This fishing report, provided by the Department of Game and Fish and The Fish Phone, 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.
Ute Lake – Fishing remains the same this week. Walleye are reported as excellent when fishing minnows Carolina rigged in 10-16 feet of water and casting cranks and jigs to the shoreline. Smallmouth and largemouth bass are fishing good when throwing tubes and grubs. The largemouth are being found in the thick brush and trees and the smallmouth are more on the main lake points in 10-15 feet of water. Catfish are fishing fair up the Canadian past the crappie wall. Stink baits are the ticket. White bass are fishing fair, a few are being landed here and there. Try up around the ranch house. Crappie are fishing fair.
Conchas Lake – Fishing is reported as good for crappie. The white bass are fishing fair. A few walleye are being taken. All fish are being caught in 10 - 15 feet of water drifting minnows and from the docks.
Send your best catch to: