Navajo Lake Fishing Report

About Navajo Lake

The second largest lake in New Mexico, Navajo offers multiple marinas, campgrounds and boat docks. Navajo offers excellent year round fishing and, is sure to become one of your favorite spots.

Surface Area: 15,610 acres

Elevation: 6,085 feet

Distance from Albuquerque: 195 miles

Fish Species: Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, Kokanee Salmon, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Yellow Perch, Crappie, Bluegill, & Northern Pike

How To Get To Navajo Lake

A Directions from Albuquerque: Take I-25 North to NM 550 (Bernalillo exit). Continue Northwest on NM 550 to Bloomfield, then go 9 miles East on US 64 to Blanco. Turn North on NM 511 and follow signs to Navajo Dam. 

How's Navajo Lake Fishing?

November 17, 2018 

Kokanee snagging is very good. Fishing is fair using roe sacs, and powerbait for trout. Fishing for smallmouth and largemouth bass is fair using jigs and grubs. Northern pike fishing is fair using swim baits and jigs.