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East Lake

One of the best times of year for fishing at East Lake is when the kokanee start moving towards the shallows for spawn and the trout follow them! We are noticing that kokanee are not totally out of the depths or pushing into the shallows yet. This should happen anytime. This has caused the Fall fishing to be a little slower than usual. Which means that most of our fishing efforts have been focused on…

The fishing up at East Lake has been pretty decent, despite the colder weather, water clarity and water temps. Seems like it takes awhile for the fish to start moving and eating, so being there super early is not necessary. The callibaetis hatch came off late in the morning and lasted for some time. A nice midge and chironomid hatch has been happening throughout the late morning and early afternoon as well.  Fishing over the hump, under…

The fishing at East Lake has been great! The weather is nice, the smoke is there, and so are the crowds. At least over the holiday weekend, they were. There have been several nice callibaetis hatches come off through the day. The morning hatch coming off as early as 8am and last for about an hour or so. The afternoon hatch was going off at about 3 and lasting til 4 or so, with a…

The fishing at East Lake has remained pretty decent throughout August! The smoky sky and the eclipse crowds over the past few weeks have left East Lake rather empty. It seems as the terrestrial fishing has pretty much shut off for the year. We are focusing on deep water chironomid fishing at this point. We are fishing about 15-20 feet deep depending on where we are on the lake. Fishing off the hump, in front…

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East Lake

Pheasant Tail Nymph 12-16 Afternoon
Poxyback Callibaetis Nymph 12-16 Afternoon
Trigger Nymph Callibaetis 12-16 Afternoon
Pablo's Cripple Callibaetis 12-16 Afternoon
Hackle Stacker Callibaetis 12-16 Afternoon
Thorax Callibaetis 12-16 Afternoon


Criscross Chronimid Larva 10-14 Afternoon
Ice Cream Cone Larva 10-16 Afternoon
Chan's Chronimid Larva 10-16 Afternoon
Chan's Frostbite Chronimid Pupa 10-16 Afternoon
Redbutt Buzzer Pupa 10-16 Afternoon
Thurman's Blood Geyser Pupa 10-16 Afternoon


Marabou Damsel Nymph 8-12 Morning/
Idyl's Dainty Damsel Nymph 8-12 Morning/
Scott's Damsel Dirtty Nymph 8-12 Morning/
Paul's Horny Damsel 8-12 Morning/
Adult Damsel Olive 8-12 Morning/
Adult Damsel Blue 8-12 Morning/

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