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Sumner Lake, NM

If you enjoy fishing for a wide variety of fish species, you'll love Sumner Lake - a 4,500-acre lake in the east-central part of the state, 15 miles northwest of Fort Sumner. There are many access points along the over 30 miles of shoreline for fishing from the bank.

The boat ramps are open for launching fishing boats, canoes, kayaks, pontoons and pleasure boats. Choose to fish for walleye, bass, crappie, trout, sunfish and catfish, all the while enjoying the great views.

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What to fish for...

Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, rainbow trout, bluegill and white bass at Sumner Lake in New Mexico.

Primary fish species residing in Sumner Lake

Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.

Most Popular Bass Lures
Most Popular Bass Lures

Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Spotted bass Channel catfish Black crappie White Crappie Walleye Rainbow Trout Bluegill White Bass

Sumner Lake Amenities

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

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Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

East Side Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southeast section of the lake, off Eastside Campground Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Main Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southwest section of the lake, off Westside Campground Loop, this is a three-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Click here for a New Mexico Fishing License.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Sumner Lake State Park Campground - 575 355-2541

Sumner Lake NM Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

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Contact Information

Sumner Lake
Sumner Lake State Park
32 Lakeview Lane
Sumner Lake, NM 88119
575 355-2541

 

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