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Caballo Lake Fishing Guide

Caballo Lake, located on the Rio Grande in southern New Mexico, is a great place to fish for Bass, Large and Smallmouth, Striped Bass, White bass, Crappie, Bluegill, Catfish, Northern Pike, occasional Rainbow Trout and Walleye and it's one of the most popular sport in the County.

Caballo Lake, 24 miles of shoreline, is at an elevation of 4,447 ft, it's the fourth largest reservoir in New Mexico, has a surface area of more than 11,500 acres and is 18 miles long with a max depth of 78 feet deep when the lake is full.

Pease note Caballo Lake park is open daily to New Mexico residents only.

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Caballo Lake Photos

Popular Types of Fish at Caballo Lake

There's a wide variety of fish that is offered at the Caballo Lake such as Bass, Large and Smallmouth, Striped Bass, White bass, Crappie, Bluegill, Catfish, Northern Pike, occasional Rainbow Trout and Walleye.

 

Bass, Large and Smallmouth, Striped Bass, White bass, Crappie, Bluegill, Catfish,

Largemounth-bass-fish

Largemouth Bass

Smallmouth-Bass

Smallmouth Bass

Walleye

Walleye

Rainbow Trout Fish

Rainbow Trout

Northern-Pike

Northern Pike

Channel-Catfish

Channel Catfish

Bluegill-Fish

Bluegill

Black-Crappie-Fish

Crappie

Highly Recommended Bait, Tackle & Gear 

Directions to Caballo Lake

Location
Highway 187, Mile Markers 166-167

Directions:
Caballo Lake is about 60 Miles north of Las Cruces, New Mexico and approximately 16 miles south of Truth or Consequences.

To drive to Caballo Lake from Albuquerque< NM take I-25 South about 165 miles (16 miles south of Truth or Consequences) to Exit 63.  At the end of the ramp turn left onto NM 152 E and follow signs to the park entrance.