Cochiti Lake

Current Temperature:
61°

Est Water Temperature:
74° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
30.27 (High)

Wind Speed:
North-West at 03 Knots (3 MPH)

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Cochiti Lake
National Pro Reports

Keystone Lake, OK
2014-07-14
I have been regularly fishing Keystone for striped Bass for about four weeks right now. The trips I have been doing are very early morning trips, and they have been producing good numbers of Stripers ... [more]

-Steve Carroll

Old Hickory Lake, TN
2014-07-11
This past week has been pretty typical for Old Hickory in July. We have had some good days but mixed in with those good days are the days the fish make us work. Every year around now the fish seem to ... [more]

-Ian Huey

New Mexico Reports

Cochiti Lake General Information
Welcome to FishingNotes.com Cochiti Lake fishing report page. Here you will find all the information you need to make the best decisions for today's fishing. Current weather including air temperature, barometric pressure, wind speed and direction are continuously updated throughout the day. Vital fishing information for Cochiti Lake, including mean water temperature and moon phase. Help in choosing what time to hit the water with daily sunrise and sunset times plus moon rise and moon set times. We would love to hear how your fishing trip went, feel free to share your days success on the community report page. Good luck and we hope you catch a full bag today!

Cochiti Lake is located in Sandoval County, New Mexico and within the boundaries of the Pueblo de Cochiti Nation on the Rio Grande about 50 miles upstream from Albuquerque. Cochiti Dam is one of the four Corps of Engineers projects for flood and sediment control on the Rio Grande, operating in conjunction with Abiquiu, Galisteo and Jemez Canyon Dams. Cochiti Lake offers two public recreation areas for your enjoyment; the Cochiti Recreation Area on the west side of the lake and the Tetilla Peak Recreation on the east side. Each recreation area has a boat ramp for launching vessels. A visitor center is open to the public near the Park Headquarters. Scenic overlooks are on both sides of the lake. Tetilla Peak Recreation Area is open April - October while Cochiti is opened year-round. [Cochiti Lake. www.nwk.usace.army.mil, 01/26/2008]
State:
New Mexico

County:
Sandoval

Inpoundment Type:
Lake

Surface Area (acres):
0

Lake Management:
State Park

Latitude:
35.633015

Longitude:
-106.313489

Water Clarity:


Water Temp Factors:


Maximum Depth (ft):


Normal Elevation (ft):
0

Boat Access:
Paved Ramps

Boat Limits:
Trolling Only

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Cochiti Lake Community Fishing Reports


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Cochiti Lake Largemouth Bass Fishing

[ Largemouth Bass Info ]
Cochiti Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
   3.4/5
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Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
74 degrees in in the largemouth bass prime water temperature range and fishing should be good right now. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the largemouth bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day. This is a great time of year to be on the water.
Cochiti Lake Smallmouth Bass Fishing

[ Smallmouth Bass Info ]
Cochiti Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
   2.7/5
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Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass fishing is going to be pretty slow at this water temperature. Bass will typically start moving much slower and feeding less aggressive until the water temperature starts to get back down to comfortable levels. When the water temperature is up this high, get out fishing early and late and cast in the shallows. When the sun is up it will be time to get out into deeper water, try fishing some drop offs and deep channel bends.
Cochiti Lake Crappie Fishing

[ Crappie Info ]
Cochiti Lake Crappie Rating:
   2.9/5
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Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Crappie prefer this water temperature and will be actively feeding and staying in solid patterns. Baitfish are more active and schooling in all parts of the lake in this water temperature.
Cochiti Lake Walleye Fishing

[ Walleye Info ]
Cochiti Lake Walleye Rating:
   2.8/5
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Cochiti Lake Catfish Fishing

[ Catfish Info ]
Cochiti Lake Catfish Rating:
   3.3/5
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Catfish Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The entire catfish family is very active and actively feeding in this water temperature. All catfish including blue catfish, flathead and channel catfish will be looking for their next meal. Itís perfect time to get on the water and fill the freezer. Good luck out there.
Cochiti Lake Spotted Bass Fishing

[ Spotted Bass Info ]
Cochiti Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
   2.9/5
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Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Spotted bass fishing is going to be pretty slow at this water temperature. Bass will typically start moving much slower and feeding less aggressive until the water temperature starts to get back down to comfortable levels. When the water temperature is up this high, get out fishing early and late and cast in the shallows. When the sun is up it will be time to get out into deeper water, try fishing some drop offs and deep channel bends.
Cochiti Lake White Bass Fishing

[ White Bass Info ]
Cochiti Lake White Bass Rating:
   3/5
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Cochiti Lake Trout Fishing

[ Trout Info ]
Cochiti Lake Trout Rating:
   3/5
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- There are NO Lake Trout, just browns and very few rainbows
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Cochiti Lake Solar and Lunar Conditions
Current Lunar Fishing Tip:
The crescent moon will have better gravitational pull than a gibbous or half moon. However the affects of the moons gravitational will be decreased since the sun and moon aren't pulling in conjunction with one another. It's time to pay close attention to the other fishing factors in the weather to make the best decision for hitting the water.
Sunrise:
06:15 MST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
20:07 MST







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