New Mexico Fishing Reports, Fishing Times, Licenses, and Campgrounds

Fish Species in New Mexico

Largemouth Bass,  Rainbow Trout,  Bream/Bluegill,  Catfish,  Crappie,  Brown Trout,  Smallmouth Bass,  Northern Pike,  Perch,   and 42 more

New Mexico Fishing by Water Type

Lakes: 778   Rivers/Streams: 1,932   Reservoirs: 559   Others: 424   All: 3,693

New Mexico Fishing Reports

  "After being closed to fishing and camping for 3 years i finally got the..." Upper Canjilon Lakes

  "I have fished this stream at least 10 times over the last 15 years...." Sapillo Creek

  "The lake was stocked with a lot of rainbow trout while I was there.I was..." Bill Evans Lake

  "Boats, alcohol, jet skis, and screaming people make for a not so good..." Lake Van

New Mexico Fishing Spots

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New Mexico Fishing Licenses

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 Fishing Spot is open to the public, and respect all signs indicating private property or restricting access.

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Fishing in the state of New Mexico, there are plenty of bodies of water to choose from. In fact, there are 3,693 bodies of water where fishing could be possible, such as Silver Lake, Lake Van and Isleta Lakes. Fish for Carp, Muskie or Brown Trout or one of the other 31 fish found in this state; and if you need gear get your fly fishing gear, baitcasting setup, trolling equipment, or spincasting gear out and find your new honey hole.