Fishing report — July 28

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

Area lake reports:

Clayton Lake: The lake is mossy and rains have kept fishermen away. No report.

Conchas Lake: First it was the hot weather, and now the rains have slowed the fishing. Reports are slow for all species.

Ute Lake: Walleye are in deeper water and trolling is slow with deep diving crank baits. White bass are schooling at about 30 feet and are reported as fair trolling slabs and jigs. Smallmouth and largemouth bass are slow with soft plastics or Senkos. Catfish are fair on stink bait or chicken liver.

Sumner Lake: Winter trout waters, stilling basin – pressure has been light and reports are slow for all species.

Santa Rosa Lake: There has been no pressure due to heavy rains and there is no fishing report.

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