Heron Lake Fishing Report
About Heron Lake
The tall pines of Norhter New Mexico provide the scenic backdrop to Heron Lake. Designated as a "quiet lake" where boats operate at no-wake speeds only, Heron offers excellent year round trout fishing and superb winter snagging.
Surface Area: 5,900 acres
Elevation: 7316 feet
Distance from Albuquerque: 157 miles
Fish Species: Rainbow Trout, Lake Trout, & Kokanee Salmon
How To Get To Heron Lake
Directions from Albuquerque, take I-25 North, on approach to Santa Fe take exit 282 and connect with 84/285 towards Espanola and take the US 84 North. Continue driving, two tenths of a mile north of Tierra Amarilla and turn West on NM 95 follow this for six miles to the lake.
How's Heron Lake Fishing?
November 17 , 2018
Fishing is fair using row sacs and powerbait for trout. Snagging is slow.