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Guide To Fishing At Santa Rosa Lake

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Santa Rosa Lake, NM

Loaded with a wide variety of fish species, Santa Rosa Lake is a 3,800-acre lake in the east-central part of the state, at Santa Rosa. Use the boat ramp to launch canoes, kayaks, pleasure craft, pontoons and fishing boats.

Anglers can cruise the over 20 miles of shoreline in search of bass, catfish, crappie, walleye, trout and sunfish. There is no marina or rental boats, so com prepared to be self sustaining. In nearby Santa Rosa there are restaurants, stores and lodging.

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What to fish for...

Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, white crappie, walleye, rainbow trout and bluegill at Santa Rosa Lake in New Mexico.

Primary fish species residing in Santa Rosa Lake

Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.

Most Popular Bass Lures
Most Popular Bass Lures

Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Channel catfish White Crappie Walleye Rainbow Trout Bluegill

Santa Rosa Lake Amenities

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

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Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Juniper Park Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southwest section of the lake, at the east end of the dam, off State Route 91, this is a four-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Click here for a New Mexico Fishing License.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Santa Rosa Lake State Park Campground - 575 472-3110

Santa Rosa Campground & RV Park - 575 472-3126

Santa Rosa Lake NM Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

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Contact Information

Santa Rosa Lake
Santa Rosa Lake State Park
NM Highway 91
Santa Rosa, NM 88435
575 472-3110

 

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