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Fishing At Caballo Lake

AKA: Caballo Lake State Park

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Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, rainbow trout, bluegill, white bass, striped bass and northern pike at Caballo Lake in New Mexico.

Caballo Lake, NM

Plenty of bank fishing is available at Caballo Lake is a 11,400-acre lake in the southwest part of the state, at the town of Caballo. Plenty of the over 24 miles of shoreline is accessible. Anglers tend to focus on bass, crappie, catfish, and walleye, but the lake also has trout, sunfish, northern pike and hybrid stripers. There's no marina or rental boats, so bring a canoe, kayak or fishing boat and enjoy the views and great fishing.

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Primary fish species residing in Caballo Lake

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Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Channel catfish Black crappie White Crappie Walleye Rainbow Trout Bluegill White Bass Striped bass Northern Pike

Caballo Lake Amenities

Marina: NO
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: NEARBY (10 miles)
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: NO

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Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Caballo Lake State Park Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southwest section of the lake, off Palimino Road, this is a three-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking.

East Side Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southeast section of the lake, at the east end of the dam, off County Road B040, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.

Click here for a New Mexico Fishing License.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Caballo Lake RV Park - 575 473-0502

Southwest Tiny Homes & RV Park - 575 740-0783

Caballo Lake State Park - 575 743-3942

Arrey RV Park - 575 267-1049

Caballo Lake NM Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Caballo Lake
Caballo Lake RV Park
14275 Highway 187
Caballo, NM 87931
575 743-0502

 

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