September 18, 2019


Monte Verde Lake

Angel Fire Resort’s Monte Verde Lake is stocked several times throughout the summer with trout. Equipment and bait are available at the lake. Paddle boats and rowboats are also available.


Open 7 days a week from 6:00 am to 8:00 pm. Everyone must check-in at the Lake Office to receive fishing permit. State fishing license not needed. Bait and tackle for rent at Lake Office. Horseshoes and tables are available. Alcohol prohibited. To find out how the fish are biting you can contact the lake personnel directly at 505-377-9971.

Fishing Fees

  • Adults: $25.00
  • Seniors 70 & Up: $12.50
  • Children 12 & Under: $12.50

Paddle Boat Rentals

  • $20.00/hour

Row Boat Rentals

  • $20.00/hour

Angel Fire Resort’s Olympic Park

Angel Fire Resort’s Olympic Park Lake is a small private lake in Olympic Park. It has tennis courts, basketball courts, a baseball field and a nice area for picnics.

Eagle Nest Lake

Eagle Nest Lake is 2,200 acre lake 9 miles from Angel Fire and boasts some of the finest trophy fishing for rainbow trout and kokanee salmon in the Southwest. Fishing is excellent in open water or through the ice for 14 inch and bigger rainbows. Eagle Nest Lake is stocked on a regular basis. Restrictions are: no alcohol, campfires, unleashed pets, dam access or camping. Improvements to be made to the north end of the lake include: 2 parking lots, 35 foot 2-lane boat ramp, grass beltway, improved shoreline access, new permanent boat dock, picnic area, permanent tiolet facilities, fish cleaning station and fishing piers.

Cimarron Canyon offers some of the finest fly fishing in the West for rainbow and brown trout. Private lakes are hidden among our mountains, some offer guides and lodging packages.

AAA Outfitters

505-377-6966 (Phone)
505-377-2999 (Phone/Fax)

Guide and Outfitter for all your hunting and fishing needs. NM Outfitter #O-00175.

Eagle Nest Marina

505-377-6941 (Phone)
505-377-2799 (Winter)
505-377-3543 (Fax)

Bait and tackle sales, fishing licenses and guided trips. Pontoon boat fishing and sight seeing. Boat rentals and sales.

High Country Fishing Tours

505-377-6424 (Phone)
505-377-6016 (Phone)

Pontoon boat fishing and sight seeing.

Sundance Flyfishing Co.

505-377-3213 (Phone)

Guiding and outfitting expeditions for flyfishing. World class drift boat, wading river and float tube lake services. Free flycasting clinics, flyshop. #4 Village Center on North Angel Fire Road.