02-23-2008: Fishing Report

This fishing report has been generated from the best information available from officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, however, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities.

Fishing was slow for all species. Fishing pressure was very light.

Ute Lake
Fishing was slow again this past week but there were a few walleye and white bass taken by anglers using slab spoons and fishing at depths of 40-to-45 feet.

Catches of the week
On Feb.12, Hal Westall of Logan caught a 6.67-pound walleye at Ute Lake. He was using a slab spoon in about 40 feet of water.
If you have a catch of the week story, send it to us at billfishnm@hotmail.com . Include date, location, type of fish, length and bait used to catch the fish.

This report was complied by the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish.