Ute Reservoir

New Mexico

Best Place to Fish & Boat

About Ute Reservoir

Fishing, water sports and more await at one of New Mexico’s longest lakes.

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Channel Catfish Channel Catfish

The Channel catfish is very highly regarded for its food and sports value. The Channel catfish is most abundant in the central part of U.S. and southern states.

Largemouth Bass Largemouth Bass

The largemouth bass is the most popular freshwater game fish in the U.S. Learn more about how you can identify a largemouth bass, where to catch it and what bait and lures to use.

White Bass White Bass

They are an excellent light tackle fish that will take a bait or lure readily.

Walleye Walleye

The walleye is a wide-ranging, North American species that occurs virtually everywhere on the mainland.

Smallmouth Bass Smallmouth Bass

The smallmouth bass is the second largest member of the sunfish family attaining a weight of almost 12 lb.

Black Crappie Black Crappie

Crappies are members of the sunfish and the black bass family. Black crappies can be found in large ponds and shallow areas of lakes.

Suggested Boat Ramps

Suggested Marinas

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Conservation Through Participation

You can help support and protect our aquatic natural resources by simply going fishing and boating. Buying a fishing license, respecting other anglers, practicing catch and release, being mindful of water conservation, keeping the environment around us clean and fishing responsibly are just some of the ways you can participate.

Responsible Fishing Starts With You

Learn more about how fish populations and habitats are managed, the connection between fishing and water quality, and the importance of fishing laws.