Crane Prairie Update 7/25/18

Crane has been fishing well, with good numbers of quality fish becoming a more regular occurrence as they move into the channels and become easier to target. A variety of tactics are working, Damsels, Chironomids, Callibaetis, and terrestrials are all viable food sources. Slow stripping Damsels along weed beds can still produce some good numbers …

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Crane Prairie Update 7/11/18

The algae bloom continues to be the greatest challenge on Crane, but there are still plenty of opportunities to find fish in the right areas. With calm, warm weather in the forecast the bloom will most likely continue to be an issue in the coming weeks. However, it will be concentrated in certain areas and …

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Crane Prairie Update 7/7/18

Crane has been experiencing some fairly significant algae blooms, and the biggest challenge is trying to find clear water with feeding fish. With the water continuing to warm, we are starting to see more fish move into the channels, and in the deeper areas of the lake it is possible to get flies below the …

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Crane Prairie Update 6/27/18

Crane has been fishing fairly well, the biggest challenge has been finding the areas where the fish are consistently feeding on the Damsels that have been out in good numbers. As always look for fish cruising in shallows near weed beds and close to structure for the Damsels to crawl on. Fish have been moving …

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Crane Prairie Update 6/13/18

The Cascade Lakes are starting to come into their prime, and we’ve been having great fishing with the increased Damsel, Callibaetis, and terrestrial activity warmer weather has produced. This cooler weather that rolled in over the past weekend put a temporary pause on some of the action, but fishing this is the time of the …

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June on Crane Prairie

June is one of our favorite months to be out on Crane and the fishing is really starting to heat up! We are starting to see good Damsel and Callibaetis activity, and while some days are still better than others our guides have been reporting great fishing for the most part. With the warmer weather …

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Crane Prairie Update 5/23

The warm weather has been good for the fishing on the Cascade Lakes, and while the fish in Crane are still spread out fishing has been improving steadily! We’ve had multiple guides reporting solid days with good numbers of fish. We haven’t been seeing an overwhelming number of the large fish the lake can produce …

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Crane Prairie Update 5/16

Warm spring days and lots of sunshine mean that the Cascade Lakes are starting to heat up, as is the fishing. We’ve had several guides up on Crane in the past week who have been reporting solid days and consistent fishing. The most challenging aspect to catching fish in the coming weeks will continue to …

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Crane Prairie Update 5/9/18

Early season conditions mean the fish up on Crane are still spread out, but we have been seeing increasing success as spring progresses. We’ve had several guides out on Crane recently reporting solid days with quality fish. The preferred strategy continues to focus on covering water to find fish, and staying on them once you …

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