Ute Lake Fishing Report

About Ute Lake

One of the longest lakes in New Mexico, Ute Lake is often overlooked. Ute Lake offers mulitple campgrounds and boat docks. The bass fishing is some of the best in the state.

Surface Area: 8,200 acres

Elevation: 3,900 feet

Distance From Albuquerque: 197 miles

Fish Species: Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, White Bass, Walleye, Crappie, & Catfish

How To Get To Ute Lake

Directions from Albuquerque, take I-40 East to Tucumcari. Connect to US 54 East and continue 24 miles to Logan. Follow signs to the lake (about 2 miles)

How's Ute Lake Fishing?

April 6, 2019

Fishing is good trolling crank baits for white bass and walleye. Fishing for largemouth and smallmouth bass is also good using spinner baits. Fishing is very good for catfish using dough baits.