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Cochiti Lake Fishing Report
About Cochiti Lake
Surface acres: 1,200

Elevation: 5,500 feet
Distance from Albuquerque: 50 Miles
Fish Species: Smallmouth Bass,Largemouth Bass, Walleye, Yellow Perch, Northern Pike, Crappie and Catfish.
How's Cochiti Fishing?
August 8, 2017
Fishing is fair using crank baits, shads and jerk baits for all species of bass. Catfish fishing is fair using hot dogs and dough baits. Fishing for perch and bluegill is fair using worms under a bobber. 
Location
Directions from Albuquerque; take I-25 North to junction of NM 22. Exit 259 west, and go eight miles to and through Pena Blanca. Three miles farther is the Stilling Basin of Cochiti Dam, two miles farther is the lake entrance on the right, and the village of Cochiti on the left. Distance via Pena Blanca on NM 22 off I-25 is fifteen miles.