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 Sumner Lake Fishing Report
About Fort Sumner Lake

Surface acres: 4,650 acres.

Elevation: 4030 ft.

Distance from Albuquerque: 158 miles.

Fish Species: Walleye, Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass, Catfish, White Bass, Bluegill, Crappie.

How's Fort Sumner Fishing?

February 17,2018

Fishing for walleye and white bass is fair using spoons, blade baits and worms. Fishing for catfish is slow.


Directions from Albuquerque: I-40 East to Santa Rosa. Take exit 277, connecting with US 84 at east end of Santa Rosa. Drive South to junction of NM 203 and US 84. Turn West on NM 203 and go six miles to Sumner Lake. The distance from Santa Rosa to the lake is forty-two miles.