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Weekly fishing and stocking report

By NM Game and Fish

Check out this weeks stocking report 

Catches of the week

SteveDom

Albuquerque Drain: Grayson Nuanes, age 8, of Albuquerque caught a 13-inch rainbow trout June 6. He was using rainbow PowerBait.
Cochiti Lake: Steven Dominguez of Rio Rancho caught a 30-inch, 9.5-pound, northern pike June 8. He was using a bluegill pattern Rat L Trap.
Conchas Lake: Dewayne Anstey of Santa Fe caught a 7-pound largemouth bass June 4. He was using a top water frog.
Eagle Nest Lake: Nick Streit of Taos caught two 44-inch northern pike June 10. He was using black streamers.
Manzano Lake: Tevin Gabaldon, age 8, of Moriarty caught two small largemouth bass June 8. He was using worms.
Roswell Kids Pond: Avery Knight, age 8, of Roswell caught a 2-pound catfish June 7. He was using hotdogs. Caden Perry, age 9, of Roswell caught two nice catfish June 9. He was using worms.
Storrie Lake: Fred Montoya of Las Vegas caught a 36-inch catfish June 5. He was using worms.
Ute Lake: Chris Jarvis of Albuquerque caught and released a 4.17-pound largemouth bass June 9. He was using a jig.
The following reports came in late, but are definitely worth mentioning:
Fenton Lake: Kyla Rose, age 3, of Rio Rancho caught 2 rainbow trout June 3. She was using green PowerBait.
Navajo Lake: Linda Montoya of Cuba caught a 24-inch, 6-pound, brown trout June 1. She was trolling a Rapala.
Santa Cruz Reservoir: Soledad Tabet, age 7, of Santa Fe out fished her dad and big sister catching two 12-inch trout from a kayak June 2. She was using orange glitter PowerBait.
Santa Rosa Lake: Eloy Trujillo, age 71, of Chamita caught a 20-inch walleye June 3. He was using worms.
If you have a catch of the week story or just want to tell us about your latest New Mexico fishing experience, send it to us at fishforfun2@hotmail.com. We may include your story in our next report.
For catches of the week, include name, age, hometown, date, and location, type of fish, length and weight if possible, and bait, lure or fly used.

Northeast Fishing Report

NickStr

Cabresto Lake: We had no reports from anglers this week.
Charette Lakes: We had no reports from anglers this week.
Cimarron River: Stream flow near Cimarron on Monday morning was 49.2 cfs. Fishing was fair to good using San Juan worms, golden stone nymphs, spinners and worms for trout. Fishing at the Gravel Pit Lakes was good using PowerBait, worms and Pistol Petes for trout.
Clayton Lake: Fishing was good using worms, PowerBait, spoons, tubes and crank baits for a mixed bag of trout, largemouth bass and catfish. We had no reports on other species.
Conchas Lake: Fishing was good using top water lures, swim baits, jerk baits, senkos, jigs, tubes and creature baits for smallmouth bass and largemouth bass. Fishing was fair to good using minnows, grubs and crank baits for crappie and white bass. Fishing was fair using jig and minnow and jig and worm rigs and crank baits for walleye. Fishing was fair to good using cut bait, homemade dough bait and liver for catfish.
Costilla Creek: Stream flow near Costilla on Monday was 119 cfs. We had no reports from anglers this week.
Cowles Ponds: Fishing was good using PowerBait, Fire Balls and worms for trout.
Coyote Creek: Fishing was good using worms and Fire Balls for trout.
Eagle Nest Lake: Fishing was very good using leeches and chironomids on a sinking tip line, spinners, Kastmasters, Platte River specials and PowerBait for rainbow trout. The fly fishing anglers also did well fishing for perch. Fishing was good using spoons, streamers and spinners for northern pike. We had no reports on kokanee.
Eagle Rock Lake: Fishing was good using wooly buggers, Pistol Petes, worms, PowerBait and Fire Balls for trout.
Fawn Lakes: We had no reports from anglers this week.
Gallinas River: Fishing was good using worms and small bead head nymphs for trout.
Hopewell Lake: Fishing was very good using PowerBait, worms, wooly buggers and Pistol Petes for rainbow and brook trout.
Lake Alice: We had no reports from anglers this week.
Lake Maloya: Fishing was good using assorted PowerBait for trout. A few were also caught by anglers using gold spoons. Friends of Sugarite have purchased and stocked several hundred pounds of big trout this week.
Los Pinos River: We had no reports from anglers this week.
Maxwell Lake 13: We had no reports from anglers this week.
Monastery Lake: We had no reports from anglers this week.
Morphy Lake: Closed for a renovation project on the dam and no firm opening date has been set.
Pecos River: Stream flow near the town of Pecos on Monday morning was 656 cfs. Fishing was fair to good using worms, salmon eggs, wooly buggers, bead head prince nymphs and bead head hares ears for a mixed bag of brown and rainbow trout.
Red River: Stream flow below the hatchery on Monday morning was 257 cfs. The increased runoff slowed fishing a bit this past week. A few trout were caught by anglers using spinners and worms.
Rio Grande: Stream flow at the Taos Junction Bridge was 3,460 cfs. Fishing was slow for all species.
Rio Hondo: Stream flow on Monday morning was 144 cfs. We had no reports from anglers this week.
Rio Mora: Stream flow on Monday morning was 172 cfs. We had no reports from anglers this week.
Rio Pueblo: Stream flow on Monday morning near Penasco was 205 cfs. Fishing was good using worms for trout.
Santa Cruz Reservoir: Fishing was good using Kastmasters, spinners, PowerBait and Fire Balls for trout. Anglers did well from the bank and from boats.
Shuree Ponds: Closed for the season.
Springer Lake: We had no reports from anglers this week.
Storrie Lake: Fishing was good using PowerBait for trout. Fishing was fair to good using hotdogs, worms and liver for catfish.
Stubblefield Lake: Fishing was fair using swim baits and curly tail grubs for a mixed bag of walleye and largemouth bass.
Ute Lake: Fishing was good using chatter baits, tubes, crank baits, jigs, senkos and grubs in shallow water for largemouth bass and an occasional smallmouth bass. Fishing was good trolling crank baits for white bass. Fishing was fair to good using crank baits, jig and minnow rigs and bottom bouncer nightcrawler rigs for walleye. The walleye were scattered. Fishing for catfish slowed considerably from the previous week but a few were caught by anglers using stink bait.

