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New Mexico Fishing And Stocking Reports

Northeast Fishing Report
Cabresto Lake: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Charette Lakes: Closed for the season.

Cimarron River: Stream flow below Eagle Nest on Monday morning was 2.31 cfs. We had no reports from anglers this week.

Clayton Lake: Closed for the season.

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

Costilla Creek: Mark your calendar to check this one out next spring.

Cowles Ponds: Check this one out in the spring for some great trout action.

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

Eagle Nest Lake: Ice fishing was very good using small ice jigs tipped with a piece of worm, a wax worm, corn or PowerBait for a mixed bag of rainbow trout and perch. The Eitzen family of Amarillo, TX caught a good number of perch and rainbows using the ice jig/worm combination. We had no reports on other species. As of this past Sunday, the ice thickness was about 11 inches.

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

Fawn Lakes: We had no reports from anglers this week.

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

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

Lake Alice: The lake remains closed to fishing, due to dangerous ice conditions. For updated conditions, call the state park office at (575) 445-5607.

Lake Maloya: The lake remains closed to fishing, due to dangerous ice conditions. For updated conditions, call the state park office at (575) 445-5607.

Los Pinos River: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Maxwell Lake 13: Closed for the season.

Monastery Lake: We had no reports from anglers. The lake is closed to ice fishing.

Morphy Lake: Closed for the season.

Pecos River: Stream flow near the town of Pecos on Monday morning was 28.6 cfs. Fishing in the Villanueva area was good using copper John Barrs, Fire Balls and PowerBait for trout.

Red River: Stream flow below the hatchery on Monday morning was 25.2 cfs. We had no reports from anglers this week.

Rio Grande: Stream flow at the Taos Junction Bridge was 290 cfs. Fishing was fair using wooly buggers, San Juan worms and salmon eggs for trout. We had no reports on other species.

Rio Hondo: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Rio Mora: Stream flow on Monday morning was 5.50 cfs. We had no reports from anglers this week.

Rio Pueblo: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Santa Cruz Reservoir: The lake is completely covered with ice and snow. No fishing at this time.

Shuree Ponds: Closed for the season.

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

Storrie Lake: As of Monday morning, there was some open water for fishing, but we had no reports from anglers.

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

Ute Lake: Fishing was slow for all species. Fishing pressure was extremely light.

Northwest Fishing Report
Abiquiu Lake: We had no reports from anglers this week. About 50 percent of the lake has been covered with a thin layer of ice in the morning hours but clearing off by mid-day.

Animas River: Water flow below Aztec on Monday morning was 206 cfs. We had no reports from anglers this week.

Albuquerque Area Drains: Trout fishing on the Albuquerque South Drain and the Peralta Drain this past week was good using wax worms, PowerBait and Fire Balls. We had no reports on other species.

Bluewater Lake: The lake is closed to fishing at this time due to dangerous ice conditions and more warm weather was moving in. For updated conditions, call the state park office at (505) 876-2391.

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 24.2 cfs and 43.8 cfs respectively. Trout fishing below Abiquiu was fair to good using streamers, small bead head nymphs and salmon eggs. We had no reports from below El Vado.

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

El Vado Lake: As of Monday, the lake remained closed to fishing due to thin ice conditions. For updates, call the state park office at (575) 588-7470.

Fenton Lake: The lake remains closed for ice fishing due to thin ice conditions. For updates, call the state park office at (575) 829-3630.

Heron Lake: As of Monday morning, the lake remained closed to fishing due to thin ice conditions. For updates, call the state park office at (575) 588-7470.

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 18.5 cfs. Fishing below Battleship Rock was fair to good using salmon eggs for trout. All of the streams north of Battleship Rock are frozen over.

Laguna del Campo: Closed for the season.

Lagunitas Lakes: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Lake Farmington: Fishing was slow for all species.

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

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

San Gregorio Lake: We had no reports from anglers this week.

San Juan River: Stream flow below Navajo Lake on Monday morning was 367 cfs. Fishing through the Quality Water area was fair to good using zebra midges, red larva, egg patterns, bunny leeches and princess nymphs. Through the bait waters, trout fishing was fair using salmon eggs, small Kastmasters, egg patterns and worms.

Seven Springs Brood Pond: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Tingley Beach: Fishing was very good using homemade dough bait, PowerBait and wax worms for trout. Fishing for all other species was slow.

Trout Lakes: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Southwest Fishing Report
Alumni Pond: Trout fishing was good mid-week but slowed over the weekend. Anglers did best using PowerBait and garlic cheese.

Bear Canyon Lake: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Bill Evans Lake: Fishing was good using PowerBait, homemade dough bait and Velveeta cheese for trout. We had no reports on other species.

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

Elephant Butte Lake: Fishing was fair using spoons, blade baits and jigs for white bass, catfish and an occasional walleye. We had no reports on other species.

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

Gila River: Stream flow on Monday morning was 205 cfs. We had no reports from anglers this week.

Glenwood Pond: Fishing was good using PowerBait for trout.

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

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.

Rio Grande: Stream flow below Elephant Butte Monday morning was 1.50 cfs. Fishing was good using PowerBait, Fire Balls and worms for trout. We had no reports on other species.

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

Young Pond: Fishing was fair to good using PowerBait and salmon eggs for trout.

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

Berrendo Creek: Fishing was good using PowerBait, Pistol Petes and spinners for trout.

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

Black River: Stream flow at Malaga on Monday morning was 14.3 cfs. Fishing was good using PowerBait for trout.

Blue Hole Park Pond: We had no reports from anglers this week.

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: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Bottomless Lakes: Fishing was fair to good using PowerBait and salmon eggs for trout.

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

Carlsbad Municipal Lake: Fishing was good using PowerBait, salmon eggs, small spoons and spinners for trout. We had no reports on other species.

Chaparral Park Lake: Fishing was slow for all species.

Corona Pond: We had no reports from anglers this week.

El Rito Creek: We had no reports from anglers this week.

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: We had no reports from anglers this week.

Jal Lake: Fishing was slow.