CATCHES OF THE WEEK
caught a 21-inch rainbow trout Saturday at Red River City Pond. He was using worms.
AROUND THE STATE
SHADY LAKES: crawler worms, salmon eggs and PowerBait. Bass reports have been moderate as the summer heat is here. Bass and bluegill are biting on frog plastics and top-water lures. boards.
NOTES from GAME & FISH
Monday morning flows on the CHAMA RIVER below El Vado and Abiquiu were 620 cfs and 545 cfs, respectively. Trout fishing below El Vado was good using prince nymphs, woolly buggers, stimulators, salmon eggs and night crawlers for brown and rainbow trout. Anglers fishing for trout also reported catching perch and smallmouth bass.Stream flow on the SAN JUAN RIVER below Navajo Lake was 856 cfs on Monday morning. Fishing was good using dead chickens, ants, Fore and Afts, red annelids, root beers, RS2s and foam wing emergers. Through the bait waters, fishing was good using night crawlers, jerk baits, Super Dupers, Fire Balls, PowerBait and copper John Barrs for a mixed bag of brown and rainbow trout. At NAVAJO LAKE, fishing was good using drop shot rigs, chatter baits, ned rigs, tubes and curly-tail grubs for smallmouth bass and largemouth bass. Fishing was good using worms and curly-tail grubs for perch.Fishing at CONCHAS LAKE was good using worms and small grubs for bluegill. Fishing was good using shrimp, homemade dough bait, cut bait and chicken liver for catfish.Several limits of perch were reported at EAGLE NEST LAKE. Anglers did well using worms, small grubs and PowerBait. Fishing at LAKE MALOYA was very good using PowerBait, parachute Adams, elk hair caddis and bead-head pheasant tail nymphs for trout. The best action was in the early morning and evening.At MONASTERY LAKE, fishing was good using PowerBait, worms, Fire Balls and Pistol Petes for trout. Streamflow on the RED RIVER below the hatchery on Monday morning was 46.3 cfs. Trout fishing was good using mop flies, black copper John Barrs, prince nymphs, pheasant tail nymphs, salmon eggs and PowerBait. Fishing at UTE LAKE was good using chicken liver, punch bait and worms for catfish. Fishing was good using worms for bluegill. Streamflow on the RIO GRANDE on Monday morning at the Taos Junction Bridge was 169 cfs. Fishing was good using mop flies, poundmeisters, stonefly imitations, elk hair caddis, Fire Balls, PowerBait and night crawlers for brown and rainbow trout. Streamflow on the RIO GRANDE below Elephant Butte Monday morning was 1,050 cfs. Fishing was very good using cut bait, liver and shrimp for channel catfish.ishing was good using curly-tail grubs, crank baits, sassy shad, jerk baits, minnows and spoons for white bass. Fishing at PERCHA DAM was excellent using liver, cut bait, homemade dough bait and shrimp for catfish. Fishing at GRINDSTONE RESERVOIR was good using PowerBait, worms and salmon eggs for rainbow trout. At GLENWOOD POND, fishing was good using PowerBait, salmon eggs and worms for trout. Fishing at SUMNER LAKE was good using chicken liver, homemade dough bait and shrimp for catfish. At ELEPHANT BUTTE LAKE, f