: CHAMA RIVER: Monday morning water flows below El Vado and Abiquiu were 418 cfs and 458 cfs respectively. High stream flows have dramatically slowed fishing at both locations but there were a few trout caught by anglers fishing below Abiquiu. They were using Rapalas, worms and wooly buggers.
Reported by: David Cooper, El Vado Guest Ranch
Lures & Spinners
An excellent fishing stream
that consistently produces trophy size brown trout.
Access at El Vado lake and
near Ghost Ranch. Section from El Vado Reservoir has been designated as a wild
and scenic river. Fish species include brown trout, rainbow trout and kokanee
salmon. A 34 mile stretch of river. Best trout fishing is within several miles
of El Vado Dam.