Fishing Report

The New Mexico Game and Fish Department’s fishing report appears below: Conchas Lake Catfish and bluegill provided some great action for anglers this past week. Best baits for the catfish were high were night crawlers and cutbait used on trotlines and rod and reel. Most of the bluegills were taken on minnows, worms and poppers. [...]

8/6 Fishing Report

The New Mexico Game and Fish Department’s fishing report appears below: Conchas Lake Bluegills were still providing the best action this past week. Worms, poppers and small jigs were the best baits. Fishing for catfish was good for anglers using shrimp, cut bait, hotdogs, stink bait and night crawlers. There were quite a number of [...]

7/30 Fishing Report

New Mexico Game and Fish Department’s fishing report appears below: Conchas Lake Worms, small jigs and flies provided plenty of action for anglers fishing for bluegill this past week. Fishing for all other species was a bit slow. There were some small black bass taken on finesse worms, crank baits and tubes and a few [...]

July 9 Fishing Report

Here is the latest fishing report from New Mexico Department of Game and Fish: Santa Rosa Lake: The water continues to clear. Fishing was slow to fair using tubes, lizards and crank baits for smallmouth bass. Fishing was fair using shrimp on trotlines for catfish. There were no reports on other species. Sumner Lake: Fishing [...]

July 2 fishing report

The New Mexico Game and Fish Department’s fishing report Conchas Lake Anglers using light spinning tackle and fly rods had great fun with bluegill and smallmouth bass this past week. They were using worms, poppers, small tubes and some wet flies. Fishing was fair trolling wally divers and other crank baits for walleye. Others did [...]

June 18 Fishing Report

New Mexico Fish and Game Department’s Fishing Report Conchas Lake Fishing was rated as slow to fair for most species this past week. A few walleye and white bass were taken by anglers trolling crank baits. A few smallmouth bass were caught on jerk baits, plastics and crank abits. Fishing for catfish was fair for [...]

Fishing Report, June 11

New Mexico Game and Fish Department fishing report Conchas Lake Fishing slowed a bit this week for all species. A few white bass were taken by anglers trolling and casting crank baits and sassy shad. A few walleye were taken on curly tail grubs and bottom bouncer/crawler rigs. Some black bass were taken on salt [...]

5/4 Fishing report

Conchas Lake Walleye and white bass fishing picked up this past week. The most successful anglers were trolling crank baits at depths of 10 to 20 feet. Crappie fishing was rated as fair to good along the marina. Most were taken on jigs and minnows. Fishing for catfish was good on rod and reel in [...]