• Bluewater Lake:  Aug. 25, Kyle Williamson, age 12, of Albuquerque caught and released a 36-inch tiger musky. He was fishing from the bank and using an F-7 gold Rapala.
  • Quemado Lake:  Aug. 10, Karl Anderson of Fence Lake caught a 32-inch 32-pound carp on 4-pound test line. He was using worms.
  • Bluewater Lake:  Aug. 14, Judith Moya caught a 47.5-inch 34-pound tiger musky. She was using a Rapala.
  • San Juan River:  Aug. 18, Kristen Fairey of Gallup caught a 20-inch rainbow trout. She was sight fishing and using a princess nymph.

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 fishforfun2@hotmail.com. We may include your story in our next report. For catches of the week, include name, date, and location, type of fish, length and weight if possible and bait, lure or fly used.

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  1. Thomas Joseph Smith Jr. of Albuquerque New Mexico caught a 18.5 inch rainbow trout at Monastery Lake Last Tuesday June 30th. He was using a gold Kast master… Dad was really proud…..

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