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?

November 17, 2018

Fishing for largemouth and smallmouth bass is slow. Walleye and white bass fishing is fair using spoons and blade baits. Fishing for catfish is fair using dough bait and chicken livers.