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Last Updated: 1/14/2009

Casey Harthorn
Casey Harthorn, January 2010 Employee of the Month


Casey Harthorn


Warm water Fisheries Biologist

Area of Responsibility

Warm water fish species of New Mexico


B. S., Fish and Wildlife Science, Eastern New Mexico University


Length of Service:

12 Years


Specialty or Interest:



Current Projects/Assignments:

Prey base studies, evaluation of walleye and catfish stocking, and evaluating smallmouth bass length limits.


Best Thing About the Job:

Being on the water, and being able to enhance the angling opportunities and experience for New Mexico's anglers.


Most Common Question People Have:

How’s the fishing?



Great – the catching may be a little slow but the fishing is great.


Contact Information:

575-532-2105, email: