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Best Places To Fish in New Mexico

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There are many great places to fish in The Land of Enchantment. Anglers will find a nice variety of cold-water and warm-water fisheries. Lakes, rivers and ponds across the state provide a wide variety of species to pursue.

New Mexico's Top-Five, Amazing Fishing Spots

These lakes are among the overall best places to fish in the state Other individual lakes might make this list one year over another, but these have a track record for producing great fishing, over time. Learn more...


Most Popular Fish Species In New Mexico

In New Mexico, anglers can chase after three species of bass, five species of trout, three species of catfish, two species of salmon, striped bass, crappie, walleye and numerous sunfish. Learn more...


Best Bass Fishing Lakes In New Mexico

A relatively long growing season allows largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass all to grow fat and healthy. These lakes are known as some of the best places to fish for bass in New Mexico. Learn more...


Top Places To Fish For Trout In New Mexico

Fly fishermen can fish for trout in some excellent rivers and streams across the state. However, here we only cover major lakes. These three have a long-standing reputation as lakes with good trout fishing. Learn more...


Best Lakes To Fish For Catfish In New Mexico

River systems in the state turn out some big catfish. We focus on major lakes, and the lakes with fertile rivers feeding into them tend to produce some of the best catfish fishing in the state These three lakes are a great place to start. Learn more...


Best Lakes To Fish For Salmon In New Mexico

Salmon fishing enthusiasts have a few options to fish for coho and kokanee salmon in New Mexico. These are three are among the top places to fish for salmon here. Learn more...


Best Lakes For Striped Bass Fishing In New Mexico

Elephant Butte Lake is a quality striper fishery with both quality and quantity. It was home to the state record striped bass of over 54 pounds. Caballo Lake also offers good striper fishing. Learn more...


Enjoy these top spots to go fishing in New Mexico

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