Lava Lakes 06-19-2020

Lakes are low, but fish are still being caught! For presentations under an indicator we like Ice Cream Cones in red and black also Balanced Leeches. For mayflies we like the traditional Pheasant tails, Two bit hookers, and Birds Nests. Dry flies, be sure to have Purple Hazes, Adams, Griffiths Gnats, Para Callibaetis, Para Crickets. …

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Lava Lake Update 7/18/19

Lava has continued to fish consistently with a variety of subsurface presentations. Callibaetis nymphs, Chironomids, and Balanced Leeches have been finding fish below and indicator. Wooly Buggers, Leeches, and small streamers have been less consistent but a worthwhile way to keep the angling environment active at any point through the day. There are decent numbers …

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Lava Lake Update 6/28/19

Lava has continued to produce great numbers of fish and is fishing as well as any of the lakes at the moment. There are stocked Rainbows of various sizes, and we’ve seen better than average numbers of large fish. There are good numbers of Callibaetis out that provide excellent opportunity to fish dries on most …

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Lava Lake Update 6/10/19

There are good numbers of medium sized fish to be found in Lava, which has been fishing well since it opened. Most of the feeding activity has been subsurface, although there has been opportunity to find fish on dries during an afternoon Callibaetis hatch and evening Caddis hatches. Fishing small, dark Chironomids, Callibaetis nymphs, and …

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Lava Lake Update 5/10

The lake is open and roads are clear. Fishing should be good although water is low and a bit off color. Be careful launching a boat as the low water has made the boat ramp a bit tricky. Reports have been good fishing small streamers, buggers and leeches concentrating on the drop-offs. Suggested Flies: Black …

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Lava Update 10/12/18

This is one of our favorite times of year to fish Lava, with the cooler temperatures the fish are well spread throughout the lake and relatively easy to find. We concentrate most of our efforts on shallower areas, and fish primarily under an indicator. Stripping a leech pattern or Wooly Bugger should also find fish, …

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Lava Lakes Update 5/23

Lava has upheld its reputation as one of our favorite early season lakes to fish. The weather in the Cascades has been beautiful, and there has been lots of sunshine to enjoy and warm the waters of our favorite lakes. On windier days, Lava offers some great protection and has many areas that are much …

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