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Agua Milpa

Mexico bass fishing information, map and directions.

The Rio Santiago creates this 70,000 surface acre lake in the state of Nayarit. It is about 65 miles long and is the newest addition to the fine collection of bass fishing lakes in Mexico. The lake is nearly seventy miles long with plenty of pockets, coves and cover for multitudes of bass.

Travel To Agua Milpa

The lake is located approximately twenty miles east of Tepic, Mexico, in the state of Nayarit. For travel by land, follow Mexico Highway 15 south from Nogales, for 920 miles, to the city of Tepic, Mexico. From here you have choices depending which area of the lake you prefer to enter.

Approximate distance from USA border: 940 miles

Approximate travel time from US border: 20 hours

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Bass Fishing At Agua Milpa

Catches of well over 100 fish per day are common at Agua Milpa. Additionally, significant numbers of double-digit bass are being caught. As the lake ages, more big bass will appear.

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Weather & Average Temperatures

Information is currently being gathered for average monthly temperatures and precipitation. This information will be posted at our earliest convenience.


All travel into Mexico from the United States requires a passport for entry into Mexico and return to the United States. If you are traveling by vehicle you will be required to have proper vehicle registration and drivers license. If you bring a boat, proper vehicle registration will be required for both the boat and trailer. Make certain all documents are current.

Mexico insurance is also required for travel in Mexico.

For fishing in Mexico, a Mexican Sport Fishing License is required. Additionally boating permits may be required to fish Aqua Milpa lake in Mexico.

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Travel Warnings

Any time you travel outside the USA, be aware that you are subject to local law governing the area you are to visit. As a general rule, travel to lakes in Mexico is considered safe. However, there are reports of unrest and violence between competing drug cartels, and Mexico law enforcement. Most of this activity in confined to areas away from the bass fishing lakes. Some of the border towns and population centers in Mexico experience higher than normal levels of crime and violence. Often, American border town information centers can advise regarding cartel activity in neighboring Mexico border towns. It is always best to caravan, stay on the main highways and be aware of what's going on around you.

Mexico bass fishing at Agua Milpa