Elephant Butte Inn and Spa

This Week's Fishing Report

Elephant Butte Lake: Fishing is good using tubes,crank baits,creature baits, worms, jerk baits and jigs for largemouth bass and smallmouth bass.  Fishing is good using minnows, sassy shad, white Bombers and spinners for white bass.  Fishing is fair using minnows, small tubes and jigs for crappie.  Fishing is good using chicken liver, shrimp and stink baits for catfish.  Surface temps on the main lake range from 65 to 71 degrees.
Caballo Lake: Fishing is good trolling crank baits, spinner/grub combinations and spinner/minnow combinations for white bass.  Fishing is fair to good using stink bait, liver and shrimp for catfish.  A few crappie are being taken on minnows.
Rio Grande River: No Report. Water flow below Elephant Butte was 30 cfs on Monday.  Fishing is slow for all species.  Flows are expected to increase from Elephant Butte and Caballo.

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