Prior to fishing at these lakes, make sure that you have the appropriate licenses and are familiar with the governing agency's fishing regulations for that particular lake.

New Mexico Regulations

New Mexico Game and Fish
Navajo Nation Department of Fish and Wildlife
(928) 871-6451
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  • Morgan Lake (Map #6)

    Morgan Lake covers 1,200 acres and is managed by the Navajo Nation. The lake is used to provide cooling for the Arizona Public Service Company Power Plant. Temperatures can reach 100 degrees in the summer, so fishing is more popular during the winter months.
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    Boating, water skiing, wind surfing, and fishing.


    Boat Ramp
    Boat ramp and docking pier is accessible via a dirt road off of Navajo Route 36 or Power Plant Road. Camping is not permited at the lake.


    • A valid Navajo Nation watercraft permit and decal is required to operate any watercraft.
    • A valid fishing license from Navajo Nation Department of Fish and Wildlife.


    A valid Navajo Fish and Wildlife Department fishing licenses required. Fishing is permitted year round. The lake is stocked with channel catfish, largemouth bass, bluegill, and carp. The lake is managed as a quality fishery and has special regulations for bass:
    • No fish between 12 and 17 inches may be kept.
    • Bass under 12 inches or over 17 inches maybe kept.
    • The daily bag and possession limits for bass has been reduced to four (4) fish.

    Fishing License

    Navajo Nation Department of Fish and Wildlife
    (928) 871-6451

    Water Recreation

    Water Skiing
    Wind Surfing
    Water skiing and wind surfing are popular. A boat ramp and dock is accessible on the north side of the lake. There is no motor size limit for boats on Morgan Lake.