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Middle Park fishing report for 10-1-2017


The boat ramp hours are 7AM to7PM at Williams Fork. Surface temp has dropped to 55 in the morning warming to upper 50's in the afternoon. Temps in deep water are still warm. This week's Lake Trout bite has been fair to good. Vertical jigging off of the bottom in 90 to 135 foot water with Berkley grubs or metal jigs tipped with sucker meat is producing some fish. Bite is best early AM to mid AM. Shore fishing has been slow but big Rainbows are cruising the  shoreline. Kokanee are grouping up for spawn. Trolling for Kokanee is slow, as is Pike fishing. Large Northern Pike are moving into

Fall Trout Prep

on Mon, 09/18/2017 - 10:09


Gear Up Now For Your Best Fall Ever 

Summer’s demise signals the approach of some of the year’s best trout and salmon fishing, when browns, ‘bows, brookies, lakers and kokanee head shallow and strap on the feedbag. 

Depending on your latitude and altitude, the action could be mere weeks away. Which means it’s high time to gear up for the fall reap. 

To speed your prepping endeavors, veteran salmonid stalker and ace guide Bernie Keefe offers his hit list of must-have tackle, organized by species, for epic fall battles. 

Kokanee Salmon Late-summer salmon frequent deep water, where