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Elephant Butte Lake Fishing Report

About Elephant Butte Lake

Surface acres: 40,000 acres.

Elevation: 4407 ft.

Distance from Albuquerque: 145 miles.

Fish Species: Stripped Bass, White Bass, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Walleye, Catfish, Crappie, Sun fish

How's Elephant Butte Fishing?

February 17,2018

Fishing for walleye and white bass is fair using grub and kastmaster combinations. Fishing is fair using liver, stink bait and dough baits for catfish. A few large mouth bass were caught on small plastics and spoons.

Directions from Albuquerque:  I-25 South to exit 83 to NM 195. Follow Signs to Elephant Butte Lake.