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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?
November 22, 2017
Fishing is good crank baits, blade baits, spoons, jigs and minnow combos for white bass. Fishing is fair for smallmouth and largemouth bass using senkos, and curly tail grubs. Fishing is good for catfish, use liver, dough baits and night crawlers. 
Directions from Albuquerque:  I-25 South to exit 83 to NM 195. Follow Signs to Elephant Butte Lake.