Charette Lakes: We had no reports from anglers this week.
Cimarron River: Water flow below Eagle Nest on Monday was 72 cfs. Trout fishing was good using Panther Martins, elk hair caddis, Cimarron specials, salmon eggs and worms. We had no reports from the Gravel Pit Lakes.
Conchas Lake: Fishing was good trolling Wally Divers, Flicker Shad and Bombers for walleye. Fishing was fair to good using tubes, crank baits, jerk baits, spinner baits, chatterbaits and creature baits for smallmouth bass and white bass. Fishing was good using small jigs and grubs for crappie. Fishing was fair to good using liver and cut bait for catfish. We had no reports on other species. The surface water temp was in the mid 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 fair using spoons, spinners, jerk baits, crank baits and clousers. Anglers did best working the shallows from boats and from the bank. Fishing was good trolling Panther Martins, Arnies and Platte River specials for a mixed bag of kokanee and rainbow trout. Fishing for perch was fair to good using worms. Anglers using Power Bait and salmon eggs and fishing from the bank caught a few rainbow trout.
Monastery Lake: Trout fishing was good using power eggs, salmon eggs, Power Bait and Pistol Petes.
Morphy Lake: Hot spot for trout; fishing was very good using Power Bait, marshmallows, worms, cheese, corn and salmon eggs.
Pecos River: Water flow near the town of Pecos on Monday was 60 cfs. Trout fishing was good using elk hair caddis, prince nymphs, stimulators, worms, nightcrawlers and salmon eggs.
Rio Mora: Stream flow near Terrero on Monday was 16 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 up to 16 inches. 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 good using crank baits, curly tail grubs, sassy shad and jerk baits for walleye. Fishing was fair using minnows, grubs and worms for crappie. A few smallmouth were caught by anglers using tubes, crank baits and jerk baits. Fishing was fair using chicken liver, nightcrawlers and cut bait for catfish. We had no reports on other species.
Ute Lake: Fishing for crappie and bluegill was good using minnows and worms. The bluegill action has just started. Fishing was good trolling crank baits and spinner worm rigs for walleye. Fishing was fair to good trolling crank baits and casting curly tail grubs for white bass. Fishing was good using senkos, tubes, chigger craws, smallie beavers and jigs on rocky points for smallmouth bass. Most of the bass caught were less than 14 inches in length. Fishing was fair to good using jerk baits and spinner baits for largemouth bass. Fishing was fair using cut bait and stink bait for catfish. The surface water temp was in the mid to high 60s.
Source: New Mexico Department of Game and Fish