Weekly Fishing & Stocking Report

This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and New Mexico Department of Game & Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Need a license? Click Here to buy online.

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Tuesday 8-30-216

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Catch of the Week

Pecos River, rainbow trout, New Mexico Game and Fish weekly fishing report 08-30-2016 Catch of the WeekHopewell Lake: Lawrence Lopez of Albuquerque caught a 20-inch rainbow trout Aug 28. His wife Ida caught a 19-inch rainbow. They were both using brown wooly buggers.

Pecos River: Jessica Heras of Albuquerque caught a 20-inch rainbow trout Aug. 27. She was using a bead-head, pheasant tail nymph. Carlos Zamora of Belen caught a 20-inch rainbow trout Aug 28. He was using salmon eggs.

Quemado Lake: Shawn Molina, 9, of Seboyeta caught a 22-inch rainbow trout Aug 28. He was using salmon eggs.

Seven Springs Brood Pond: Grace LeClaire-Trujillo, 4, of Alcalde caught a 20.5-inch rainbow trout Aug 27. She was using PowerBait. Julian Sierra, 5, of Albuquerque caught a 19.75-inch rainbow trout Aug 27. He was using salmon eggs.

Ute Lake: Chris Pierce of Amarillo caught and released a 4.72-pound largemouth bass Aug 28. He was using a top water frog.

The following came in too late for last week’s report but we felt it was definitely worth mentioning:

Roswell Kids Pond: Manuel Sosa, 7, caught a big channel catfish Aug 20. He was using catfish bait.

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Northwest

Abiquiu Lake: Fishing was slow to fair using top water lures, swim baits, tubes, senkos and curly tail grubs for smallmouth bass. Most of the bass were small. Fishing for walleye was slow but a few small fish were caught by anglers using bottom bouncer, night crawler rigs and crank baits. We had no other reports.

Animas River: Water flow near Aztec on Monday morning was 487 cfs. We had no reports from anglers this week.

Albuquerque Area Drains: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Bluewater Lake: Fishing was reported as excellent by Nicole Schukis of Albuquerque this past Saturday. She and her husband caught and released five tiger muskies ranging in size from 14 to 38 inches. They were using 3-inch Storm swim baits. We had no other reports.

Brazos River: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Canjilon Lakes: Closed by the U.S. Forest Service until further notice due to danger from falling trees. The lakes will not reopen in 2016.

Chama River: Monday morning water flows below El Vado and Abiquiu were 797 cfs and 539 cfs respectively. Fishing below El Vado was fair using wooly buggers, weighted muddler minnows, night crawlers and PowerBait for brown, cutthroat and rainbow trout.

Cochiti Lake: Fishing was fair using top water lures, jerk baits, tubes, swim baits and jigs for smallmouth bass and largemouth bass. Fishing was fair using crank baits, jigs and curly tail grubs for white bass. Fishing was fair to good using cut bait, catfish blood bait and liver for catfish. We had no other reports.

El Vado Lake: Fishing was fair using spinners, small crank baits and worms for small smallmouth bass. We had no other reports.

Fenton Lake: Fishing was slow from the bank but good for anglers fishing from float tubes. They were using Kastmasters, spinners and flies and catching a mixed bag of rainbow and brown trout.

Heron Lake: Fishing was slow to fair using corn and PowerBait for rainbow trout and an occasional kokanee. The best areas were the Ridge Rock area and in Piedra Cove. We had no other reports.

Jackson Lake: Fishing was slow for all species.

Jemez Waters: Stream flow on the Jemez River near Jemez Springs on Monday morning was 25 cfs. Fishing on the Jemez was fair using copper John Barrs, worms and salmon eggs for trout. Fishing on the Cebolla was good using ants, beetles, copper John Barrs and worms for rainbow trout. Fishing on the East Fork was good using ants, elk hair caddis and small spinners for brown trout.    We had no reports on other streams in the area.

Laguna Del Campo: Fishing was slow to fair using PowerBait and Pistol Petes under a bubble for trout.

Lake Farmington: We had no reports from anglers this week. Nonmotorized watercraft are now allowed on Lake Farmington. Fees are $50 for the season or $5 daily.

