Fishing At Brantley Lake
AKA: Brantley Lake State Park
What to fish for...
Fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, rainbow trout, bluegill and white bass at Brantley Lake in New Mexico.
Fish from the bank, or from a boat, and enjoy the views and fishing at Brantley Lake, a 4,000-acre lake in the southeast of the state, 15 miles south of Artesia. There are over 30 miles of shoreline with plenty of access. The Seven Rivers Boat Ramp is at Brantley Lake State Park which has primitive and developed campsites. Bass and catfish are the primary targets here, but the lake also offers crappie, walleye, sunfish and trout fishing. Both the water level, and the fishing, can fluctuate year to year.
Primary fish species residing in Brantley Lake
Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.
Brantley Lake Amenities
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: NEARBY
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Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Brantley Lake State Park East Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, east side, off E Brantley Lake Road, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.
Steven Rivers West Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, west side, off W Brantley Lake Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.
Click here for a New Mexico Fishing License.
Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Brantley Lake State Park Campground - 575 457-2384
Carlsbad KOA Holiday - 575 457-2000
Brantley Lake NM Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Brantley Lake State Park
33 East Brantley Lake Rd.
Carlsbad, NM 88221
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Brantley Lake in NM
General Fishing Info
Fishing for catfish and bass in southeast NM.