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AKA: El Vado Reservoir

Fishing for largemouth bass, rainbow trout, brown trout, lake trout, bluegill and kokanee salmon at El Vado Lake in New Mexico.
El Vado Lake, NM

The feature of El Vado Lake State Park, is the sparkling waters of El Vado Lake, a 3,200-acre lake in the north-central part of the state, 8 miles southwest of Tierra Amarilla. Drive around the lake and use the hiking trails to access nearly 20 miles of shoreline for fishing from the bank. Find your personal spot and fish for kokanee salmon, rainbow and brown trout. Lake trout are typically caught from boats while trolling and fishing the deeper regions of the lake. The boating public can use the boat launch ramp, marina, rental boats, restaurants and campgrounds.

Primary fish species residing in El Vado Lake

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Largemouth bass Rainbow Trout Brown trout Lake trout Bluegill Kokanee Salmon

El Vado Lake Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: NO

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

El Vado Lake State Park Campground - 575 588-7247

El Vado Lake NM Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

El Vado Lake
El Vado Lake State Park
State Road 112
Tierra Amarilla, NM 87575
575 588-7247

 

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