Northwest Fishing Report

JohnM

Abiquiu Lake: Fishing was slow to fair using worms and grubs for crappie. A few walleye and smallmouth bass were caught by anglers using crank baits, bottom bouncer nightcrawler rigs and curly tail grubs for walleye. We had no reports on other species. The water was quite murky. Anglers are advised to use four wheel drive vehicles to launch boats.
Animas River: Water flow below Aztec on Monday morning was 6,850 cfs. We had no reports from anglers this week.
Albuquerque Area Drains: Our only report this week was of a rainbow trout caught on the Albuquerque Drain by a young angler using PowerBait.
Bluewater Lake: Fishing was fair using white Bomber crank baits, silver Rapalas, swim baits and jerk baits for tiger muskie. We had no reports on other species.
Brazos River: We had no reports from anglers this week.
Canjilon Lakes: We had no reports from anglers this week.
Chama River: Monday morning flows below El Vado and Abiquiu were 1,320 cfs and 1,790 cfs respectively. Fishing below El Vado was fair to good using night crawlers, streamers, PowerBait, Kastmasters and Rapalas for brown and rainbow trout. We had no reports from below Abiquiu.
Cochiti Lake: Fishing was slow, but anglers using minnows, jigs, crank baits and spinner baits caught a few northern pike, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass and white bass. Fishing was slow to fair using beef liver, homemade dough baits, worms and cut bait for catfish and carp. We had no reports on other species.
El Vado Lake: Fishing was slow to fair using worms and grubs for perch. We had no reports on other species.
Fenton Lake: Fishing was good using Pistol Petes, wooly buggers, spoons, nightcrawlers and PowerBait for trout. Marcos Sanchez of Albuquerque reported catching a limit of trout this past Sunday. He was using nightcrawlers and PowerBait.
Heron Lake: Fishing from the bank in the La Laja and Ridge Rock areas was good using PowerBait, Fire Balls and worms for rainbow trout. Fishing off the northeast side of the island was fair using spinners tipped with corn for kokanee. The kokanee were at a depth of 40 to 45 feet.
Jackson Lake: We had no reports from anglers this week.
Jemez Waters: Stream flow on the Jemez near the town of Jemez on Monday morning was 130 cfs. Fishing on the upper Jemez and San Antonio was very good using copper John Barrs, small green nymphs, worms, elk hair caddis and stimulators for brown and rainbow trout. Fishing on the Cebolla was good using hoppers, bead head hares ears, copper John Barrs and worms for trout.
Laguna del Campo: Fishing was very good using spoons, Pistol Petes, PowerBait and worms for trout.
Lagunitas Lakes: We had no reports from anglers this week.
Lake Farmington: Fishing was slow with just a few trout caught by anglers using PowerBait.
Manzano Lake: Fishing was slow with just a few small largemouth bass caught by anglers using worms.
McGaffey Lake: We had no reports from anglers this week.
Navajo Lake: Fishing was fair using minnows and crappie bites for crappie. The best reports came from anglers fishing near the Marina, Francis Canyon and the Pine arm. Fishing was fair using senkos, stick baits, crank baits, curly tail grubs and jigs for smallmouth bass and largemouth bass. Fishing was slow to fair using crank baits, jerk baits and swim baits for northern pike. Fishing for kokanee was slow. We had no reports on other species.
San Gregorio Lake: We had no reports from anglers this week.
San Juan River: Stream flow on Monday morning was at 3,920 cfs. The BOR delayed ramping up the flow to 5,000 cfs and will re-evaluate this week. Fishing from drift boats this past weekend was rated as good by anglers using scuds, San Juan worms, red larva and chamois leeches.
Seven Springs Brood Pond: Fishing was very good using worms, PowerBait, gold Kastmasters and Pistol Petes for trout.
Tingley Beach: Fishing at the Central and Youth ponds was fair using hot dogs, homemade dough bait and liver for catfish. We had no other reports.
Trout Lakes: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Southwest Fishing Report

TonyM

Alumni Pond: Fishing was very good using hot dogs and homemade dough baits for catfish. We had no reports on other species.
Bear Canyon Lake: Fishing was very good using crappie bites, dry flies and gold bead nymphs for crappie. We had no reports on other species.
Bill Evans Lake: Fishing was slow to fair using creature baits, tubes, jigs and spinner baits for largemouth bass. We had no reports on other species.
Caballo Lake: Fishing was slow to fair using minnows for crappie. Fishing was slow to fair crank baits, grubs and sassy shad for white bass and walleye. Tony Medran of Silver City caught his first walleye which measured 18 inches June 8. He was using a green grub. We had no reports on other species.
Elephant Butte Lake: Fishing was fair to good using minnows, crank baits and tubes for white bass. Fishing was fair using chatter baits, crank baits, tubes, senkos and top water lures for largemouth bass and smallmouth bass. Fishing was slow to fair using minnows for crappie. Fishing was good using cut bait, chicken liver, homemade dough bait, night crawlers and hot dogs for catfish.
Escondida Lake: We had no reports from anglers this week.
Gila River: Stream flow on Monday morning was 34.3 cfs. We had no reports from anglers this week.
Glenwood Pond: Fishing was very good using PowerBait for trout. At the Glenwood Catwalk, fishing was fair to good using elk hair caddis, PowerBait and spinners for Gila and rainbow trout.
Lake Roberts: Fishing was good using Kastmasters, Blue Fox spinners, worms and PowerBait rainbow and Gila trout. Fishing was good using red and blue lizard imitations for largemouth bass. We had no other reports.
Percha Dam: We had no reports from anglers this week.
Quemado Lake: We had no reports from anglers this week.
Rancho Grande Ponds: Fishing was good using PowerBait for trout. Fishing was fair using hot dogs and worms for catfish.
Rio Grande: Stream flow below Elephant Butte Monday morning was 2,380 cfs. Fishing below Elephant Butte was fair to good using curly tail grubs and minnows for white bass and walleye. Fishing was good using night crawlers and liver for catfish. We had no reports on other species.
Snow Lake: We had no reports from anglers this week.
Young Pond: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Southeast Fishing Report

