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 […]

Ten guidelines for brush management

By Tom Dominguez, Quay County Extension New Mexico rangelands sustain many species of weeds and brush.

12-09-2008: 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. Conchas LakeFishing was fair using spoons in 20-to-30 feet of water for white bass and a few walleye. We […]

11-18-2008: 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. Conchas LakeFishing was slow for all species. Ute LakeFishing for white bass was fair using spoons at 30-to-32 feet […]

Aug. 20, 2008 Fishing Report

Conchas LakeFishing was fair using jerk baits, top water lures, tubes, baby brush hogs and chigger craws for small-mouth bass and largemouth bass. Fishing was fair using crank baits, grubs, spinners and top water lures for white bass. Fishing was good using liver, shrimp, hot dogs and night crawlers for catfish. Fishing for bluegill was […]

12-12-2007: 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. Conchas Fishing pressure was very light. A few smallmouth bass were taken by anglers using spoons and drop shot […]

11-28-2007: 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. Conchas Fishing was fair using slab spoons at 29-to-35 feet for walleye. We had no reports on other species. […]

Don’t let science shake your faith

By Leonard Lauriault: QCS Religion Columnist On April 7, Brian Williams, NBC Nightly News Anchor, recapped three of the week’s stories he thought might shake some people’s faith in God. I found more information on the news stories at the NBC Nightly News Web site (www.msnbc.com). The first story reported how some oceanographers speculate that […]

1/21 Editorial

Another year, another stab at re-writing the Endangered Species Act. Last year, the House of Representatives actually managed to pass a bill containing some promising provisions, including one requiring that compensation be paid to people whose property values are diminished by a federal listing. Now the action moves to the U.S. Senate — the graveyard […]

11/19 Editorial

We’ve frequently lamented the stubborn unwillingness of many major environmental groups to acknowledge good news on the environmental front, lest a retreat from the relentlessly apocalyptic script stop the donations from flowing and cause the media spotlight to turn away. So it’s only fair that we take note when a green group bucks those expectations […]