Elephant Butte Reservoir Fish Species: Designated warm water fishery. Largemouth bass, catfish, walleye, flathead and channel catfish, crappie, black, smallmouth, white and striped bass and bluegill.
Wal-Mart in T-or-C and Lil’ Abners just outside of Caballo
or online at NM Game & Fish
Photo above right: New Mexico Chief of Staff, Johnny Montoya, of Santa Fe, NM. and his 38 lb, 2 oz, (39 1/2″ long) Striped Bass beauty caught on March 14, 2012. Permission: Rio Grande Guide Service, Billy Jack Miller – Fishing Guide. Visit Website
Visit the websites of Chamber members for more photos and for a description of the fish you might expect to catch in Elephant Butte Lake.