Jackson Lake near Farmington, New Mexico
I went fishing this morning at Jackson lake, lake was clam and high clouds. It had rained the night before and it was about 50 degrees and around 9am. I caught & released 12 rainbow trout in 1 hour using 1/16 rooster tail spinner. Barbless and red tail, body was chrome and very shiny. At first, I used dark colored spinners with no luck, then went to a bee pattern fly...no luck. Finally used a chrome and red rooster tail and they were biting for that. The rainbows were pan sized, from about 8" to 14". It was awesome! No one was there and I had the whole lake to myself!
Jackson Lake Fishing near Farmington, New Mexico
Write a Report
Details for Jackson Lake
Species Caught Here: None
Access: Public Property
Body of Water Type: Reservoir
Lat/Long: 36.803333 -108.225632
Bodies of Water near Jackson Lake
Local Hotel Rooms
Description for Jackson Lake, San Juan County, New Mexico
Jackson Lake is a reservoir located just 5.2 miles from Farmington, in San Juan County, in the state of New Mexico, United States. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including lake trout, cutthroat trout, rainbow trout, brown trout, yellow bass and carp here. Whether you’re baitcasting, fly fishing, spinning or trolling your chances of getting a bite here are good. So grab your favorite fly fishing rod and reel, and head out to Jackson Lake.
For Fishing License purchase, fishing rules, and fishing regulations please visit New Mexico Fish & Wildlife
Please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the stream is open to the public. Now get out there and fish! Check out our Fishing Times
chart to determine when the fish will be most active.