Farmington and the Four Corners area is home to endless recreational possibilities, including waters for the fishing trip of a lifetime. With an array of waters for you to choose from, active families and outdoor adventurers alike are sure to find their fishing preference with all of the wonderful and scenic waters of the Four Corners area. With the San Juan River and Animas River nearby, there are few places in the country with better fly fishing opportunities than Farmington, NM. Options prevail for anglers, fly and reel fishers, Farmington and the surrounding areas should make any fisher’s “must fish” list, as our waters are popular with anglers from across the globe.
The Four Corners region is home to fishing holes of all kinds and holds plenty of adventures waiting to be explored. While the San Juan River tops the “must fish” list, the area has several lakes and rivers, each providing a unique and memorable fishing trip experience!
436 Hwy 170, Farmington, NM
In response to COVID-19, the Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department (EMNRD) is closing all New Mexico State Parks effective Monday, March 16, 2020.
Jackson Lake is a popular fishing, kayaking and wildlife viewing spot with locals. The lake sits amidst 840 acres of the Jackson Lake Wildlife Area.
Main Street/NM 516, Farmington, NM
Lake Farmington offers outdoor lovers a variety of adventures within the city limits! The lake is open year-round for fishing and camping, and seasonally for boating and swimming. Visit The Beach at Lake Farmington for swimming and make time to explore the mountain biking, hiking, and horseback riding trails. Bird watching is also a popular activity at Lake Farmington. A variety of hummingbirds, eagles, hawks, and heron frequent this city oasis.
221 Highway 511 Blanco, NM
Enjoy a day of catch and release fly fishing along this privately owned section of the San Juan River. Make time to explore the disc golf course and art gallery!
1448 NM 511 NBU #6 Navajo Dam, NM 87419
505-632-3245 or 800-582-5687
In response to COVID-19, the Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department (EMNRD) is closing all New Mexico State Parks effective Monday, March 16, 2020. The Marina office, store, boat rentals, restaurant, and other facilities will remain closed during the closure. The State Parks boat ramps, campgrounds, and other facilities are also closed. Slipholders and anyone needing to do so may contact the Marina office by calling 505-632-3245.
Navajo Lake State Park Navajo Dam, NM 87419
The Navajo Lake kokanee salmon season runs from October 1 to December 31. It's no secret that anglers from across the world visit Navajo Lake State Park every year for the world-class fly-fishing found along the San Juan River at the base of Navajo Dam. But did you know that outdoorsman flock to Navajo Lake every fall for the special kokanee salmon snagging season?
402 Taos, Farmington, NM
Morgan Lake, Cutter Reservoir and Whiskey Lake, managed by the Navajo Nation, are just a few of the lakes located on Navajo land that are popular with anglers.
PO Box 6340, Navajo Lake, NM
505-632-3721 or 800-866-2719