caden

Alto Lake: Fishing was good using PowerBait, Fire Balls and worms for trout. Fishing was good using hot dogs, liver and worms for catfish.
Bataan Lake: Fishing was fair using hot dogs and night crawlers for catfish. We had no reports on other species.
Berrendo Creek: We had no reports from anglers this week.
Black River: Stream flow at Malaga on Monday morning was 7.96 cfs. Fishing was slow to fair using liver for catfish. We had no reports on other species.
Blue Hole Park Pond: Fishing was good using PowerBait and salmon eggs for trout. Fishing was fair to good using nightcrawlers and hot dogs for catfish.
Bonito Lake: Closed until further notice by the city of Alamogordo due to fire damage. It appears now that the lake will be out of commission until the spring of 2020.
Bosque Redondo Lake: Fishing was good using chicken liver and homemade dough bait for catfish. We had no reports on other species.
Bottomless Lakes: We had no reports from anglers this week.
Brantley Lake: We had no reports from anglers this week.
Carlsbad Municipal Lake: Fishing was fair using hot dogs, liver and nightcrawlers for catfish. We had no reports on other species.
Chaparral Park Lake: Fishing was fair using chicken liver, worms and hot dogs for catfish.
Corona Pond: Fishing was slow to fair using shrimp bait and hotdogs for catfish.
Eunice Lake: We had no reports from anglers this week.
Green Meadow Lake: Fishing was fair using hotdogs, nightcrawlers and chicken liver for catfish.
Greene Acres Lake: Fishing was fair to good using worms, stink bait, liver, homemade dough baits and hot dogs for catfish. We had no reports on other species.
Grindstone Reservoir: Fishing was good using worms for bluegill and a few small bass. Fishing was good using PowerBait and worms for trout. We had no reports on other species. The Annual Youth Fishing Day will be held Saturday, June 15 from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM. For more information call (575) 257-5030.
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 homemade dough bait, punch bait and liver.
Oasis Park Lake: Fishing was fair to good using homemade dough bait, night crawlers and hot dogs for catfish.
Pecos River: Stream flow below Sumner Lake on Monday morning was 100 cfs. We had no reports from anglers this week.
Perch Lake: Fishing was fair using Pistol Petes, PowerBait and worms for rainbow trout. Fishing was fair using worms, homemade dough bait and hotdogs for catfish.
Ruidoso River: Stream flow on Monday morning at Hollywood was 7.97 cfs. We had no reports from anglers this week.
Santa Rosa Lake: Fishing was fair using crank baits, senkos, top water lures, crawdads, jigs and creature baits for smallmouth bass and largemouth bass. Fishing was fair using minnows, curly tail grubs and crank baits for walleye. Anglers using minnows also caught a few crappie. We had no reports on other species.
Sumner Lake: Fishing was fair to good using liver and nightcrawlers for catfish. Fishing was fair to good using crank baits, jerk baits, top water lures, tubes, senkos and crawdads for smallmouth bass and largemouth bass. Fishing was fair using crank baits and minnows for white bass and an occasional walleye.

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