Colorado Fishing Destinations

Navajo Reservoir

Kelp Bass Northern Pike Smallmouth Bass and 2 more species

Navajo Reservoir is a popular fishing destination located in northern New Mexico. The reservoir is home to a variety of fish species, including smallmouth bass, northern pike, and yellow perch. Nearby activities include camping, hiking, and boating. Fishing tips include using jigs and live bait for smallmouth bass and fishing deeper waters for northern pike. The best time to visit is in the summer months of June through August, with average temperatures ranging from 80-90 degrees Fahrenheit. Get driving directions.

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Fish Species

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The kelp bass, a member of a large group of seabasses, which inhabit the eastern Pacific, is a robust fish ...

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The northern pike is a holarctic species, meaning that it occurs around the world in northern, or Arctic waters.

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There is no doubt that the smallmouth bass rivals the largemouth in popularity.

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Despite its common name, the white perch is actually a bass and a close relative of the white bass and ...

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The yellow perch, unlike the so-called white perch, Morone americana, is a true perch, not a bass.