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Abiquiu Lake


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Friday, Apr 12 2024
Contact the Abiquiu Lake Main Office at 505-685-4371 for updated lake conditions and closure information.

About

Eight square miles of surface water and 25 miles of coastline make Abiquiu Lake one of the largest in New Mexico. The lake has a public access marina for launching boats from kayaks to large pontoons.

There are no motor restrictions on this lake.

The shoreline features hundreds of camping sites with good fishing from shore.

Largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, white crappie, walleye, rainbow trout, brown trout, and bluegill are all available.

The lake has a total area of 5,200 acres with easy access from Highway 84 and Highway 96. There are also many fossils found along the shoreline.



Techniques & Tips

Both species of bass will hit in the shallows on poppers, plastic worms, and buzz Baits. Walleye can be taken on lead head jibs with rubber minnows or live bait.

Crappie are best from a boat with a fish finder that can locate submerged structure.

Bluegill hit on worms, waxworms, small bits of nightcrawler and can be caught on a bobber and worm or by slowly retrieving the same live bait along the bottom.

Rainbow trout will hit on Blue Fox, Panther Martin, Mepps, and Roostertail spinners or shiny spoons.

Brown trout prefer live bait offer slowly along the bottom but will hit spinners as well.


Friday, Apr 12 2024



GPS

GPS: N 36 24 531 W 106 42 730

Weather Report

Abiquiu Lake Weather

Access Info

Driving directions from Albuquerque; I-25 N to Santa Fe, Exit NM-599 N (Santa Fe bypass)just south of Santa Fe, continue to US-84/285, north on US-84 to NM-96, left on NM-96 W.  Approximately 2 hour drive from Albuquerque

Regulation/Proclamation

NM Game and Fish


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Abiquiu Lake

RECEIVE FISHING REPORT UPDATES!


Rating - Unknown

Contact the Abiquiu Lake Main Office at 505-685-4371 for updated lake conditions and closure information.

About

Eight square miles of surface water and 25 miles of coastline make Abiquiu Lake one of the largest in New Mexico. The lake has a public access marina for launching boats from kayaks to large pontoons.

There are no motor restrictions on this lake.

The shoreline features hundreds of camping sites with good fishing from shore.

Largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, white crappie, walleye, rainbow trout, brown trout, and bluegill are all available.

The lake has a total area of 5,200 acres with easy access from Highway 84 and Highway 96. There are also many fossils found along the shoreline.



Techniques & Tips

Both species of bass will hit in the shallows on poppers, plastic worms, and buzz Baits. Walleye can be taken on lead head jibs with rubber minnows or live bait.

Crappie are best from a boat with a fish finder that can locate submerged structure.

Bluegill hit on worms, waxworms, small bits of nightcrawler and can be caught on a bobber and worm or by slowly retrieving the same live bait along the bottom.

Rainbow trout will hit on Blue Fox, Panther Martin, Mepps, and Roostertail spinners or shiny spoons.

Brown trout prefer live bait offer slowly along the bottom but will hit spinners as well.


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