Constructed in 1918 by ranchers Charles and Frank Springer for irrigation Eagle Nest Lake offers anglers excellent opportunities for Rainbow Trout and Kokanee Salmon fishing.
This 2200 acre lake is situated in high country Moreno Valley New Mexico adjacent to the village of Eagle Nest.
Only 15 minutes away is the ski and golf resort of Angel Fire, 30 minutes to Red River and 45 minutes from Taos, New Mexico and Taos Pueblo.
Anglers fishing the lake in July and August will enjoy a welcome relief from the summers heat in the flat lands of neighboring Oklahoma and Texas.
New Mexico Fly Fishing Tackle, Fly Shop and Camping and Hiking Gear. Regular visitors to the area are very familiar with the abundance of wildlife the area is noted for. Elk, Bear, Mule Deer and the occasional Bald Eagle are regularly seen by Eagle Nest Lake trout and salmon anglers.
Many choices of accommodations await. Nearby Monte Verde Ranch, campgrounds and motels in Angel Fire and Eagle Nest are convenient to the lake.
Treat yourself and family to the cool mountain air in northern New Mexico at Eagle Nest Lake for your next summer vacation.