Elephant Butte Inn and Spa

Updated Fishing Report

Elephant Butte Lake: Fishing is fair using tubes, small swim baits, small craws, senkos, crank baits and smallie beavers for largemouth bass and smallmouth bass.  Fishing is good using minnows, sassy shad, crank baits, grubs, jigs and spinners for white bass.  Fishing is fair using minnows and jigs for crappie.  The best crappie reports are from anglers fishing the tire break in Rock Canyon.  Fishing is fair using chicken liver and stink baits for catfish.  Surface temps on the main lake ranged from 62 to 64 degrees.

Caballo Lake:  Fishing picked up a bit this past week as anglers reported catching walleye, white bass and crappie.  Anglers did best using white and chrome crank baits, grubs, minnows and bottom bouncer/nightcrawler combinations.

Rio Grande River: No report this week.


Thanks to the Sentinel for this week's Fishing Report

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