Lake Agua Milpa Mexico Bass Fishing FAQ
Elevation of Lake Aguamilpa is 2,400 ft. above sea level. at full pool. The lake is approximately 55,000 acres.
Lake Agua Milpa is located on the Santiago River, in the Mexican state of Nayarit, approximately 112 miles west of Guadalajara and 105 north of Puerto Vallarta
The closest International Airport is Guadalajara or Puerto Vallarta. The closest airport to the lodge, with comercial airline service, is Tepic, Nayarit.
Ground transportation is available to the lodge from either International at a rate of $575.00 USD for round trip in a six passenger air conditioned suburban, a 2 1/2 hour scenic ride.
You can also fly to the Tepic airport on AeroCalifornia (800-237-6225) directly from Los Angeles or Mexicana (800-531-7921 ) or AeroMexico (800-237-6639) from Houston, Mexico City or Guadalajara. Mexicana has the best conncections from Houston - Guadalajara - Tepic. Ground transportation from Tecpic to the lodge is $85.00 per person round trip, a 45 minute ride.
A birth certificate and photo ID is all you will need for your Visa.
October 15th to November 25th daytime temperatures average between 72 and 85 degrees F. Evenings 65 to 70 F.
December 25th to February 25th expect daytime highs from 70 to 75 F and evenings 60 to 65 F.
February through April days 70 to 80 nights 65 to 70.
Bass Fishing Clothing
Always bring a rain suit. Shorts are fine when the weather permits. Always bring long pants and long sleeve shirts in case the mesquitos are around. polarized sun glasses, a good cap and sun block are a must.
Lake Aguamilpa Bass Fishing Tackle
Baitcasters spooled with 20 pound test line on medium to heavy action 6 to 7 foot rods are recommended.
Chugger and Zara Spooks in clear and chrome are good when the fish are feeding on the surface.
Shallow through deep diving crankbaits in chrome, chartreuse and crawfish are a good idea to bring along.
Soft plastic worms are the most productive. 4 through 12 inch in shad, red shad, tequila sunrise and black are usually good colors.
Check prior to leaving for best colors and lure types.
Eggs & ham, bacon toast, orange juice, milk and coffee.
Served on an island in the middle of the lake. Expect chicken fried steak, fried fish or chicken with potatoes and fixins or beef stew and rice.
Evening meals begin with a variety of wonderful soups. a 20 oz. t-bone steak, baked potato and vegetable. Grilled giant shrimp kabob rice and fixins. Fried frog legs and fixins. Mexican plate, fresh tomatoes and onions.
Every meal is prepared to absolute perfection. All meals are served with flour tortillas or fresh bread and your choice of beverage. All drinks are prepared from bottled water.
Desserts are usually cake, ice cream or flan(custard)
Nachos, Beer and Margaritas are served in your room in the evenings as you dress for dinner.
Expect to be fed like a King!
Bring your own table wine, scotch or bourbon.
Lake Agua Milpa Guides and Boats
Guides are all native to the lake. Many have as much as 14 years experience.
All bass fishing guides are always clean, neat and courteous every day.
Your guide will do his best every day from day break to dark to ensure you are on top of the biggest fish all the time.
The guides speak enough English to make you day go along smoothly.
Guides usually like to fish some of the time out of the back of the boat. At your option, they will not fish at all.
Boats are 17 to 20 foot fiberglass with 40 to 48 horsepower engines. They are plenty fast and smooth riding. They have lots of foot room and are equipped with swivel seats, trolling motors and fully charged batteries.
Lake Aguamilpa Trophy Fish Policy
It is the lodge's policy for no fish to be kept under 8 pounds and only one fish per person per day. Your big fish will be frozen and wrapped, if you request, but we encourage you to use fiberglass replicas. They last longer and you can't tell the difference. You will need your own ice chest if you will take your fish home.
References are available. If requested we will supply all you need.
Lake Aguamilpa Bass Fishing Season and Rates
Our season runs from November through April so book early.
4 nights 3 full days of fishing $1,395.00 USD includes lodging, meals, drinks, boat and guide (tipping extra)
No fishing on day of arrival.
Additional full day of fishing $275.00
Additional half day fishing $230.00
Pilots or non fishing guests $95.00
Uneven number of persons fishing Extra per day $85.00
3 day Federal Fishing Permit $38.00
Ground transportation from Tecpic to the lodge is $85.00 per person round trip, a 45 minute scenic ride.
Round trip(2 1/2 hr) ground transportation (4 pass. max) $595.00 payable in cash to driver
Guides - $15US per angler per day
Lake Agua Milpa Reservations and Payment
A 50% non-refundable deposit is required to hold any dates. Balance due 30 days prior to your arrival.
Our fishing season, November 1 - March 31, is short and lodge capacity limited so book your reservations early.