NEWS


 

Exciting news! We are getting ready for a big fishing weekend with Labor Day around the corner. We will be stocking the ponds with over 1,000 lbs of 12-14' rainbow trout. Come join us for some great fishing Labor Day weekend!

Shady Lakes Restocked the Trout Ponds with BIG RAINBOW TROUT averaging 12"-20" on August 6th. & Shady Lakes stocked additional Bass & Bluegill June 20th! The bass stocked are 2-1/2 to 3 lbs. Fishermen are getting great hits and catches every day. Bass bluegill are biting on topwater plastics and worms.

We spent a fantastic Saturday here at Shady Lakes with Global Opportunities Unlimited and Kids Hooked on Fishing. The weather was great, the fish were cooperating and everyone had an amazing time. We are so glad that Shady Lakes can help provide such nature enriching experiences for our Albuquerque community.

We want to thank Earl Conway and Sun Country Outdoors for coming out to Shady Lakes to do a little pond management. It takes a village to keep our ponds one of the best kept bass & trout fishing ponds in all of the Albuquerque area!

Shady Lakes held their first Nature & Fishing Camp this summer with 20 of Albuquerque's nature loving kids! New Mexico Wildlife Federation, Prairie Dog Pals and Sandia Mountain Natural History Center all came out to volunteer their time and knowledge with the kids! Thank you to all that contributed to our amazing camp.

Just in time for the 4th of July weekend we are restocking one of our trout ponds! Keep in mind, we do have two trout ponds here at Shady Lakes. One is stocked and ready for an almost guaranteed catch and the other is for those more experienced fisherman that are looking for a little more of a challenge.

Shady Lakes stocked additional Bass & Bluegill June 20th! The bass stocked are 2-1/2 to 3 lbs. Fishermen are getting great hits and catches every day. Bass bluegill are biting on topwater plastics and worms. Trout pond was stocked with 12-16" rainbow trout on May 3rd. Restocking trout pond on July lst with up to 18" trout. Trophy trout caught...

Hayes Middle School came to visit Shady Lakes on Monday with a total of 26 people- everyone left with a beautiful rainbow trout. Cross of Hope came out Wednesday and spent the day immersing themselves in nature while grilling their tasty catches for lunch. Fermin Herrera shared some of his amazing catches (see photo on the left) on our Facebook...

Shady Lakes opened for the Spring Fishing Season April 5th, and the FISH ARE BITING! Shady Lakes restocked the trout pond May 3rd with 12"-16" rainbow trout! Catch and release large mouth bass and bluegill activity has been strong. Ron Jay caught two 8lb large mouth bass on opening weekend, and a 9lb was caught shortly thereafter! Great...