Re: Anybody fished Elephant Butte
it's been years ago for me, but that is the time of year that the stripers start schooling near the narrows. there are no ramps there but you should have no problem launching your boat from shore. if you launch at the park ramps it is about a 10 mile run to the narrows. there is another lake under the dam that is much smaller and fishes good for bass. launching at the park the butte has a lot of brush on the east side, about 2 miles, it is full of SMB and LMB. also watch for top water action out in the middle. those strippers get big down there, up to 50 lbs.
Ute is a lot of fun in nov but the weather can be bad, the last time i was there in nov it was 85 deg one day and 35 deg the next day, we froze our butts off and cut 3 days off our trip