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Shady Lakes Trout & Bass Fishing

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Open soon: beauty, birding, fishing, picnicking

Opening before the end of March, Shady Lakes is known to locals as a unique place in the region for... read more

Reviewed March 17, 2019
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Albuquerque's Hidden Oasis

Nestled along the Rio Grande in Albuquerque's North Valley is one of the most beautiful places in... read more

Reviewed March 11, 2019
Cassidy Z
Corrales, New Mexico
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Mar 17, 2019
“Open soon: beauty, birding, fishing, picnicking”
Mar 11, 2019
“Albuquerque's Hidden Oasis”
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11033 4th St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114-2426
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Reviewed March 17, 2019 via mobile

Opening before the end of March, Shady Lakes is known to locals as a unique place in the region for it’s beauty, sure-to-catch fishing, and great birding (especially if you’re early through the gate to see water birds before they’re disturbed by the fishers.) It’s...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank mindajs
Reviewed March 11, 2019

Nestled along the Rio Grande in Albuquerque's North Valley is one of the most beautiful places in the city: Shady Lakes! I have been coming to fish since I was a child and it is one of my favorite places in New Mexico. The Sandia...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Cassidy Z
Reviewed February 13, 2019

Beautiful setting for a wedding ceremony just gorgeous. Clean and no litter anywhere. Did not know this place was even here we will be back

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Butterflyp58
Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

I've been going to Shady Lakes for well over 20 years. I caught fish there during Elementary School field trips and later on in life it enjoyed catching bass and bluegill in the larger ponds. Shady Lakes has been owned by the same family for...More

Date of experience: April 2017
7  Thank 1runner505
Reviewed October 10, 2016

Really a glorious setting if you visit when the pond lilies are blooming...end if May thru July-ish. Can fish for a fee (also they charge by the inch for trout or you can catch n release bass)...small fee per person for picnicing or artist painting...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank _mangiabella_jc
Reviewed September 23, 2016

I am soooooooooooooo sorry that Shady Lakes is closing. It is a hidden diamond for the Albuquerque area. We have a lot of wonderful family memories from teaching our children to fish to now teaching our grandchildren. Best wishes

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank Janice J
Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

My 18 year old son loves to fish. The rest of us not as much. Shady Lakes was beautiful and a wonderful experience for all 4 of us. Loved that it is run by one amazingly energetic person that you can tell her main goal...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Mandy F
Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

My son is fishing and I am enjoying the beautiful area, sitting on a picnic table in the shade under a GIANT tree. Very beautiful place to spend a hot summer afternoon! Signs say this will be their last year, so please come! It has...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank COWendi
Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

It's a private set of ponds that are stocked. I didn't fish I just watched my granddaughter fish, just the expression on her face when she caught the fish just made my day. There is a fee to get in then another charge on the...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank itsjustmesandra
Reviewed March 22, 2015

I took my 6 year old daughter there to try her hand at fishing. The location is private so it does not require a state fishing license. You pay around $7 per fisher and around $4 per non-fisher and then the trout ponds are a...More

Date of experience: March 2015
5  Thank EduardoC1811
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