This fishing report from the New Mexico Wildlife Department is generated by officers and anglers.
Area lake reports
Coyote Creek: Flow is 2.7 cfs. The water is low and fishing is slow.
Pecos River: Flows are 37 cfs near Pecos and 85 cfs below Sumner Dam.
Fishing has not changed much, Hatches of caddis, yellow sallies and blue-wing olives are ongoing and fishing is good.
Conchas Lake: Fishing is improving as temperatures cool down. White bass are fair, all methods are working with a few big fish reported. Catfish are good with chicken liver. A few small walleye and a few large crappie have been caught on worms or minnows.
Santa Rosa Lake: Water release has stopped but fishing remains slow for all species.
Storrie Lake: There has been light pressure and trout are fair. Catfish are fair at night with chicken liver. The lake was stocked again last week with another 2,400 rainbows.
Ute Lake: Walleye are fair to good, trolling deep divers at 25 feet near main channel and with nightcrawlers on the bottom in 25 - 30 feet of water. White bass are fair to good trolling deep divers in the main channel at 25 feet. Smallmouth and largemouth bass are slow. Catfish are good with stink bait, chicken liver or night crawlers in 4 - 15 feet of water.
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