Fishing report — Dec. 1

This fishing report, provided by the Department of Game and Fish and thefishphone.com, has been generated from the best information available from area officers, anglers, guides and local businesses. Conditions may vary as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities.
Coyote Creek — The water is low and fishing is slow with no pressure.
Pecos River — With the low and clear water, approach the river with some stealth. Flies, spinners and various baits are all working and fishing is reported as good.
Conchas Lake — Fishing is reported as slow with very little pressure. No report.
Morphy Lake — The lake closed Oct. 31 and re-opens next April.
Santa Rosa Lake — No report this week.
Storrie Lake — Fishing for trout is reported as fair. Success is being had with cheese, worms and Power Bait.
Sumner Lake —Winter trout waters, stilling basin – Very little pressure on the lake. The river below the lake is reported as fishing good for trout with Power Bait.
Ute Lake — Reports remain the same this week. Water temperature is around 54 degrees, main lake clear, river arms stained. Fishing overall has started to pick up a bit. Walleye are fair fishing at 42 – 46 feet with slabs and spinners. Night crawlers in 20-30 feet of water have also produced some fish. White-bass are good fishing at 32 – 38 feet with slabs and spinner baits. smallmouth and largemouth bass are fishing slow.
Catfish are good to excellent using stink baits in 4-15 feet of water.

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