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.
Distance from Albuquerque: 40 miles
Fish Species: Rainbow Trout, & Brown Trout
How's Navajo Fishing
Fishing for bass is slow. Pike fishing is fair usig swimbaits and jerk baits. Kokanee salmon snagging is doing very well. Remember snagging season is open from October 1-December 31.