Elephant Butte Reservoir Fishing Map

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Fishing Info for Elephant Butte Reservoir

Elephant Butte Reservoir is a reservoir on the southern part of the Rio Grande in the U.S. state of New Mexico, 5 miles (8.0 km) north of Truth or Consequences. The reservoir is the 84th largest man-made lake in the United States and the largest in New Mexico by total surface area and peak volume. It is the only place in New Mexico that one can find pelicans perched on or alongside the lake. There are also temporary US Coast Guard bases stationed at Elephant Butte. It is impounded by Elephant Butte Dam and is part of the largest state park in New Mexico, Elephant Butte Lake State Park. The reservoir is part of the Rio Grande Project to provide power and irrigation to south-central New Mexico and western Texas. It began to be filled in 1915 and 1916 and at highstand was the largest man-made lake in the world. The reservoir can hold 2,065,010 acre-feet (2.54715×109 m3) of water from a drainage of 28,900 square miles (74,850 km2). It provides irrigation to 178,000 acres (720 km2) of land. Fishing is a popular recreational activity on the reservoir, which contains striped bass, white bass, largemouth bass, crappie, walleye and catfish.

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Popular fish species in this lake include Crappie, Largemouth bass, Striped bass, Walleye and White bass.

Elephant Butte Reservoir Fishing Map Stats

TitleElephant Butte Reservoir
Sailing Clubs in this Chart region
Rio Grande Yacht Club
Nearby CitiesElephant Butte, Hot Springs Landing, Truth or Consequences, Williamsburg, Crocker, Engle, Las Palomas, Cutter, Caballo, Oasis
Area *7694.97 acres
Shoreline *82.00 miles
Min Longitude-107.21
Min Latitude33.15
Max Longitude-107.15
Max Latitude33.31
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* some Stats may include nearby/connecting waterbodies

Marine Wind Meteogram for Lake/Chart

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Date/TimeSpeed *Dir *
02/07 Tue 12:00AM8.6283.34
02/07 Tue 03:00AM4.77160.43
02/07 Tue 06:00AM3.52175.86
02/07 Tue 09:00AM3.44136.36
02/07 Tue 12:00PM7.69164.38
02/07 Tue 03:00PM9.71189.93
02/07 Tue 06:00PM7.9214.94
02/07 Tue 09:00PM8.48200.45
02/08 Wed 12:00AM7.78202.15
02/08 Wed 03:00AM3.71203.28
02/08 Wed 06:00AM1.68163.03
02/08 Wed 09:00AM1.3584.52
02/08 Wed 12:00PM1.6764.24
02/08 Wed 03:00PM1.7443.59
02/08 Wed 06:00PM2.252.56
02/08 Wed 09:00PM3.23130.03
02/09 Thu 12:00AM3.06187.03
02/09 Thu 03:00AM2.93100.31
02/09 Thu 06:00AM2.6787.72
02/09 Thu 09:00AM3.05110.15
02/09 Thu 12:00PM2.99117.53
02/09 Thu 03:00PM2.35164.94
02/09 Thu 06:00PM6.57171.01
02/09 Thu 09:00PM8.5201.82
02/10 Fri 12:00AM5.95200.8
02/10 Fri 03:00AM3.27187.36
02/10 Fri 06:00AM3.35207.35
02/10 Fri 09:00AM1.08235.24
02/10 Fri 12:00PM1.32230.55
02/10 Fri 03:00PM0.5318.3
02/10 Fri 06:00PM1.1327.01
02/10 Fri 09:00PM2.18355.97
* : UTC Timezone, Speed in meters per sec, and True Direction