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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?
June 24,2017
Fishing remains good all around at Elephant Butte. Use crank baits and jerk baits for white bass and walleye. Use top water lures, crank baits, senkos and tubes for largemouth and smallmouth bass. Use chicken liver and hot dogs for catfish. 
Directions from Albuquerque:  I-25 South to exit 83 to NM 195. Follow Signs to Elephant Butte Lake.