Albuquerque Area Drains: Trout fishing on the Albuquerque Drain, Albuquerque Drain South, Belen Drain and the Corrales Drain was fair to good using spinners, wax worms, power eggs, small jigs and salmon eggs.
A.J. Trujillo fished the Belen Drain with his brother Gerald Trujillo and his wife, Amber Trujillo of Los Lunas. They caught a walleye, carp, catfish, three largemouth bass and a trout. All were caught on power jigs with the exception of the trout, which was caught on a Rooster Tail.
Bluewater Lake: Opened for ice fishing Saturday, Jan. 16, with an ice thickness ranging from 7 to 9 inches.
Fishing was fair to good using atomic jigs for trout. Fishing for all other species was slow.
For updated ice conditions, contact the State Park office at 505-876-2391.
Chama River: Monday morning water flows below El Vado and Abiquiu were 114 cfs and 68 cfs respectively.
Fishing below Abiquiu was good again this past week as anglers did well using Berkley power eggs, worms, wooly buggers and egg patterns for trout.
Cochiti Lake: As of Monday, the majority of the lake was covered with unsafe ice.