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 […]

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 […]

Cattle guard lawsuit dismissed

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun A lawsuit against Quay County over cattle guards was dismissed Thursday in 10th Judicial District Court, according to court reports. “In my opinion, this is a frivolous lawsuit that is costing the county tax payers,” said Quay County Commission Chairman Franklin McCasland on Monday. McCasland said the case brought […]

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 […]

Fishing reports — Aug. 26

QCS staff The fishing report from New Mexico Wildlife Department is generated by officers and anglers. Area lake reports: Conchas Lake: Fishing was fair using senkos, swim baits, crank baits, worms and baby brush hogs for smallmouth bass and a few largemouth bass. Most of the bass were small again this past week. Fishing was […]

Fishing report — Aug. 19

The fishing report from New Mexico Wildlife Department is generated by officers and anglers Area lake reports Conchas Lake: Fishing was fair using soft plastics, crank baits and top water lures for smallmouth bass and largemouth bass. Most of the bass were small. Fishing at night was good using liver, cut bait, shrimp and minnows […]

Tucumcari woman shot four times with BB gun

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Freedom New Mexico A 49-year-old Tucumcari woman was shot with a BB gun in the arm, wrist and back about 1 p.m. Friday, Police Chief Roger Hatcher said. She was transported to Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital where X-rays showed four BBs lodged beneath her skin, Hatcher said. Hatcher said the victim told officers four […]

Gun, ammunition sales on the rise

Chelle Delaney and Thomas Garcia The election of Barack Obama appears to have provided a stimulus package for gun makers and ammunition manufacturers. There are reports of increased ammo and gun sales nationwide and sales are also on the rise in Eastern New Mexico and West Texas, according to retailers. “I’ve sold more this year […]

04-09-2008: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received during the last few days by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. According to reports: Saturdayl At 7:35 p.m., a female called to report an unwanted subject at a retail business on East Route 66, who had been banned from […]

04-05-2008: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received during the last few days by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. According to reports: Thursdayl At 5:24 p.m., a male requested an officer to meet to him at the convenience store on Mountain Road because a TV had been […]