With this never ending winter coming to an end Lava Lake is finally accessible leaving from Sun River with snow levels slowly receding. Early season fishing at Lava can be especially good with trout aggressively feeding after the long of winter. Popular methods for fishing Lava Lake include from boats, float tubes near the boat launch and you can even get away with a bit of shore fishing around the resort. Lava lake is a decent sized lake and is most easily fished from a motor boat, paddle boats can manage but bring your rowing arms if you want to cover the lake.  Some of the most popular ways to fish Lava productively this time of year includes stripping and trolling leeches, as well as Chironobobbing. Trolling and stripping leeches can be productive but don’t forget your sinking lines, many of the big fish are found hiding out deep.

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