The fishing report from New Mexico Wildlife Department is generated by officers and anglers.
Are lake reports
Sumner Lake: Winter trout waters, stilling basin – Pressure has been light and fishing is slow for all species.
Ute Lake: Walleye are slow jigging with live minnows at 40 - 60 feet.
White bass are scattered and trolling white crank baits or jigging at 30 - 40 feet with spoon slabs may pick up a few. Smallmouth and largemouth bass are slow with top water lures best in the mornings and 4-inch worms or grubs later in the day. Catfish are good with stink bait, chicken liver or night crawlers. Crappie are slow.
Conchas Lake: The water is murky from the recent rain. Pressure has been light and reports are slow for bass. Catfish are excellent with chicken liver. A few walleye and a few large crappie have been caught on worms or minnows.
Santa Rosa Lake: Water is being released and fishing is slow for all species.
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