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Chama River

Rating - Fair   

Saturday, Jan 28 2023
Streamflow below El Vado Lake and below Abiquiu Lake Monday morning was 100 cfs and 106 cfs, respectively. Fishing for trout below Abiquiu Lake was was slow to fair when using spinners, flies and PowerBait. Please remember, from the river-crossing bridge on U.S. Highway 84 at Abiquiu upstream 7 miles to the base of Abiquiu Dam is special trout waters with a bag limit of two trout only.




Saturday, Jan 28 2023



GPS

GPS: N 36 58 149 W 106 72 740

Weather Report

Chama River Weather

Access Info

Driving directions from Alnuquerque; I-25 north to Santa Fe, exit NM-599 N (Santa Fe bypass) just south of Santa Fe, continue to US-84/285 W, exit US 84/285 W, turn left at NM-112 S, turn left at Cooper's Lodge sign. Approximately 3 hours driving time.
 

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Chama River


Rating - Fair

Streamflow below El Vado Lake and below Abiquiu Lake Monday morning was 100 cfs and 106 cfs, respectively. Fishing for trout below Abiquiu Lake was was slow to fair when using spinners, flies and PowerBait. Please remember, from the river-crossing bridge on U.S. Highway 84 at Abiquiu upstream 7 miles to the base of Abiquiu Dam is special trout waters with a bag limit of two trout only.


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