This Week's Fishing Report
Elephant Butte Lake: Fishing is slow-to-fair using sassy shad on 1/4 and 3/8 oz. jig heads, minnows, crank baits and spinners for white bass. Fishing for Walleye is slow but a few have been taken on sassy shad and crank baits. Fishing for largemouth bass and smallmouth bass is slow with a few taken on sassy shad, crank baits and jerk baits. No reports on other species. Surface temps on the main lake range from
52 - 62 degrees.
Caballo Lake: Walleye fishing is slow-to-fair using minnows, grubs, crank baits and bottom bouncer/night crawler rigs. Fishing for white bass is fair using grubs, crank baits and minnows. Fishing is fair-to-good using stink baits, worms and chicken liver for catfish. The water is murky.
Rio Grande River: Water flow below Elephant Butte is 1,120 cfs. Fishing is fair using white grubs for Walleye. Fishing is fair using worms for trout. Water is also being released from Caballo Lake downstream at the rate of 1,100 cfs. Fishing below Caballo and at Percha Dam is fair using sassy shad, curly tail grubs and minnows for white bass and Walleye. Fishing for catfish is fair using minnows and stink baits.
Thanks to the Sentinel for this information.