The only boat ramp open for launching is the low water ramp in the Cove Canyon area and boaters are advised to use caution due to low water conditions. Fishing is fair using jigging spoons and minnows for a mixed bag of walleye and white bass. Fishing for all other species is slow.
Heavy monsoon rains muddy the Pecos north of the park entrance in mid June 2022. Villanueva has long been a trout-fishing destination. The department regularly stocks the stretch of