New Mexico fishing and stocking reports for Feb. 28

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This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities.

Check out the stocking report for Feb. 24

Alumni Pond

Catches of the week

  • Alumni Pond: David Castellano, 11, of Las Cruces caught a 12-inch rainbow trout Feb. 25. He was using green PowerBait.
  • Elephant Butte Lake: Jeff Martinez of Albuquerque caught a 40-pound blue catfish Feb. 26. He was using cut bait.
  • Tingley Beach: Charisma Charles of Albuquerque caught two nice rainbow trout at the Youth Pond Feb. 26. It was her first time fishing and she was using green PowerBait.
  • Ute Lake: Art Cordova of Logan caught a 7.12-pound walleye Feb. 22. He was using a Sling Blade. Mike Dorgelo of Logan caught an 8.70-pound walleye Feb. 27. He was using a jig and grub combination.

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, and location, type of fish, length and weight if possible and bait, lure or fly used.