountain biker, skier, and beer tester.