Charette Lakes: We had no reports from anglers this week.
Cimarron River: Water flow below Eagle Nest on Monday was 30 cfs. Trout fishing was good using elk hair caddis, Cimarron specials, brassies, Cimarron worms, stimulators, salmon eggs and worms. Anglers using dry dropper combinations did best. Stone flies are starting to put in an appearance. Fishing at the Gravel Pit Lakes was fair to good using salmon eggs, Power Bait and Pistol Petes.
Conchas Lake: Fishing was very good using grubs, jigs, tubes, crank baits and jerk baits for small smallmouth bass. Fishing was slow to fair using worms and small grubs for bluegill. Fishing was slow to fair using liver and cut bait for catfish. A few walleye were caught by anglers using crank baits, grubs and sassy shad. We had no reports on other species. The surface water temp was in the high 60s.
Coyote Creek: Trout fishing was fair using Power Bait and salmon eggs in the beaver pond areas.
Eagle Nest Lake: The boat ramps are open and the boat docks are in place. Fishing for northern pike was spotty at best with just a few caught by anglers using spoons, spinners and clousers. Fishing was good trolling Panther Martins, Arnies and Cripplures tipped with corn for a mixed bag of kokanee and trout. Anglers did best using light tackle. Fishing was very good using worms for perch.
Monastery Lake: The area is currently closed due to a wildfire.
Morphy Lake: Fishing was good using Power Bait, marshmallows, cheese, corn and salmon eggs.
Pecos River: Water flow near the town of Pecos on Monday was 46 cfs. Trout fishing was good using elk hair caddis, prince nymphs, stimulators, worms, nightcrawlers and salmon eggs. Most of the area above the town of Pecos is temporarily closed due to a large wildfire in the area. Fishing downstream through Villanueva has been slow.
Rio Mora: Stream flow near Terrero on Monday was 11 cfs. We had no reports from anglers this week.
Springer Lake: Fishing was slow for all species.
Storrie Lake: Fishing was fair using Power Bait, garlic cheese, worms and salmon eggs for trout. We had no reports on other species.
Santa Rosa Lake: The lake has reopened to boating but the launch area is undeveloped and boating is restricted to no wake speed only. Fishing was very good using chicken liver, cut bait, blood bait and worms for catfish. Fishing was slow to fair using grubs and minnows for crappie. Fishing for all other species was slow.
Ute Lake: Fishing for bluegill was fair using worms and small grubs. Fishing for largemouth bass and smallmouth bass was fair to good using senkos, crawdads, worms, tubes and creature baits. A few were also taken on topwater lures and jerk baits. A large number of short bass were caught over the weekend. Fishing was fair to good using nightcrawler spinner rigs, crank baits and jigs tipped with nightcrawlers for walleye. Fishing was fair trolling crank baits for white bass. Kids had a great time catching carp. They were using corn. The surface water temp was in the high 60s.
Source: New Mexico Department of Game and Fish