Conchas Lake and Reports


Saturday, March 15th, 2008

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    Water Temp: 42-44

    Water Clarity: Stained (2-4 foot visibility)

    Report: Fishing was good. Anglers caught a lot of bass on crank baits. Water was clear, however the lake level is down. Noth Dock Marina area was great for large mouth.
    City: Holloman AFB / Alamogordo NM

Monday, December 26th, 2005

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    Water Clarity: Stained (2-4 foot visibility)

    Report: I caught 2 23 inch walleye on a pink jig with a wight head will troling 30 feet down and at about 4mph. i also got a 12 pound bass using a green salted tube at about 10-15 feet down.
    City: albuquequer

    Tips: fish deep and with bright colored jigs for walleyes and fish shalow with murky tubes for bass. good luck

Saturday, June 16th, 2001

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    Water Temp: 73

    Water Clarity: Clear (4+ foot visibility)

    Report: Started with a white buzzbait till about 9:30am and had a nice smallie and a 16+" largemounth (both came between 8+9am). Lot's o dinks. Switched to Senko's and caught another keeper smallie and more dinks. Once the boat traic got bad ished main lake points with yamamoto grubs in smoke colors and caught my best smallie o the day and a lot dinks again with some 13" largemouths. Overall enough bites to keep things interesting all day.
    City: Albuquerque

    Tips: Top water irst thing till you can't move you arm anymore.

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    Water Temp: 72

    Water Clarity: Muddy (0-2 foot visibility)

    Report: Fished Saturday aternoon/evening and endured pretty windy conditions. Caught one largemouth split shotting a 4" inesse worm and a smallmouth lipping a tube. Both ish hit the bait while swimming it back to the boat. On Sunday the wind died down and was able to get on a bit o a pattern swimming tubes and inesse worms through brush early and late and through shaded areas during the middle o the day. Spinnerbaits and cranbaits weren't doing it. Wish I had tried some lukes since they really seemed to be keying on small plastics being swam through the middle o the water column.
    City: Albuquerque

    Tips: Check your depth inder to see what level/depth most o the ish activity seems to be in. Most o the ish were suspended in or over trees/brush in 15 to 25 oot o water about 6-12 eet deep. Also, when reeling in to make another cast, pause once beore getting the lure back to the boat. I had a surprising number o smallies chase the bait all the way to the boat.