Manzano Lake: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Navajo Lake: Fishing was good using senkos, swim baits, tubes, jigs, top water lures, crank baits, jerk baits and spinners for smallmouth bass and largemouth bass. Fishing was good using swim baits, top water lures and spinner baits for northern pike. Fishing was fair trolling Arnies, Kokanee Killers and Double Whammies tipped with corn behind dodgers and beer cans for kokanee. We had no other reports.

San Gregorio Lake: Fishing was slow.

San Juan River: Stream flow as of Monday morning was 490 cfs. Fishing through the quality waters section was good using zebra midges, RS2s, black foam wing emergers, San Juan worms, fore and afts, small bead-head pheasant tail nymphs, root beers and crystal flash midges. Good midge hatches were still coming off in the midafternoon and through the evening hours. Fishing through the bait section was good using spinners, night crawlers, wooly buggers, copper John Barrs, San Juan worms, jerk baits, PowerBait and salmon eggs for trout.

Seven Springs Brood Pond: Fishing was good using PowerBait, salmon eggs, worms, Kastmasters and Super Dupers for trout.

Tingley Beach: Fishing at the Central and Youth Ponds was slow to fair with just a few catfish and bluegill caught by anglers using worms. We had no reports from the Bob Gerding Catch and Release Pond.

Trout Lakes: Fishing was good using PowerBait, garlic cheese, streamers and small spoons for trout. Brothers, Andrew and Mike Lente of Isleta caught rainbow trout ranging from 15 to 19.75 inches over the weekend. They were using a green sparkle PowerBait.

Northeast

Charette Lakes: Fishing was fair using worms under a bobber, PowerBait and black with yellow dots, Panther Martin lures for trout. Fishing was good using worms for perch.

Clayton Lake: Fishing was fair using liver and night crawlers for catfish. Fishing was slow to fair using PowerBait and worms for trout. We had no other reports.

Cimarron River: Stream flow below Eagle Nest on Monday was 15 cfs. Fishing was good using elk hair caddis flies, San Juan worms, bead-head, hare’s ear nymphs, small emerger patterns, worms and salmon eggs for trout. Fishing at the Gravel Pit Lakes was fair to good using Pistol Petes, PowerBait, worms and spinners for trout.

Conchas Lake: Fishing was good using soft swim baits, top water lures, creature baits, senkos and tubes for smallmouth bass and largemouth bass. Fishing was good using jigs and curly tail grubs for white bass. Fishing was fair to good using liver, night crawlers and cut bait for catfish. Fishing was fair to good using worms for bluegill. We had no other reports.

Cowles Ponds: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Coyote Creek: Fishing was fair to good using PowerBait for trout.

Eagle Rock Lake: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Eagle Nest Lake: Fishing from boats was good using Platte River specials tipped with PowerBait for trout. Fishing for perch was very good for anglers using worms. Fishing for kokanee and northern pike was slow. The 24th Annual Fish Fest will be held Sept. 17-25. For more information, call 575-377-6941.

Gallinas River: Fishing was fair to good using salmon eggs, San Juan worms, PowerBait and worms for trout.

Hopewell Lake: Trout fishing was good using Kastmasters, wooly buggers and Pistol Petes.

Lake Alice: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Lake Maloya: Fishing was sporadic with a few trout caught by anglers using Pistol Petes and PowerBait. Anglers using worms and salmon eggs reported catching several small perch.

Los Pinos River: Fishing was good using San Juan worms, copper John Barrs, Panther Martins, Fisher Chick spinners and worms for trout.

Maxwell Lake 13: Fishing was slow to fair using jigs for bass, Kastmasters and spinners for trout and cut bait and worms for catfish.

Monastery Lake: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Morphy Lake: Fishing for trout was sporadic at best with a few limits and several zeroes this past week. Best bait was PowerBait.

Pecos River: Stream flow on Monday was 53 cfs. Trout fishing was good using prince nymphs, bead-head pheasant tail nymphs, San Juan worms, bead-head, hare’s ear nymphs, Panther Martins, Mepps, PowerBait, salmon eggs and worms.

Red River: Stream flow below the hatchery on Monday was 59 cfs. Fishing was good using copper John Barrs, San Juan worms, worms and salmon eggs for trout.

Red River City Ponds: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Rio Costilla: Stream flow near Costilla on Monday morning was 53 cfs. We had no reports from anglers this week.

