Fishing Report: 05-30-2007

This fishing report has been generated from the best information available from officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, however, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Conchas Lake Fishing for walleye was good for anglers using grubs, night crawlears, crank baits and spinner/ worm and […]

Two Logan men face charges for poaching

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Two Logan men charged with poaching are scheduled to appear in court on Thursday. Brent Daniels, 29, and Travis Oberg, 34, are to be arraigned at the Harding County Magistrate Court at Roy, according to a clerk at the magistrate court. Daniels and Oberg are charged with poaching a […]

Sept. 27, 2006 Fishing Report

This fishing report has been generated from the best information available from officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, however, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Conhas Lake Smallmouth bass provided some good action this past week for anglers using drop shot rigs, tubes and […]

NM Game Commission to meet in Tucumcari to adopt new big-game hunting rules

Special to the QCS Special to the QCS The New Mexico Game Commission will meet Sept. 28-29 in Tucumcari to adopt new big-game hunting and trapping rules for the 2007-2008 and 2008-2009 seasons, and to consider higher civil penalties for poaching, the commission announced Tuesday in a press release. The meeting will be from 8 […]

Hunting for licenses on Internet postponed to Thursday

Hunters hunt for licenses crashes Internet site A proposed sale of hunting licenses on the Internet was canceled by the The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, according to a statement released Tuesday. The department temporarily deactivated the online sale of nearly 4,000 New Mexico public-land deer hunting permits and 55 elk licenses left […]

Former receiver makes state-record catch at Ute Lake

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Two years after his college football career ended, Cale Sanders made one of his most famous catches. Sanders, now a teacher and coach at Roswell’s Goddard High School, landed a state-record smallmouth bass Friday evening at Ute Lake. “No one in the state has caught a bigger smallmouth,” Sanders […]

Conchas Dam celebrates 70 years

By Ryn Gargulinski: QUAY COUNTY SUN Conchas Dam is having a birthday. The dam, 32 miles northwest of Tucumcari, began construction on July 23, 1935. A celebration is planned for 10 a.m. on Friday at Conchas Lake State Park’s Core of Engineers Park. The celebration will include presentations, photography, historical films, tours of the dam […]

Free fishing weekend

QCS Staff – Saturday allows New Mexicans a day to fish without a license or habitat stamp. The New Mexico Game Commission has announced Saturday is a day of free fishing. All anglers, residents and non-residents can fish public waters with no license or habitat stamp required. Marty Frentzel, chief of information and outreach for […]

Ute Lake gets busier in 2004

David Arkin Things have been jumping for fishermen, bait stores and park officials this summer at the Ute Lake State Park in Logan. And this weekend is expected to be no different. With the July 4 weekend approaching, officials at the park say they are getting ready for large crowds, something they’ve been accustomed to […]

Comments from the Canyon

Thanks to Joan Vance we now have water lilies in the tank at Tucumcari Historical Museum. She supplied a whole heard of gold fish last year and bothered to mention that show also had water lilies. Of course, this woman from Ima was delighted because both donations revived many fond memories of the childhood in […]