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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?
October 13, 2017
Fishing is good using spoons and live bait for white bass. It is fair fishing for smallmouth and largemouth bass use jigs, and crank baits. Use night crawlers and liver for catfish.
Directions from Albuquerque:  I-25 South to exit 83 to NM 195. Follow Signs to Elephant Butte Lake.