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Quiet, gorgeous lake, offering camping and trout fishing.

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Peaceful - scenic - friendly

My wife and I spent a summer weekend here to see a concert - turned out to be a place we plan to come back to for more time. Lot's to see within an hours drive, lake for fishing... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 September 2016
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Nolensville, TN
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Nolensville, TN
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

My wife and I spent a summer weekend here to see a concert - turned out to be a place we plan to come back to for more time. Lot's to see within an hours drive, lake for fishing and boating, hiking, horses or just relaxing. We stayed in Taos, as we have an aversion to roughing it.

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Albuquerque
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

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

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Albuquerque
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 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 my must stop fishing and camp sites each year! !

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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 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

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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 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 was relatively slow. We did manage to catch a few perch and a nice size... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 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 places to eat. Stop at the Eagle Nest Fly Shack for fishing supplies and conditions.... More 

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Angel Fire, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 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 in the region. We have had some sub-par snow packs in the last several years,... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2014

We had to go to NM (from Colorado) for a wedding. I thought I would turn our trip into a fishing weekend as my partner and I both love to fish. The lake is severely low. So low that there is only one small area to access for shore fishing. It was very disheartening to realize New Mexico's Fish and... More 

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Angel Fire, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2014

Docks are in place, and the water has come up a little. New mexico has been under drought conditions for some time now, but eagle nest lake still has enough water to be enjoyable. I'm a fishing guide on the lake, and trips this year have been good ones.

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Somonauk, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2013

I did not see the campgrounds so I can not comment on that. I entered on the south end of the lake. The site was beautiful! Located at the base of a mountain, wildflowers plentiful, pelicans (yes pelicans!) on the huge lake and an easy hiking trail around the lake in a flat area. If you're looking for an easy,... More 

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