East lake Report 07-30-2020

We have had off and on reports from East. The paddleboards and kayaks are in full force but the bites on terrestrials seem to be continuing to be the patterns to fish up top. Ants and beetles in red and black. Also utilizing bigger dries like the Chubby Chernobyl in purple or peacock will be …

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Crane Update 07-30-2020

Crane has been a decent dry dropper fishery as of late. The weather has continued to warm up the reservoir which in turn has pushed the fish into the cooler channels. Damsels, terrestrials, and attractor dry flies are your best bet up there with a dropper roughly 1-3 feet off the back. The longer the …

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Crane Prairie Update 07-16-2020

The water is clear throughout the lake and the fish are starting to concentrate in the various channels that thread the bottom of Crane Prairie. We spend much of our time fishing indicator rigs this time of year, so we can consistently target specific depths that hold actively feeding fish. Generally, water depths in the …

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Crane Update 07-01-2020

Fishing has been good out on Crane. The water level is staying consistent for us and the fish are happy. Some algae is blooming and parts of the lake are going to be worse than others. Even with that algae in the top two feet of the water column deeper down is still cold and …

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East Lake 07-01-2020

There are signs of algae beginning to come off in certain areas of the lake, but even with the algae we are still seeing signs of life above and below the surface. Callibaetis are coming off early to mid afternoons with the spinner hatch happening closer to dusk. Flying ants and beetles also for dries …

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Underwater Brook Trout

Hosmer Update 06-19-2020

The Paddleboard Hatch isn’t coming off too bad right now, with the warming temps the Callibaetis and Damsels are starting to fly around. If you can get up there early or on the cloudier days you will beat the crowds. Fishing under the indicator can produce fish with leeches, chironomids, and damsel nymphs. Stripping in …

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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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