NOTES from GAME & FISH
Fishing at TINGLEY BEACH was good using hot dogs, homemade dough baits, liver, shrimp and worms for catfish., respectively. Trout fishing below El Vado was very good using night crawlers, leech patterns and small midge patterns for brown and rainbow trout to18 inches.Fishing at LAKE MALOYA was good using PowerBait, worms, damsel flies, woolly buggers, small spoons and Panther Martins for trout up to 19 inches. Stream flow on the PECOS RIVER near the town of Pecos on Monday morning was 75.5 cfs. Fishing was very good using prince nymphs, copper John Barrs, elk hair caddis, Panther Martins, salmon eggs, night crawlers and PowerBait for trout.Streamflow on the CIMARRON RIVER near the town of Cimarron on Monday morning was 21.0 cfs. Fishing was good using mayfly nymphs, Prince Nymphs and worms for trout. Trout fishing at the GRAVEL PIT LAKES was good using PowerBait, Fire Balls and worms.At UTE LAKE, fishing for catfish was very good using shrimp and chicken livers on trot lines. Trout fishing at CANJILON LAKES was very good using Fire Balls, PowerBait, night crawlers, woolly buggers, Pistol Petes and spinners.Fishing at NAVAJO LAKE was excellent using crank baits, jerk baits, chatter baits and swim baits for northern pike.Streamflow on the SAN JUAN RIVER below Navajo Lake was reduced on Monday afternoon to 705 cfs. Fishing was very good using parachute Adams, Chernobyl ants, hoppers, WD40s, red annelids, bead-head pheasant tails, hoppers, ants, root beers, RS2s and zebra midges for brown and rainbow trout. Through the bait waters, fishing was good using night crawlers, PowerBait, jerk baits, Panther Martins, terrestrials and copper John Barrs. Fishing at ELEPHANT BUTTE LAKE was excellent using white, chrome and chartreuse slab spoons, blade baits and crank baits for white bass. Fishing was very good using top water lures, jerk baits, senkos, creature baits, chatter baits and crank baits for largemouth bass and smallmouth bass.At ESCONDIDA LAKE, fishing was very good using liver, shrimp, hot dogs and homemade dough bait for catfish. Monday morning flows on the CHAMA RIVER below El Vado and Abiquiu were 597 cfs and 440 cfs
Fishing at CONCHAS LAKE was very good using creature baits, swim jigs, ned rigs, wacky worms, chatter baits, crank baits and tubes for largemouth bass and smallmouth bass.