CATFISH DRAW. Catfish Draw begins near the state line in Curry County, New Mexico (at 34°38' N, 103°11' W), and runs southeast into Parmer County, Texas, for twelve miles to its mouth on Runningwater Draw, east of Bovina (at 34°31' N, 102°51' W). The draw is cut through loose sand that covers flat to gently sloping terrain; the vegetation is mainly scrub brush and grasses. Several playas, including Mustang Lake, are on its course. The area was once part of the XIT Ranch's Spring Lake and Bovina divisions.
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