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Eagle Nest Lake Fishing Report
About Eagle Nest Lake

Surface acres: 2000 to 2,500 acres.

Elevation: 8215 ft.

Distance from Albuquerque: 164 miles.

Fish Species: Rainbow trout, Cutthroat trout, Kokanee Salmon, Yellow Perch,& Northern Pike.

How's Eagle Nest Fishing?
October 13, 2017
Fishing from the bank is good using powerbait for trout and worms for perch. Fishing is fair using large spinners, spoons and crank baits for northern pike. Kokanee snagging is slow.
Directions from Albuquerque take I-24 north to Santa Fe. Take 84/285 to Espanola. North to NM 68. Continue to junction of US 64 at Taos. Follow 64 East then follow signs to Eagle Nest.