Rio Grande: Stream flow on Monday at the Taos Junction Bridge was 220 cfs. Fishing was fair to good using poundmeisters, wooly buggers, Kastmasters, Super Dupers, PowerBait and night crawlers for trout. Fishing was fair using streamers and small jerk baits for smallmouth bass. We had no other reports.

Rio Hondo: Stream flow near Valdez on Monday was 24 cfs. Fishing was fair to good using elk hair caddis flies, poundmeisters and worms for trout.

Rio Pueblo: Stream flow near Penasco on Monday was 8.4 cfs. We had no reports from anglers this week.

Santa Barbara River: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Santa Cruz Reservoir: Fishing was slow to fair using PowerBait, Kastmasters and Fisher Chick spinners for trout.

Shuree Ponds: Fishing was fair using Pistol Petes under a bobber for trout.

Springer Lake: Fishing was slow for all species.

Storrie Lake: Fishing was slow for all species.

Stubblefield Lake: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Ute Lake: Fishing was good using top water lures, spinner baits, creature baits and tubes for smallmouth bass and largemouth bass. Fishing was good using stink bait, hot dogs and night crawlers for catfish. Fishing was good vertical jigging for white bass. Fishing for walleye was slow. The surface water temp was in the mid 70s.

Winsor Creek: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Southwest

Alumni Pond: Fishing was slow for all species.

Bear Canyon Lake: Fishing was slow for all species.

Bill Evans Lake: Fishing was fair using worms and liver for catfish. Fishing was fair to good using black plastic worms for small largemouth bass. A few bluegill were caught by anglers using worms. We had no other reports.

Caballo Lake: Fishing was fair using homemade dough bait and liver for catfish. We had no other reports.

Elephant Butte Lake: Fishing was good using crank baits, jerk baits, top water lures and curly tail grubs for white bass. Fishing was fair to good using tubes, swim baits, senkos, creature baits, crank baits and jerk baits smallmouth bass and largemouth bass. Fishing was fair to good using chicken liver, crawdads, hot dogs, night crawlers and shrimp for catfish. We had no other reports. The surface water temp was in the high 70s.

Escondida Lake: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Gila River: Stream flow as of Monday morning was 85 cfs. Fishing was slow to fair using small, dark colored, bead-head nymphs for trout.

Glenwood Pond: Fishing was good using PowerBait for trout.

Lake Roberts: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Percha Dam: Fishing was slow for all species.

Quemado Lake: Fishing was slow with just one trout caught by an angler using salmon eggs.

Rio Grande: Stream flow below Elephant Butte as of Monday morning was 1,170 cfs. Fishing below Elephant Butte was fair using spinners and grubs for white bass and an occasional walleye. Fishing was good using worms, liver, hot dogs and night crawlers for catfish. We had no other reports.

Snow Lake: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Young Pond: Fishing was slow for all species.

Southeast

Alto Lake: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Bataan Lake: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Black River: Stream flow above Malaga on Monday was 9.1 cfs. Fishing was slow for all species.

Blue Hole Park Pond: Fishing was slow for all species.

Bonito Lake: Closed until further notice by the city of Alamogordo due to fire damage.

Bosque Redondo Lake: Fishing was slow to fair using liver, shrimp and night crawlers for catfish. We had no other reports.

Bottomless Lakes: Fishing was slow for all species.

Brantley Lake: Anglers are required to catch and release all fish here as high levels of pesticides have been found in some fish. Fishing was very good using buzz baits, crank baits, worms, senkos, tubes and creature baits for largemouth bass. Fishing was good using crank baits, spinners, top water lures and grubs for white bass.

Carlsbad Municipal Lake: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Chaparral Park Lake: Fishing was slow for all species.

El Rito Creek: Fishing was fair to good using cheese, salmon eggs, worms and PowerBait for trout. We had no other reports.

Eunice Lake: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Green Meadow Lake: We had no reports from anglers this week

Greene Acres Lake: Fishing was slow for all species.

Grindstone Reservoir: Fishing was slow to fair using worms, corn, PowerBait and salmon eggs for trout. A few small catfish were caught by anglers using worms. Fishing for all other species was slow.

Jal Lake: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Lake Van: Fishing was slow but there were a few catfish caught by anglers using hot dogs, worms and homemade dough bait.

Oasis Park Lake: Fishing was slow to fair using cut bait and blood baits for catfish. We had no other reports.

