Fishing At Elephant Butte Lake
AKA: The Butte, Elephant Butte Reservoir
Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, bluegill and striped bass at Elephant Butte Lake in New Mexico.
With a long-standing reputation for bass and striper fishing, Elephant Butte Lake is a top choice for serious fishing enthusiasts. This 36,000-acre lake is located in the west-central part of the state, at Truth or Consequences. Over 360 miles of shoreline are available to anglers fishing from a boat. For bank fishing from shore, there over a dozen areas with easy access. Quality fishing is available for bass, catfish, crappie, walleye, bluegill and striped bass. Four major boat launch ramps are available to the public. Rental boats are also available at the lake.
Primary fish species residing in Elephant Butte Lake
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Elephant Butte Reservoir Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: YES
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Elephant Butte Lake State Park Campground - 575 744-5923
Enchanted View Campground - 575 744-5876
Agua Vista RV Park - 505 250-2539
Cedar Cove RV Park - 575 744-4472
Rio Lago RV Park - 575 740-2719
Elephant Butte Lake RV Resort - 575 744-5996
South Monticello Campground - 575 744-5923
Elephant Butte Lake NM Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Elephant Butte Lake State Park
Elephant Butte, NM 87935
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Elephant Butte Reservoir offers bass, catfish, crappie, walleye, bluegill and striper fishing western in NM.