Fishing report — April 21

The fishing report from New Mexico Wildlife Department is generated by officers and anglers. Area lake reports: Clayton Lake: Trout are reported as fair with power bait, corn or worms. Walleye are fair using jigs, night crawlers or minnows. No reports on other species. Conchas Lake: The lake level is rising and the water temperature […]

Public input sought on Conchas lake plan

QCS Staff New Mexico State Parks invites the public to review and comment on the draft park management plan for Conchas Lake State Park. “The public needs to be there and make their opinions known,” said Marti Niman, Public information officer for NM State Parks. “Their input helps to guide planners and park officials on […]

Press release: Public meeting to be held on Conchas Lake management plan

Freedom New Mexico CONCHAS DAM, N.M. – New Mexico State Parks invites the public to review and comment on the draft park management plan for Conchas Lake State Park. The plan includes a history of the park, a review of existing park resources and facilities, and proposed management and facility improvements for the next five […]

Tax officials to auction 116 lots near Conchas Lake

Associated Press LAS VEGAS, N.M.

Fishing report

The fishing report from New Mexico Wildlife Department is generated by officers and anglers.Area lake reports: Conchas Lake: Fishing pressure was very light and fishing was slow for all species. A few walleye were taken by anglers using spoons and crank baits. Ute Lake: Fishing was fair-to-good using slab spoons and blade baits at 35-to-40 […]

9-30 Fishing report

The fishing report from New Mexico Wildlife Department is generated by officers and anglers. Area lake reports:Conchas Lake: Fishing was slow-to-fair using sweet beavers, tubes, baby brush hogs, senkos and jerk baits for smallmouth bass and largemouth bass. Fishing for white bass was fair using crank baits, grubs and slab spoons. Fishing was fair using […]

9-23 Fishing report

The fishing report from New Mexico Wildlife Department is generated by officers and anglers. Area lake reports: Conchas Lake: Fishing was fair using Rat-L-Traps, senkos, spinner bait and worms for smallmouth and largemouth bass. Fishing was fair using liver, cut bait and minnows for catfish. Fishing for white bass was fair using crank baits, grubs […]

Commission will discuss Taser shooting case

QCS staff Three executive sessions have been scheduled for Thursday’s City Commission meeting at City Hall. One of the sessions pertains to threatened or pending litigation against the city and includes discussion about Kailee Martinez, the Tucumcari teenager shot with a taser by Police Chief Roger Hatcher this summer. The agenda was not clear as […]

Dirt work

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Damien Deynata of San Diego played in the sand with his dump truck on Labor Day at Ute Lake State Park. Damien and his mother Melissa Deynata were visiting family in Quay County over the holiday.

Lake officials expect busy Labor Day weekend

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By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer If you’re thinking about spending Labor Day weekend at an area lake, better start thinking about camping arrangements. Conchas State Park and Ute Lake State Park officials said Tuesday that all of their reservation sites have been filled. Administrator Lorna Ford said Conchas has 76 campsites that can be […]