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March 10, 2017


March 10, 2017

Animas River: Water flow near Aztec on Monday morning was 400 cfs. We had no reports from anglers this week.

Albuquerque Area Drains: Fishing on the Albuquerque Drain and Peralta Drain was good using salmon eggs, worms and PowerBait for trout. Fishing on the Corrales Drain was fair using salmon eggs and small bead head nymphs for trout. Michael Griego and his son fished the Peralta Drain on Saturday and reported catching largemouth bass and a bluegill. The bluegill was caught on a curly tail grub and the bass on a crawdad crank bait. We had no other reports.

Bluewater Lake: The water is quite murky and fishing was reported as slow for all species.

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 107 cfs and 84 cfs respectively. Fishing below Abiquiu was good using small bead-head nymphs and salmon eggs for trout. We had no reports from below El Vado.

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

Fenton Lake: The lake remains 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: The lake is completely free of ice and open to bank fishing. There were a few anglers out this past week but we had no reports. The boat ramps remain closed.

Jackson Lake: Fishing was fair using PowerBait and salmon eggs for trout. We had no other reports.

Jemez Waters: Stream flow on the Jemez River near Jemez Springs on Monday morning was 58 cfs. Fishing on the Jemez was slow to fair using worms for trout. Trout fishing on the Cebolla above Fenton Lake was good using salmon eggs.

Lake Farmington: Fishing was good using PowerBait and salmon eggs for trout. Nonmotorized watercraft are now allowed on Lake Farmington. Fees are $50 for the season or $5 daily.

Manzano Lake: Fishing was slow with just a few trout caught by anglers using PowerBait.

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

San Juan River: Stream flow from Navajo Reservoir on Monday was 484 cfs. Trout fishing through the Quality waters was slow to fair using leech patterns, wooly buggers and San Juan worms. Juaquin Trujillo caught and released three 17-inch brown trout here last weekend. He was using homemade trout jigs. Fishing through the bait waters was fair using salmon eggs, PowerBait, night crawlers and Kastmasters.

Tingley Beach: Trout fishing at the Central and Youth ponds was good using PowerBait, homemade dough bait, salmon eggs, Kastmasters and Pistol Petes. We had no other reports.


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