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Mexico bass fishing information, map and directions.

Located in the state of Sinaloa, Mexico, Mateos is a 55,000 surface acre lake which offers excellent bass fishing.

Travel To Mateos

The lake is about 45 minutes from the Culiacan airport on paved road. Travel from the US Border is over 800 miles via Mexico Highway 15.

Approximate distance from USA border: 700 miles

Approximate travel time from US border: 15 hours

Map To Mateos
Bass Fishing At Mateos

Lots of healthy bass populate this productive lake which has plenty if trees and brush to provide cover for bass and all their favorite foods. Mateos is full of Florida-strain bass that are big and strong.

Latest Fishing Report For Mateos

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Weather & Average Temperatures

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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 Mateos 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 Mateos