Cochiti Lake

Sandoval - New Mexico


  • 181 catches

  • 249 followers

  • 2 spots

Cochiti Lake is an earthen fill dam located on the Rio Grande in Sandoval County. There are two public recreation areas on the lake, one on the west side of the lake at Cochiti Recreation Area and one on the east at Tetilla Peak Recreation Area. Other lan...

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Cochiti Lake Fishing Reports

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  1. one of four on the day all small

    Channel Catfish with a ckn liver

    1. john stimson 0
      all the shore line of this lake i have had catfish on the line if you have a boat try the mouth of the lake by the cliff rocks
    2. theo sower 0
      were is the best spot for catfish on this lake? i usually fish at abiquiu
    3. Delvin Lopez 0
      Great catches John!
    4. Chad Jaco 0
      Good pic John!!🎣
    5. Bryan Harper 0
      Nice!🎣🍻🤙
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  2. this one was 26 inch 9 # of fun

    Common Carp with a corn

    1. big one jumping behind you! go get it! haha
    2. Bryan Harper 0
      WTG John! Beauty! I bet that was fun!🎣🍻👊
    3. Chad Jaco 0
      Nice one John!!🎣
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  3. went looking for some big carp that got away last week .this cat was a fun fight

    Channel Catfish with a corn

    1. Bryan Harper 0
      Nice job John! 🎣👍
    2. Chad Jaco 0
      Nice cat John!!🎣
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  4. first fish of the year for me

    Smallmouth Bass with a Rapala CountDown Minnows

    1. Delvin Lopez 0
      Way to go John!
    2. Mason Coker 0
      Love this 👏❤
    3. Bryan Harper 0
      WTG John! WB Brother!🎣🍻👊
    4. Buddy Pierce 0
      real nice fish. great picture
    5. zack Stimson 0
      Good starter fish as long as the get bigger from there
    6. zack Stimson 0
      Good starter fish as long as the get bigger from there
    7. Chad Jaco 0
      Nice one John!!
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  5. the boat ramp is free of ice , a lot of floating logs in the water ,water temp is @ 41 degrees on 2 24 2020 , marked fish deep , no bites ,

    1. Kenneth Heath 0
      Last Sat. I caught 3 pike and 3 smallmouth, largest smallie was about 3lb., last Sunday I caught 4 pike, the largest was 31"
    2. john stimson 0
      good luck
    3. john stimson 0
      i fish the ones in corrals ,my son got one catfish up by the dam last monday
    4. Mike Blan 0
      Kenneth where are the clear ditches located in ABQ. I am going to head out to Cochiti this sat to see if i can at least get a bite !!
    5. Kenneth Heath 0
      Thanks John, I was hoping for a small lake at least.
    6. john stimson 0
      just the clear ditch and rivers
    7. Kenneth Heath 0
      Is there any place to go fishing in NM that isn't closed?
    8. john stimson 0
      water was dirty Kenneth
    9. Kenneth Heath 0
      Was the water dirty or clear?
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  6. hit the lake monday this was the only fight i got on the day , still a great day

    Softshell Turtle with a liver

    1. I caught 2 of the same turtle west of Corcoran
  7. my only catch of the day

    red slider with a liver

    1. Delvin Lopez 0
      summer is tough sometimes
    2. Capt Morris Campbell 0
      teenage mutant ninja!!!!!😂
    3. Noah Shapiro 0
      nice
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  8. my big fish of the day , water was muddy fishing was slow

    Common Carp with a corn

    1. Jimbo Harwood 0
      hahaha. alright buddy had to ask
    2. john stimson 0
      no Jimbo , just CPR
    3. Jimbo Harwood 0
      Yes it is!! lol. Nice catch John 👍 Do you eat them Carp?
    4. Bryan Harper 0
      Nice one John! 🎣🍻
    5. john stimson 0
      i agree Rob
    6. Florida Native 0
      a slow day fishing is better than any day doing something else
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  9. White Bass with a Blue Fox Classic Vibrax Spinners

  10. 6 # 10 oz for my big fish of the day

    Common Carp with a nightcrawler

    1. Jimbo Harwood 0
      Awesome pic buddy!! 👍👍 spending time with loved ones on the water 🎣🎣 NOTHING BETTER!!
    2. Bryan Folk 0
      Late to review John, but always nice to see you guys out there together! I swear you all must live out there as you seem to know this lake by the back of a carps ...more big bones.. whether by bank or boat 🙃 Nice pair!!
    3. Bryan Harper 0
      Nice pair John!🎣🎣🍻
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