Catches of the week
- Elephant Butte Lake: Samantha Dodd of Los Lunas caught a 2.8-pound white bass Dec. 30. She was fishing near Kettle Top and using a white deep-diving crank bait. Samantha also caught two white bass that weighed 2.4 pounds each and one at 1.5 pounds.
The following report came in late but deserves a mention:
- Navajo Lake: EJ King of Aztec caught and released two northern pike that measured about 37 inches each Dec. 24. He was using a swim bait.
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