Conchas Lake Fishing Report

About Conchas Lake

One of the best bass fishing lakes in New Mexico. One of the largest lakes in New Mexico, Conchas offers excellent fishing year round.

Surface Area: 16,000 acres

Elevation:  4,200 feet

Distance from Albuquerque: 142 miles

Fish Species:  White Bass, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Bluegill, Crappie,  & Catfish

How To Get To Conchas Lake

Directions from Albuquerque, take I-40 east to exit 300. Follow the exit to NM 129 West continue following signs (for about 32 miles) to the lake.

How's Conchas  Lake Fishing

Feb 16, 2021

Open for day use only. Conchas Lake State Park has closed access to all boat ramps due to dropping water levels. The south side boat ramp managed by the US Arm Corps of Engineers is open. Walley fishing is fair using jigs.