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Fishing Report

And Catch of the Week

 

January 13, 2017

Animas River: Water flow near Aztec on Monday morning was 300 cfs. Fishing was fair to good using egg patterns, San Juan worms, small jigs and salmon eggs for trout.

Albuquerque Area Drains: Fishing on the Albuquerque, Belen and Peralta drains was good using San Juan worms, salmon eggs, PowerBait, worms under a bobber and wax worms for trout. A few largemouth bass were caught by anglers fishing the Albuquerque drain and using worms. We had no other reports.

Bluewater Lake: Closed to ice fishing due to thin ice conditions. For updates, contact the state park office at (505) 876-2391.

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

Canjilon Lakes: Closed by the U.S. Forest Service until further notice due to danger from falling trees.

Chama River: Monday morning water flows below El Vado and Abiquiu were 98 cfs and 94 cfs respectively. Fishing below El Vado was slow to fair using San Juan worms, wooly buggers, worms and salmon eggs for a mix of brown and rainbow trout. Fishing below Abiquiu was fair to good using streamers, micro mays, San Juan worms and bead-head pheasant tail nymphs for trout.

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

El Vado Lake: There was a thin layer of ice around the edges of the lake. We had no reports from anglers.

Lake Farmington: We had no reports from anglers this week. Nonmotorized watercraft are now allowed on Lake Farmington. Fees are $50 for the season or $5 daily.

Fenton Lake: Closed to fishing and all other activities due to thin ice conditions. For updates, call the State Park office at (575) 829-3630.

Heron Lake: As of Monday morning, there was a thin layer of ice extending out about 15 feet from the shore making in difficult to fish from the bank. We had no reports from anglers.

Jemez Waters: Stream flow on the Jemez River near Jemez Springs on Monday morning was 24 cfs. Fishing on the Jemez was good using wax worms and salmon eggs for trout. Anglers having the best luck were fishing the deeper holes. We had no reports from other streams in the area.

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

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

San Juan River: Stream flow from Navajo Reservoir on Monday was 353 cfs and visibility was from 1 to 1.5 feet. Fishing through the Quality Waters was good using San Juan worms, flashback pheasant tail nymphs, red larva, bunny leeches, egg patterns and princess nymphs. Fishing through the bait waters was fair to good using worms, PowerBait, salmon eggs, San Juan worms, wooly buggers and small spoons.

Tingley Beach: Fishing at the Central Pond was good using wax worms, San Juan worms, PowerBait, Zeke's trout bait and salmon eggs for trout. We had no other reports.

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

 

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