UNSAFE ICE: EAGLE NEST LAKE CLOSED TO ICE FISHING

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EAGLE NEST, NM — Eagle Nest Lake has been closed to ice fishing because of recent warm weather and winds that caused rapidly deteriorating ice conditions, the Department of Game and Fish and New Mexico State Parks announced Monday.

Although the lake is still partially covered, the ice is getting soft and soon will begin breaking up. Eagle Nest Lake State Park remains open and fishing will be allowed from the shore in areas with open water. Anglers are advised to contact the state park for current fishing and ice conditions at (575) 377-1594.
For information about fishing in northeastern New Mexico, please contact the Department of Game and Fish in Raton at (505) 445-2311.