CATCHES OF THE WEEK
At COCHITI LAKE, fishing was excellent using cut bait for catfish. Anglers also did well using worms and liver. A few white bass were caught by anglers using crank baits. Fishing at TINGLEY BEACH was very good using PowerBait, Fire Balls, worms, Pistol Petes, Joe’s Flies, spoons and spinners. Fishing was fair using streamers for largemouth bass.Trout fishing on the ALBUQUERQUE, BERNALILLO, BELEN and PERALTA DRAINS was fair to good using PowerBait, worms, small plastics and bead head pheasant tail nymphs. Fishing at MANZANO LAKE was good using PowerBait for trout.Monday morning flows on the CHAMA RIVER below El Vado and Abiquiu were 29.0 cfs and 279 cfs respectively. Trout fishing below Abiquiu was fair using bead head hare’s ears, prince nymphs and worms.
Streamflow on the CIMARRON RIVER near Cimarron on Monday morning was 10.9 cfs. Fishing in the deeper holes was good using bead head hare’s ears, copper John Barrs and PowerBait for trout.At MONASTERY LAKE, fishing was good using PowerBait for trout.Streamflow on the PECOS RIVER near Pecos on Monday morning was 66.5 cfs. Fishing slowed with the increase in runoff, but a few trout were caught by anglers using worms and copper John Barrs.treamflow on the RED RIVER below the hatchery on Monday morning was 43.7 cfs. Fishing was good using worms, PowerBait, bead head pheasant tail nymphs, bead head hare’s ears and San Juan worms for trout. treamflow on the RIO GRANDE at the Taos Junction Bridge was 588 cfs. Fishing was slow to fair using woolly buggers, worms and spoons for trout. At STORRIE LAKE, fishing was fair to good using PowerBait and Fire Balls for trout.Fishing at BLUE HOLE PARK POND was very good using PowerBait for trout.Fishing at ELEPHANT BUTTE LAKE was fair to good using homemade dough bait, liver and cut bait for catfish. The best catfish reports came from anglers fishing at night. ishing was very good using PowerBait for trout. treamflow on the SAN JUAN RIVER below Navajo Lake on Monday morning was 284 cfs and the water was quite murky. Trout fishing was slow.At BLUEWATER LAKE, fishing was fair using PowerBait for trout. Streamflow on the JEMEZ RIVER on Monday morning was 198 cfs and fishing was slow. Fishing on the CEBOLLA was good using worms and Fire Balls for trout.FENTON LAKE remains closed to fishing due to unsafe conditions. For updates, call the state park office at 575-829-3630. S S At ALTO LAKE, f S
EAGLE NEST LAKE remained closed to fishing. For updates, call the state park office at 575-377-1594.