9-30 Fishing report

The fishing report from New Mexico Wildlife Department is generated by officers and anglers.

Area lake reports:
Conchas Lake: Fishing was slow-to-fair using sweet beavers, tubes, baby brush hogs, senkos and jerk baits for smallmouth bass and largemouth bass. Fishing for white bass was fair using crank baits, grubs and slab spoons. Fishing was fair using liver, cut bait and shrimp for catfish. Fishing for all other species was slow.

Ute Lake: Fishing was fair-to-good using spoons and crank baits for white bass. The best reports came from anglers using jigging spoons in 25-to-35 feet of water. Fishing for walleye was sporadic with a few taken on spoons, jigs and crank baits. Fishing for largemouth bass and smallmouth bass slowed considerably with just a few keeper size fish caught shallow. Best baits were chigger craws, brush hogs and ikas. We had no reports on other species.

Clayton Lake: Fishing was slow for all species. Fishing pressure was very light.

Oasis Park Pond: Fishing was fair using worms, liver and dough baits for catfish.

Santa Rosa Lake: Fishing was slow-to-fair using spinner baits, chigger craws, sweet beavers and lipless crank baits for smallmouth and largemouth bass. Fishing was slow-to-fair using crank baits, tubes and grubs for walleye and crappie. Fishing for catfish was slow.

Sumner Lake: Fishing was slow-to-fair using tubes, crank baits and jigs for smallmouth bass. We had no reports on other species.

Bosque Redondo: Fishing was slow for all species.