This fishing report, provided by Dustin Berg and Go Unlimited (supporting disabled anglers) and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities.


Catch of the Week, Weekly Fishing & Stocking Report, New Mexico Game and Fish

Canjilon Lakes: Marcus Gallegos of Los Lunas caught a 19-inch rainbow trout using orange PowerBait May 20.

Conchas Lake: Zeke Acosta, age 7, of Albuquerque caught his first fish, a 12-inch white bass, using a bright chartreuse and orange spinner May 23.

Corona Pond: Aiden Zook of Corona caught and released a half-pound albino catfish using raw chicken May 27.

Eagle Nest Lake: Makenzie, Oliver and Penelope Fitzgerald, ages 13, 7, and 5, of Amarillo, Texas, caught a 21-inch rainbow trout using salmon peach PowerBait May 21.

Elephant Butte Lake: Alex Flores, age 11, of Las Cruces caught a 3.5-pound walleye using a curly tail jig May 29.

Hopewell Lake: Tom Chobocinski of Ojo Caliente caught a 16-inch rainbow trout using a brown and black Joe's Fly spinner May 25. Rick McCall of Santa Fe caught a 20-inch rainbow trout using a crankbait May 20.

McGaffey Lake: Ever Barraza Bueno of Bernalillo caught a 15-inch rainbow trout using PowerBait May 30.

Monastery Lake: Egan Kuehne, age 9, of Albuquerque caught a 15.5-inch rainbow using orange PowerBait May 28. Joseph Crespin of Santa Fe caught a 16.5-inch and 15.5-inch rainbow trout using cheese PowerBait May 28.

Morphy Lake: Tim Fresquez of Chacon caught a 24-inch rainbow trout using original scent PowerBait Trout Nuggets May 27. Alejandro and Sammarha Pacheco, ages 9 and 16, of Tecolote caught a 19.5-inch and 20-inch rainbow trout using Pistol Pete spinner flies May 23.

Quemado Lake: Austyn Riley, age 9, of Laguna Pueblo caught a 15-inch rainbow trout using a Pistol Pete spinner fly May 29. Santiago Gonzales, age 6, of Albuquerque caught an 11-inch rainbow trout using a Panther Martin Holographic spinner May 23.

San Juan River: Dyllon Drake of Aztec caught a 25-inch brown trout using a silver and black streamer fly May 27.

Seven Springs Brood Pond: Owen Middagh, age 9, of Albuquerque caught a 16- and 19-inch rainbow trout using a Woolly Bugger fly May 30. Jessa Gomez, age 3, of La Puebla caught multiple 18-inch trout using orange and green PowerBait May 30. Mateo Sanchez, age 8, and brother Marcus Sanchez, age 6, of Rio Rancho caught six rainbow trout ranging from 16 to 20 inches using green PowerBait May 30. Maya Heyman, Ariana Heyman and Hunter Keelin, ages 8, 5 and 11, all of Albuquerque caught their limits of trout using garlic-scented PowerBait May 27.

If you have a catch of the week story or just want to tell us about your latest New Mexico fishing experience, send it to us at funfishingnm@gmail.com. We may include your story in our next report.

For catches of the week, include name, age, hometown, date, location, type of fish, length, and weight if possible and bait, lure or fly used.

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