Fenton Lake Fishing Report
About Fenton Lake
Nestled in the Northern mountains of New Mexico, Fenton is a great escape from the city and ideal spot to beat the summer heat. Offering great year round trout fishing, Fenton is sure to excite.
Surface Area: 1,611 acres
Elevation: 7680 feet
Distance from Albuquerque: 75 miles
Fish Species: Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout & Cutthroat Trout
How To Get To Fenton Lake
Direction from Albuquerque, take I-25 north to Bernalillio, follow NM 550 West, continue for 24 miles to San Ysidro. Go North on NM 4 for 8 miles to La Cueva. Turn West on NM 126, ending one mile east of the arrival of the lake.
How's Fenton Lake Fishing?
Feb 16, 2021
The lake is open. Ice fishing is closed due to recent weather changes that have led to unsafe conditions. Fishing the river in the State Park is good using salmon eggs, and nymphs.