Guide To Fishing At Santa Rosa Lake
AKA: Santa Rosa Lake State Park
Loaded with a wide variety of fish species, Santa Rosa Lake is a 3,800-acre lake in the east-central part of the state, at Santa Rosa. Use the boat ramp to launch canoes, kayaks, pleasure craft, pontoons and fishing boats.
Anglers can cruise the over 20 miles of shoreline in search of bass, catfish, crappie, walleye, trout and sunfish. There is no marina or rental boats, so com prepared to be self sustaining. In nearby Santa Rosa there are restaurants, stores and lodging.
What to fish for...
Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, white crappie, walleye, rainbow trout and bluegill at Santa Rosa Lake in New Mexico.
Primary fish species residing in Santa Rosa Lake
Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.
Santa Rosa Lake Amenities
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: NO
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Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Juniper Park Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southwest section of the lake, at the east end of the dam, off State Route 91, this is a four-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.
Click here for a New Mexico Fishing License.
Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Santa Rosa Lake State Park Campground - 575 472-3110
Santa Rosa Campground & RV Park - 575 472-3126
Santa Rosa Lake NM Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Santa Rosa Lake
Santa Rosa Lake State Park
NM Highway 91
Santa Rosa, NM 88435
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Santa Rosa Lake in NM
General Fishing Info
Fishing for bass, catfish, crappie, walleye, trout and sunfish in east-central NM.