April 2012

Interesting Facts About New Mexico

                                                                                                    
The Palace of the Governors in Santa Fe is the oldest government building in the nation.  The Spanish built it as part of a fortress during the winter of 1609-1610. In 1909, it was converted to the Palace of the Governors History Museum which houses exhibits on Spanish, Mexican, and American colonization dating back to the late 1500’s.
 

What's Happenin' This Weekend

Upcoming is another weekend with lots of fun going on:

This Week's Fishing Report

Elephant Butte Lake: Fishing is fair using crank baits, jerk baits and tubes for largemouth bass and smallmouth bass.  Fishing is sporadic for white bass but anglers have managed to catch a few using minnows, crank baits, grubs and spinners.  The best reports are coming from anglers trolling the McRae Canyon area.  A few walleye have been caught by anglers using minnows, sassy shad and crank baits. Surface temps on the main lake range from 54 to 66 degrees.

Bathe a Cat?

Cats don’t usually need to be bathed because they groom themselves. They do need to be brushed and some long hair breeds may need to have their fur trimmed. If a cat can’t groom himself properly due to an illness or other reason, a little help is necessary. Make sure there is not a medical reason for their lack of grooming by taking him to the Vet.

 Sometimes cats are a little chubby and can’t reach all the places he used to. I had a long haired cat that couldn’t reach around her neck. I had to keep brushing her and cutting out the mats around her neck.

Here's What's Happenin' in Sierra County

Another wonderful weekend on the way! Here's what's happenin' in Sierra County: Friday: April 27th. 2nd Annual Earth Day Program 9am-3pm, Paseo del Rio campground/Elephant Butte Lake State Park. Below EB Dam on State Road 51.......Friends of Elephant Butte Lake are sponsoring their second annual Earth Day Program.

Welcome Shriner Nomads!

This weekend we welcome the Shriner Nomads from Albuquerque!  It's great to have you here in Elephant Butte!

This Week's Fishing Report

Elephant Butte Lake: Fishing is slow-to-fair using sassy shad on 1/4 and 3/8 oz. jig heads, minnows, crank baits and spinners for white bass. Fishing for Walleye is slow but a few have been taken on sassy shad and crank baits. Fishing for largemouth bass and smallmouth bass is slow with a few taken on sassy shad, crank baits and jerk baits. No reports on other species. Surface temps on the main lake range from
52 - 62 degrees.

New T-Shirts

Stop in our store and pick out your favorite T-shirt showing your love for Elephant Butte Lake. They're only $15 and $20 and they are going fast so stop by today and claim your favorite!!

This Week's Fishing Report

Elephant Butte Lake: Fishing is good using grubs, minnows, crank baits, spinners and jerk baits for white bass. The best reports come from anglers fishing in the McRae Canyon area, the east end of Long Point and near the Black Bluffs. Fishing is fair using minnows and jigs for crappie. Fishing is fair using jerk baits, crank baits and spinner baits in less than 10 feet of water for largemouth bass and smallmouth bass. Fishing is fair-to-good using chicken liver and stink bait for catfish. No reports on other species.

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This is a 'Great Home' away from 'Home.' All of the guests are extremely nice, friendly people and everyone has a great time when we gather for the evening social hour. The managers and their staff do a tremendous job to ensure that the guests have an enjoyable time during their stay.

--Dennis and Madeleine