Fishing was fair using suspending jerk baits at the upper end of the Ute Creek arm and on the upper end of the Canadian arm for white bass. Fishing was fair using minnows and night crawlers for catfish. A few walleye were taken on jig and white grub combinations fished at 12-to-14 feet. A few smallmouth bass were taken on minnows. We had no reports on other species.
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