New Mexico fishing and stocking repors for Jan. 9

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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.

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Catches of the week

  • Grindstone Reservoir: Lilly Villescas, 9, of Alamogordo, caught her limit of trout Dec. 31. She was using Gulp trout dough.

The following report came in late but deserves a mention:

  • Ute Lake: Layle Sanchez of Portales caught an 18-inch, 3.3-pound, smallmouth bass Dec. 29. She was using a minnow.

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.