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Fishing through the ice!

Had a great weekend fishing through the ice. Caught a ton of perch! Beautiful views and well plowed... read more

Reviewed February 2, 2016
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Neat town near Eagle Nest Lake

Small town near Eagle Nest Lake surrounded by mountains and near Wheeler Peak the highest point in... read more

Reviewed October 8, 2015
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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Aug 11, 2018
“Enchanted Circle Feature Lake ”
Jul 30, 2018
“Eagles Nest Lake NM”
Quiet, gorgeous lake, offering camping and trout fishing.
42 Marina Ln, NM 87718
+1 575-377-1594
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Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Mountains, hiking, fishing, and boating describe the activities in this area. We enjoyed one of the cabins at the marina and took a boat out one beautiful morning. Golden eagles, bald eagles, Canadian geese were just a few of the dozens of species of birds...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 30, 2018

Quaint little village between Taos and Cimarron. It's been a while since I was there last in 2004. Other than the forest fire at Philmont Scout Ranch which did not affect the mountains around Eagles Nest and the lake water level being a lot lower...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank jrbbuildtx
Reviewed July 8, 2018

I guess if you fish, you might find this lake great but as we were not fishing, we looked for other ways to appreciate the lake. With a referral from the Gateway Museum (in downtown Eagle Nest) We hired Gary Bowen and it was such...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Katherine A E
Reviewed April 28, 2017

Camped in closest location to lake in their camping area. Problem, no access to the lake as the water level is so low. My campsite was not on the lake anymore, but about 1,000 yds away. BUT could not go directly to the lake, due...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank MN L
Reviewed February 2, 2016 via mobile

Had a great weekend fishing through the ice. Caught a ton of perch! Beautiful views and well plowed roads!

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank Timmm
Reviewed January 26, 2016 via mobile

This is the most beautiful area have had the pleasure of visiting in NM!! Fishing is wonderful each time I have taken my boat out. I believe the best part of this area is the people! ! Everyone is so friendly and helpful! One of...More

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank Harold A
Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

Small town near Eagle Nest Lake surrounded by mountains and near Wheeler Peak the highest point in New Mexico get place to get away

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank mountains74
Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I went to this lake to fish. we had heard about some rave reviews so we thought we'd give it a shot. This is one of those lakes where anyone can catch fish. the particular week we were there though the fishing...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Wesley M
Reviewed April 14, 2015

The Lake has really big pike which is awesome!!! While throwing big streamers with the fly rod for pike I also caught trout over 20 inches and larger Salmon. Very clean campgrounds and bathrooms. Also a small town, Eagle Nest, close by for supplies and...More

Date of experience: April 2015
4  Thank timurtiaga
Reviewed October 11, 2014

The lake is low. Very low. However, boats under 20' long can still launch. If you have a larger boat, either leave it home, or try another lake. As far as larger Northern New Mexico lakes, Eagle Nest lake offers some of the best fishing...More

Date of experience: October 2014
9  Thank turquoisetrout
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