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Fishing Report at a Glance

For a full report please click the location.  Updated October 11, 2019

Albuquerque Area-

Fishing in Albuquerque Drains is good for bass using crank baits. Fishing for bluegill is good using small dry flies and worms. Fishing at Tingley Beach has slowed down. 

Bluewater Lake-

Fishing for tiger muskie is good using carnk baits. 

Caballo Lake-

No reports this week. 

Chama River-

Fishing below El Vado Lake is good using hoppers and leach patterns. Fishing below Abiquiu is fair using powerbait and worms. 

Cimmaron River-

Trout fishing is good using powerbait, caddis dry flies and small nymph flies. 

Cochiti Lake-

No reports at this time.

Conchas Lake-

Bass fishing is good using senkos. Wallye fishing is good using live minnows. Catfishing is great using dough baits and hotdogs.

Eagle Nest Lake-

Fishing is good using peach powerbait and panther martins for trout. Fishing for pike is fair using spoons and panther martins. 

Elephant Butte Lake-

Fishing for white bass is good using white bombers. Largemouth bass is good using senkos. Fishing for catfish is good using minnows and worms. Walleye fishing is slow. Fishing for crappie is good using minnows. 

Fenton Lake-

Trout fishing is good using yellow powerbait and worms. 

Heron Lake-

No reports at this time. 

Jemez River-

Fishing for trout in the Valles Caldera is good. Fishing in the Rio San Antonio and East Fork is very good using hoppers with nymph droppers.

Navajo Lake-

Bass fishing is slow. Fishing for pike is fair using swimbaits. Fishing for kokanee salmon using snagging hooks is very good! 

Pecos River-

Trout fishing is good using worms, San Juan worms, salmon eggs, power bait and gold panther martins. 

Rio Grande River-

Trout fishing is good using panther martins, streamers, bead head nymphs and night crawlers.

San Juan River-

Fishing in the quality waters is good using small midges and baetis patterns. Top water fishing is good using adult midges and blue winged olive flies. Fishing in the bait waters is very good using worms and spinners. 

Santa Rosa Lake-

Fishing for bass is slow using plastic baits.