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Courtesy New Mexico Department of Game & Fish

Matthew Medina of Albuquerque caught his limit of kokanee salmon using snagging hooks near the dam Oct. 5 at Navajo Lake.

Catch of the Week

Bluewater Lake: John Luna of Albuquerque caught a 42-inch tiger muskie using a crankbait lure Oct. 1.

Eagle Nest Lake: David Moreno of Las Vegas caught a 22-inch rainbow trout using homemade dough bait Oct. 2.

Grindstone Reservoir: Evan Torres of Albuquerque caught and released a 16-inch golden rainbow trout using a bunny leech fly Oct. 2.

Navajo Lake: Matthew Medina of Albuquerque caught his limit of kokanee salmon using snagging hooks near the dam Oct. 5. Isaac Cordova of Albuquerque caught four salmon using snagging hooks Oct. 2.

Pecos River: Jude Buenviaje, age 13, of Santa Fe caught a 21-inch rainbow trout using a Blue Fox spinner Oct. 4.

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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