Pecos River: Stream flow below Sumner Lake as of Monday morning was 91 cfs. We had no reports from anglers.

Perch Lake: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Ruidoso River: Stream flow at Hollywood on Monday was 8.9 cfs. Fishing was slow to fair using salmon eggs and small, copper, John Barrs for trout.

Santa Rosa Lake: Fishing was fair using tubes, jigs, curly tail grubs, top water lures and crank baits for smallmouth bass and largemouth bass. Fishing was good using chicken liver, cut bait and shrimp for catfish. Fishing was slow to fair using grubs, minnows, jigs and crank baits for small walleye.

Sumner Lake: Fishing was good using crank baits, tubes, crawdad imitations and swim baits in the coves for smallmouth bass and largemouth bass. We had no other reports.


Northwest

Abiquiu Lake: Fishing was slow to fair using top water lures, swim baits, tubes, senkos and curly tail grubs for smallmouth bass. Most of the bass were small. Fishing for walleye was slow but a few small fish were caught by anglers using bottom bouncer, night crawler rigs and crank baits. We had no other reports.

Animas River: Water flow near Aztec on Monday morning was 487 cfs. We had no reports from anglers this week.

Albuquerque Area Drains: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Bluewater Lake: Fishing was reported as excellent by Nicole Schukis of Albuquerque this past Saturday. She and her husband caught and released five tiger muskies ranging in size from 14 to 38 inches. They were using 3-inch Storm swim baits. We had no other reports.

Brazos River: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Canjilon Lakes: Closed by the U.S. Forest Service until further notice due to danger from falling trees. The lakes will not reopen in 2016.

Chama River: Monday morning water flows below El Vado and Abiquiu were 797 cfs and 539 cfs respectively. Fishing below El Vado was fair using wooly buggers, weighted muddler minnows, night crawlers and PowerBait for brown, cutthroat and rainbow trout.

Cochiti Lake: Fishing was fair using top water lures, jerk baits, tubes, swim baits and jigs for smallmouth bass and largemouth bass. Fishing was fair using crank baits, jigs and curly tail grubs for white bass. Fishing was fair to good using cut bait, catfish blood bait and liver for catfish. We had no other reports.

El Vado Lake: Fishing was fair using spinners, small crank baits and worms for small smallmouth bass. We had no other reports.

Fenton Lake: Fishing was slow from the bank but good for anglers fishing from float tubes. They were using Kastmasters, spinners and flies and catching a mixed bag of rainbow and brown trout.

Heron Lake: Fishing was slow to fair using corn and PowerBait for rainbow trout and an occasional kokanee. The best areas were the Ridge Rock area and in Piedra Cove. We had no other reports.

Jackson Lake: Fishing was slow for all species.

Jemez Waters: Stream flow on the Jemez River near Jemez Springs on Monday morning was 25 cfs. Fishing on the Jemez was fair using copper John Barrs, worms and salmon eggs for trout. Fishing on the Cebolla was good using ants, beetles, copper John Barrs and worms for rainbow trout. Fishing on the East Fork was good using ants, elk hair caddis and small spinners for brown trout.    We had no reports on other streams in the area.

Laguna Del Campo: Fishing was slow to fair using PowerBait and Pistol Petes under a bubble for trout.

Lake Farmington: We had no reports from anglers this week. Nonmotorized watercraft are now allowed on Lake Farmington. Fees are $50 for the season or $5 daily.

Manzano Lake: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Navajo Lake: Fishing was good using senkos, swim baits, tubes, jigs, top water lures, crank baits, jerk baits and spinners for smallmouth bass and largemouth bass. Fishing was good using swim baits, top water lures and spinner baits for northern pike. Fishing was fair trolling Arnies, Kokanee Killers and Double Whammies tipped with corn behind dodgers and beer cans for kokanee. We had no other reports.

San Gregorio Lake: Fishing was slow.

San Juan River: Stream flow as of Monday morning was 490 cfs. Fishing through the quality waters section was good using zebra midges, RS2s, black foam wing emergers, San Juan worms, fore and afts, small bead-head pheasant tail nymphs, root beers and crystal flash midges. Good midge hatches were still coming off in the midafternoon and through the evening hours. Fishing through the bait section was good using spinners, night crawlers, wooly buggers, copper John Barrs, San Juan worms, jerk baits, PowerBait and salmon eggs for trout.

