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: […]

Fishing report — July 21

The fishing report from New Mexico Wildlife Department is generated by officers and anglers. Area lake reports: •

Man’s body recovered from Ute Lake

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Thomas Garcia Dive teams have recovered the body of a 31-year-old Portales man who drowned Thursday night at Ute Lake. “The divers recovered the body of a man at 2 p.m., Friday at Ute Lake,” said New Mexico State Police Lt. Cleo Baker. Baker said the identity of the drowning victim could not be released […]

State police: Fourth of July uneventful despite large crowds

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Thomas Garcia Local authorities say the holiday weekend was pleasant as nearly 40,000 people visited Ute Lake State Park in Logan. From Thursday through Sunday there were 39,000 visitors to Ute Lake State Park, said Marty Niman, New Mexico State Parks public information officer. Despite the high number of visitors the New Mexico State Police […]

Fishing report — July 7

QCS staff The fishing report from New Mexico Wildlife Department is generated by officers and anglers. Area lake reports Clayton Lake: Heavy rains over the weekend caused the water to become murky. Largemouth bass are reported as good using plastic crawdads. No reports on other species. Conchas Lake: Recreational boaters made the water a little […]

Fishing report — June 30

The fishing report from New Mexico Wildlife Department is generated by officers and anglers. Area lake reports: • Clayton Lake: Trout are good from the shore with worms or Power Bait and many limits have been reported. Bass are generally slow with an occasional report of one being caught while fishing for trout. Walleye are […]

Fishing report — June 23

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.

Our page — June 2

Meet your neighbor Name: James Chester Gurule Profession: Ute Lake State Park manager Age: 29 Hometown: Logan Family: Wife — Lara Corin “Cori” Gurule, 29; Sons — James Chance Gurule, 12; Christopher James Gurule, 10; Daughter — Makayla Rhea Gurule, 6 Your idea of a perfect day: No wind, and spending time with my family […]

Fishing report — May 19

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.

Fishing report — May 5

The fishing report from New Mexico Wildlife Department is generated by officers and anglers. Area lake reports: Clayton Lake: Fishing is good for 16-17-inch rainbows with many limits reported. Spinners and power bait are working best. No reports on other species. Officials said 2,772 rainbows were stocked last week. Conchas Lake: The water is fairly […]