Elephant Butte Lake Fishing Report

Friday May 22, 2015

Week of 5-22-2015

White Bass– Fair to good trolling using live bait, crank bait, sassy shad & curly tail jigs around Black Bluffs, McRae & south of Long Point

Large & Small Mouth Bass– Good using worms, lizards, chigger craws, plastic worms, sweet beavers, jerk minnows, jigs, tubes & crank baits around Castle Rock & by the damn

Crappie– Good using live bait around McRae & Castle Rock

Catfish– Very good using cut shad, worms, chicken liver, dead minnows, crawdads & dough bait all over the lake

Walleye– Fair using crank bait and worms

Night fishing has started at Rock Canyon Marina and Damsite Marina on weekends starting at 7pm to 4am. Spaces on the lighted deck are $10 a person. Be sure to get your spot!

Take your kiddos fishing!

Perch– Fair to good using worms cut in half around Marina Del Sur

Blue Gill– Fair using worms cut in half around Marina Del Sur

White Bass– Good using minnows around Horse Island and Rattlesnake Island

Walleye– Fair to good using minnows around Damsite

Have a safe and happy Memorial Day Weekend!