Guide To The Best Fishing Lakes In New Mexico
Top places to fish for bass, catfish, crappie and more in NM.
Conchas Lake, El Vado, Elephant Butte Reservoir, Heron Lake and Navajo Lake are the most popular places for fishing in New Mexico, offering anglers the chance to pursue a variety of fish species. Eagle Nest Lake is the top ice fishing lake in the state.
Abiquiu Reservoir, Brantley Lake, Clayton Lake, Conchas Lake, Elephant Butte Reservoir, Navajo Lake, Santa Rosa Lake and Ute Lake are considered the best options for largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass. More...
Sunfish & Panfish Lakes
Striped Bass Lakes
Visit the New Mexico fishing page for links to information covering a wide variety of fish species and destinations in the state. Visit the New Mexico map to identify your best route to these top fishing locations. Look to our sister site for additional information about boating in NM at many of the most popular destinations in the state.
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