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Fishing Report

February 10, 2017


February 10, 2017

Eagle Nest Lake: Michael Salazar of Santa Rosa caught a 21-inch rainbow trout Jan. 28. Roderick Lujan of Las Vegas caught a 20-3/8-inch rainbow trout. They were both fishing the ice fishing tournament.


Animas River: Water flow near Aztec on Monday morning was 266 cfs. Fishing was fair using woolly buggers, streamers, small jigs, worms and salmon eggs for trout.

Albuquerque Area Drains: Fishing on the Albuquerque Drain, Belen Drain, Bernalillo and Peralta Drain was good using wax worms, salmon eggs, worms, egg patterns and small streamers for trout. We had no other reports.

Canjilon Lakes: Closed

Chama River: Monday morning water flows below El Vado and Abiquiu were 104 cfs and 79 cfs respectively. Fishing below El Vado was fair using small nymphs and salmon eggs for a mix of brown and rainbow trout. Fishing below Abiquiu was fair using micro mays, zebra midges and salmon eggs for trout.

El Vado Lake: Closed to ice fishing and all other activities due to thin ice conditions. Call the state park office at (575) 588-7247 for updates.

Fenton Lake: Closed

Heron Lake: Closed

Jemez Waters: Stream flow on the Jemez River near Jemez Springs on Monday morning was 34 cfs. Fishing on the Jemez was fair to good using wax worms, small bead-head nymphs and salmon eggs for trout. We had no reports from other streams in the area.

Navajo Lake: Fishing was slow but a few brown trout were caught by anglers trolling Rapalas. We had no other reports.

San Gregorio Lake: We had no reports from anglers.

San Juan River: Stream flow from Navajo Reservoir on Monday was 506 cfs. Trout fishing through the Quality waters was fair to good using small streamers, Desert Storms, red larva, white bunny leeches, egg patterns and princess nymphs. Fishing through the bait waters was fair using salmon eggs, PowerBait, copper John Barrs and jerk baits.

Tingley Beach: Fishing at the Central and Youth ponds was good using PowerBait, Zeke’s trout bait, homemade dough bait, garlic cheese, wax worms, salmon eggs and San Juan worms for trout. Fishing at the Bob Gerding Catch and Release Pond was fair using bunny leeches and small streamers.

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


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