Seven Springs Brood Pond: Fishing was good using PowerBait, salmon eggs, worms, Kastmasters and Super Dupers for trout.

Tingley Beach: Fishing at the Central and Youth Ponds was slow to fair with just a few catfish and bluegill caught by anglers using worms. We had no reports from the Bob Gerding Catch and Release Pond.

Trout Lakes: Fishing was good using PowerBait, garlic cheese, streamers and small spoons for trout. Brothers, Andrew and Mike Lente of Isleta caught rainbow trout ranging from 15 to 19.75 inches over the weekend. They were using a green sparkle PowerBait.


Northeast

Charette Lakes: Fishing was fair using worms under a bobber, PowerBait and black with yellow dots, Panther Martin lures for trout. Fishing was good using worms for perch.

Clayton Lake: Fishing was fair using liver and night crawlers for catfish. Fishing was slow to fair using PowerBait and worms for trout. We had no other reports.

Cimarron River: Stream flow below Eagle Nest on Monday was 15 cfs. Fishing was good using elk hair caddis flies, San Juan worms, bead-head, hare’s ear nymphs, small emerger patterns, worms and salmon eggs for trout. Fishing at the Gravel Pit Lakes was fair to good using Pistol Petes, PowerBait, worms and spinners for trout.

Conchas Lake: Fishing was good using soft swim baits, top water lures, creature baits, senkos and tubes for smallmouth bass and largemouth bass. Fishing was good using jigs and curly tail grubs for white bass. Fishing was fair to good using liver, night crawlers and cut bait for catfish. Fishing was fair to good using worms for bluegill. We had no other reports.

Cowles Ponds: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Coyote Creek: Fishing was fair to good using PowerBait for trout.

Eagle Rock Lake: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Eagle Nest Lake: Fishing from boats was good using Platte River specials tipped with PowerBait for trout. Fishing for perch was very good for anglers using worms. Fishing for kokanee and northern pike was slow. The 24th Annual Fish Fest will be held Sept. 17-25. For more information, call 575-377-6941.

Gallinas River: Fishing was fair to good using salmon eggs, San Juan worms, PowerBait and worms for trout.

Hopewell Lake: Trout fishing was good using Kastmasters, wooly buggers and Pistol Petes.

Lake Alice: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Lake Maloya: Fishing was sporadic with a few trout caught by anglers using Pistol Petes and PowerBait. Anglers using worms and salmon eggs reported catching several small perch.

Los Pinos River: Fishing was good using San Juan worms, copper John Barrs, Panther Martins, Fisher Chick spinners and worms for trout.

Maxwell Lake 13: Fishing was slow to fair using jigs for bass, Kastmasters and spinners for trout and cut bait and worms for catfish.

Monastery Lake: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Morphy Lake: Fishing for trout was sporadic at best with a few limits and several zeroes this past week. Best bait was PowerBait.

Pecos River: Stream flow on Monday was 53 cfs. Trout fishing was good using prince nymphs, bead-head pheasant tail nymphs, San Juan worms, bead-head, hare’s ear nymphs, Panther Martins, Mepps, PowerBait, salmon eggs and worms.

Red River: Stream flow below the hatchery on Monday was 59 cfs. Fishing was good using copper John Barrs, San Juan worms, worms and salmon eggs for trout.

Red River City Ponds: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Rio Costilla: Stream flow near Costilla on Monday morning was 53 cfs. We had no reports from anglers this week.

Rio Grande: Stream flow on Monday at the Taos Junction Bridge was 220 cfs. Fishing was fair to good using poundmeisters, wooly buggers, Kastmasters, Super Dupers, PowerBait and night crawlers for trout. Fishing was fair using streamers and small jerk baits for smallmouth bass. We had no other reports.

Rio Hondo: Stream flow near Valdez on Monday was 24 cfs. Fishing was fair to good using elk hair caddis flies, poundmeisters and worms for trout.

Rio Pueblo: Stream flow near Penasco on Monday was 8.4 cfs. We had no reports from anglers this week.

Santa Barbara River: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Santa Cruz Reservoir: Fishing was slow to fair using PowerBait, Kastmasters and Fisher Chick spinners for trout.

Shuree Ponds: Fishing was fair using Pistol Petes under a bobber for trout.

Springer Lake: Fishing was slow for all species.

