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Fishing good in some spots

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By The Staff

Abiquiu Lake: Fishing was good using tubes, worms, jerk baits, crank baits, wooly buggers and top water lures for smallmouth bass. Fishing was fair trolling crank baits and using spinner/night crawler rigs for walleye. The best reports came from anglers fishing the early morning hours. Night fishing was fair to good using liver and stink bait for catfish.
Bluewater Lake: Fishing was fair using top water lures, large flies and water dogs for tiger muskies. Anglers should be aware that it is illegal to use bait fish at this lake.
Canjilon Lakes: Closed by the U.S. Forest service until further notice due to danger from falling trees.
Chama River: Monday water flows below El Vado and Abiquiu were 202 cubic feet per second (cfs) and 330 cfs respectively. Fishing above and below El Vado was fair to good using night crawlers, Power Bait, Rapalas and gold Panther Martins for brown and rainbow trout.
Fenton Lake: Fishing was slow to fair using Power Bait, worms, salmon eggs and Pistol Petes for trout.
Heron Lake: The boat ramps are open. Fishing was slow to fair trolling Panther Martins tipped with corn for kokanee and rainbow trout. Bank fishing was fair using Power Bait and worms for rainbow trout.
Jackson Lake: Fishing was slow for all species.
Jemez Waters: Stream flow near Jemez Monday was 65 cfs. Fishing was good using copper John Barrs and salmon eggs for trout. Fishing on the Cebolla was good using worms, stimulators and black ants.
Laguna Del Campo: Fishing was good using night crawlers, salmon eggs, Power Bait, Fisher Chick spinners and Pistol Petes for trout.
Manzano Lake: Fishing was fair using Power Bait, salmon eggs and spinners for trout.
Navajo Lake: Fishing was good trolling Panther Martins, Arnies and Z Rays tipped with corn at 25 to 40 feet for kokanee. Fishing was slow to fair using crank baits and jerk baits for northern pike. Fishing was fair to good using wooly buggers, top water lures, baby brush hogs, tubes and jerk baits for smallmouth bass and largemouth bass. Fishing was fair using night crawlers and liver for catfish. Fishing was fair using Power Bait, worms and spinners for rainbow trout.
Rio Grande: Stream flow Monday at the Taos Junction Bridge was 1,440 cfs. Fishing was slow to fair using weighted wooly bugger, spinners and night crawlers for trout. Fishing in the Albuquerque area was fair to good using liver and dough bait for catfish.
San Gregorio Lake: Trout fishing was very slow.
San Juan: Water flow below Navajo Lake on Monday morning was 3371 cfs. Trout fishing through the Quality Waters was good using root beers, jujus, zebra midges, foam wing emergers, pheasant tail nymphs and Chernobyl ants. There are some decent hatches coming off around mid-day and in the late afternoon hours. Fishing through the bait waters was good using night crawlers, salmon eggs, Power Bait, San Juan worms and jerk baits.
Seven Springs Brood Pond: Fishing was good using salmon eggs, Power Bait, hares ears and copper John Barrs for trout.
Tingley Beach: Fishing at the Central Pond and Youth Pond was slow with just a few catfish and bluegill caught by anglers using worms. Fishing was good using worms for bluegill.
Trout Lakes: Trout fishing on the lower lake was good using worms, salmon eggs, copper John Barrs and Pistol Petes.