State Fishing Report: Week Of Jan. 15


Catches of the week

Chama River: Thomas Vigil of Espanola caught and released a 21-inch rainbow trout using a small jerk bait below Abiquiu Dam Jan. 7.

Red River: Pearl Yeager of Des Montes caught a 21.5-inch rainbow trout using salmon eggs Jan. 11.

Storrie Lake: Estevan Alarcon caught two 18-inch rainbow trout using worms Jan. 11.

The following report came in late, but is definitely worth mentioning:

Ruidoso River: Talia Jasso, age 20, of Las Cruces caught a 15-inch rainbow trout using a copper spinner Jan. 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 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.