New Mexico fishing and stocking reports for Feb. 27

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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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Oasis State Park

Catches of the week

The following reports came in late but deserve a mention:

  • Carlsbad Municipal Lake: Jaxon Sifuentes, 22 months, of Artesia, with help from his gramma, Celina Aguirre, caught his first trout Feb. 14. He was using his new fishing combo with PowerBait.
  • Chama River: Josiah Coriz, age 7, of Ojo Caliente, caught his first fish, a rainbow trout Feb. 18. He was fishing the river in Abiquiu and using worms.
  • Oasis Park Lake: Andre Garcia, age 8, of Clovis, caught four rainbow trout Feb. 18. He was using PowerBait.
  • Tingley Beach: Aaden Bitsie, age 8, of Albuquerque, caught a 14-inch rainbow trout Feb. 18. He was fishing the Youth Pond and using green garlic PowerBait.

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.