Guide To Fishing At Sumner Lake
AKA: Lake Sumner
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.
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.
Sumner 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
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
Sumner Lake State Park
32 Lakeview Lane
Sumner Lake, NM 88119
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Sumner Lake in NM
General Fishing Info
Fishing for walleye, bass and catfish in east-central NM.