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Fishing Report

January 20, 2017

 

January 20, 2017

Animas River: Water flow near Aztec on Monday morning was 396 cfs. Fishing was fair to good using egg patterns, streamers, small jigs and salmon eggs for trout.

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

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 101 cfs and 125 cfs respectively. Fishing below El Vado was slow to fair using wooly buggers, streamers, worms and salmon eggs for a mix of brown and rainbow trout. Fishing below Abiquiu was fair to good using worms, streamers, micro mays, San Juan worms and copper John Barrs for trout.

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

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.

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

Jemez Waters: Stream flow on the Jemez River near Jemez Springs on Monday morning was 44 cfs. Early in the week, fishing on the Jemez was good using wax worms and salmon eggs for trout. We had no reports from other streams in the area.

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.

Navajo Lake: Fishing pressure was light. Fishing was slow for all species.

San Juan River: Stream flow from Navajo Reservoir on Monday was 353 cfs. Fishing through the Quality waters was good using red annelids, streamers, wooly buggers, 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, night crawlers, San Juan worms, wooly buggers and small spoons.

Tingley Beach: Fishing at the Central and Youth ponds was good using wax worms, San Juan worms, PowerBait, Zeke's trout bait, homemade dough bait and salmon eggs for trout. Fishing at the Bob Gerding Catch and Release Pond was fair to good using Pistol Petes, small streamers and olive and green bunny leeches. We had no other reports.

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

 

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