Scenes from kokanee salmon snagging season at Navajo Lake on Nov, 2019. Farmington Daily Times


Navajo Lake: Noe Garcia of Albuquerque caught a 24-inch kokanee salmon using a snag hook near Navajo Dam on Nov. 2.

San Juan River: Ben Sameshima of Tucson, Arizona, caught a 24-inch rainbow trout near Kiddy Hole using a Yong Wing fly on Nov. 2.

Navajo Lake: Erika Thomas of Rio Rancho caught a 16-inch kokanee salmon using a snag hook on Oct. 25.

Chama River: Nicolas Villescas of Edgewood caught a 21-inch kokanee salmon between Heron Lake and El Vado Lake using a Panther Martin spinner on Nov. 4.

More than 45,000 triploid rainbow trout were released on the San Juan River on Oct. 22, as well as a little more than a thousand triploid rainbow trout on the following day, Oct. 23, on the Chama River below Abiquiu.

The fishing report is published weekly each Tuesday by the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish. 

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