Storrie Lake: Fishing was slow for all species.

Stubblefield Lake: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Ute Lake: Fishing was good using top water lures, spinner baits, creature baits and tubes for smallmouth bass and largemouth bass. Fishing was good using stink bait, hot dogs and night crawlers for catfish. Fishing was good vertical jigging for white bass. Fishing for walleye was slow. The surface water temp was in the mid 70s.

Winsor Creek: We had no reports from anglers this week.


Southwest

Alumni Pond: Fishing was slow for all species.

Bear Canyon Lake: Fishing was slow for all species.

Bill Evans Lake: Fishing was fair using worms and liver for catfish. Fishing was fair to good using black plastic worms for small largemouth bass. A few bluegill were caught by anglers using worms. We had no other reports.

Caballo Lake: Fishing was fair using homemade dough bait and liver for catfish. We had no other reports.

Elephant Butte Lake: Fishing was good using crank baits, jerk baits, top water lures and curly tail grubs for white bass. Fishing was fair to good using tubes, swim baits, senkos, creature baits, crank baits and jerk baits smallmouth bass and largemouth bass. Fishing was fair to good using chicken liver, crawdads, hot dogs, night crawlers and shrimp for catfish. We had no other reports. The surface water temp was in the high 70s.

Escondida Lake: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Gila River: Stream flow as of Monday morning was 85 cfs. Fishing was slow to fair using small, dark colored, bead-head nymphs for trout.

Glenwood Pond: Fishing was good using PowerBait for trout.

Lake Roberts: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Percha Dam: Fishing was slow for all species.

Quemado Lake: Fishing was slow with just one trout caught by an angler using salmon eggs.

Rio Grande: Stream flow below Elephant Butte as of Monday morning was 1,170 cfs. Fishing below Elephant Butte was fair using spinners and grubs for white bass and an occasional walleye. Fishing was good using worms, liver, hot dogs and night crawlers for catfish. We had no other reports.

Snow Lake: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Young Pond: Fishing was slow for all species.


Southeast

Alto Lake: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Bataan Lake: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Black River: Stream flow above Malaga on Monday was 9.1 cfs. Fishing was slow for all species.

Blue Hole Park Pond: Fishing was slow for all species.

Bonito Lake: Closed until further notice by the city of Alamogordo due to fire damage.

Bosque Redondo Lake: Fishing was slow to fair using liver, shrimp and night crawlers for catfish. We had no other reports.

Bottomless Lakes: Fishing was slow for all species.

Brantley Lake: Anglers are required to catch and release all fish here as high levels of pesticides have been found in some fish. Fishing was very good using buzz baits, crank baits, worms, senkos, tubes and creature baits for largemouth bass. Fishing was good using crank baits, spinners, top water lures and grubs for white bass.

Carlsbad Municipal Lake: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Chaparral Park Lake: Fishing was slow for all species.

El Rito Creek: Fishing was fair to good using cheese, salmon eggs, worms and PowerBait for trout. We had no other reports.

Eunice Lake: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Green Meadow Lake: We had no reports from anglers this week

Greene Acres Lake: Fishing was slow for all species.

Grindstone Reservoir: Fishing was slow to fair using worms, corn, PowerBait and salmon eggs for trout. A few small catfish were caught by anglers using worms. Fishing for all other species was slow.

Jal Lake: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Lake Van: Fishing was slow but there were a few catfish caught by anglers using hot dogs, worms and homemade dough bait.

Oasis Park Lake: Fishing was slow to fair using cut bait and blood baits for catfish. We had no other reports.

Pecos River: Stream flow below Sumner Lake as of Monday morning was 91 cfs. We had no reports from anglers.

Perch Lake: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Ruidoso River: Stream flow at Hollywood on Monday was 8.9 cfs. Fishing was slow to fair using salmon eggs and small, copper, John Barrs for trout.

Santa Rosa Lake: Fishing was fair using tubes, jigs, curly tail grubs, top water lures and crank baits for smallmouth bass and largemouth bass. Fishing was good using chicken liver, cut bait and shrimp for catfish. Fishing was slow to fair using grubs, minnows, jigs and crank baits for small walleye.

Sumner Lake: Fishing was good using crank baits, tubes, crawdad imitations and swim baits in the coves for smallmouth bass and largemouth bass. We had no other reports.

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