NEW MEX­ICO FISH­ING RE­PORT

The Taos News - - SPORTS -

This fish­ing re­port, pro­vided by Bill Dunn and the Depart­ment of Game and Fish, has been gen­er­ated from the best in­for­ma­tion avail­able from area of­fi­cers and an­glers. Con­di­tions en­coun­tered after the re­port is com­piled may dif­fer, as stream, lake and weather con­di­tions al­ter fish and an­gler ac­tiv­i­ties. oc­ca­sional koka­nee. Koka­nee snag­ging sea­son opened Oct. 1, but we had no re­ports.

Ea­gle Rock Lake: Fish­ing was fair to good us­ing Pow­erBait, Fire Balls and Pis­tol Petes for trout.

Gal­li­nas River: Fish­ing was fair to good us­ing Fire Balls and worms for trout.

Hopewell Lake: Fish­ing was fair us­ing Pow­erBait and Pis­tol Petes un­der a bub­ble for trout.

Lake Maloya: Fish­ing was good us­ing Pow­erBait, worms and pink salmon eggs for trout.

Monastery Lake: Fish­ing was good for an­glers us­ing woolly bug­gers, Pow­erBait and salmon eggs for trout.

Pe­cos River: Stream­flow near the town of Pe­cos on Mon­day morn­ing was

22.9cfs. Fish­ing was slow with a few trout caught by an­glers us­ing small bead­head pheas­ant tails, small midge pat­terns and salmon eggs.

Red River: Stream­flow be­low the hatch­ery on Mon­day morn­ing was 34.1 cfs. Trout fish­ing was good us­ing mop flies, San Juan worms, woolly bug­gers, Fire Balls, Pow­erBait and worms.

Río Grande: Stream­flow on Mon­day morn­ing at the Taos Junc­tion Bridge was

163 cfs. Trout fish­ing was good us­ing black woolly bug­gers, mop flies, crane flies, cop­per John Barrs, mi­cro mays, Blue Fox spin­ners and night crawlers. Fish­ing was slow to fair us­ing spin­ners and woolly bug­gers for small­mouth bass. Through the Al­bu­querque area, fish­ing was fair us­ing liver, home­made dough bait and dip baits for cat­fish. We had no re­ports on other species.

Río Mora: Stream­flow near Ter­rero on Mon­day morn­ing was 9.3 cfs. Fish­ing was fair us­ing worms and Fire Balls for trout.

Santa Cruz Reser­voir: Fish­ing was fair us­ing woolly bug­gers and Pow­erBait for rain­bow trout. We had no re­ports on other species.

Shuree Ponds: Fish­ing was fair us­ing Pis­tol Petes un­der a bub­ble for trout.

Stor­rie Lake: Fish­ing con­tin­ued slow with a few trout caught by an­glers us­ing Pow­erBait. Fish­ing pres­sure re­mained very light.

Crews stocked 105,348 triploid rain­bow trout in the fol­low­ing wa­ters: Can­jilon Lakes, Ce­bolla River, Ci­mar­ron River (west of Ci­mar­ron), Ci­mar­ron River Gravel Pit Lakes, Clay­ton Lake, Cos­tilla River, Ea­gle Nest Lake, Fen­ton Lake, Glen­wood Pond, Goose Lake, Je­mez River, Lake Roberts, Navajo Reser­voir, Nu­trias Lakes (aka Trout Lakes), Río Pue­blo, San An­to­nio River, San Juan River (Be­low Qual­ity Wa­ters), Seven Springs Brood Pond, Snow Lake And Stor­rie Lake.

In ad­di­tion, crews stocked 299 Río Grande Cut­throat trout in Can­jilon Lakes.

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