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Middle Park area fishing report 6-5-2017

Lake Granby

Water temps are in the 50's in the morning. The lake is filling 1/2-1' a day. Please. be careful there is a lot of floating debris on the lake. Rainbow fishing is great around the inlets, those willing to hike into Columbine bay from Shadow Man spillway will be rewarded with some great fly fishing. Browns are still eating minnows and crawdads around the rocky areas during low light periods, tubes, jerk baits and spoons are all producing fish. Lake trout have started to move out of the shallow water.

Middle Park area fishing report 5-30-2017

Grand lake has been fishing fair to good depending on the weather.   Water clarity is approximately 6ft, with lots of water coming in.  Best time to be out is early and late.   Brown trout and rainbow trout are biting on worms,  chrome spinners,  and crankbaits fished along the shorelines. Lake trout are moving deeper as the water warms and can be caught fishing the drop offs with tube jigs and sucker meat,   the depth varies depending on the day but typically between 30-75 ft.   Dan Shannon - Guide,  Fishing with Bernie
Granby has been great for rainbows, browns and lakers.

Middle Park area fishing report 5-22-2017


The spring like conditions are keeping a lot of fish in the shallow water. The water temps in the 3 lakes area are still below 50 degrees. 

Rainbows are eating worms, flies, power bait and an assortment of lures. Fishing seems to be best around running water and in the backs of coves. 

Brown trout can be caught around rocks with crank baits, spoons jigs and worms. Fishing has been best during cloudy, windy and wet conditions.

Lake trout have been caught from 5-100 feet deep on an assortment of lures and bait.

Middle Park area fishing report 5-8-2017

Last weeks cold weather is keeping the water temps in the area cool. Rainbow fishing is still great in all the area lakes. Creeks and other inlets (even just the little "seeps" hold large numbers of rainbows and suckers. Bait on the bottom, jigs under bobbers, small spinners or spoons and small soft plastic baits are all working. Brown trout are eating minnows and crawfish around rocky areas. Minnow baits like the Berkley Cutter, tubes or other soft plastics and marabou jigs are all working during low light periods.

Middle Park area fishing report 3-29-17

The ice is off of Wolford and Williams Fork. Trout fishing is awesome early and late in the day. Crank baits, ice jigs under a bobber, spoons, bait, tubes are all working very well. 

The rivers are fishing very well with an assortment of nymphs, small crank baits and other lures. 

Granby and Grand Lake still have ice, a snow movie went through the ice on Granby last week. It took 2 guys all day to get it out, proceed with caution and at your own risk. 

Middle Park fishing report for 3-6-2017

This middle park fishing report is brought to you by Fishing with Bernie. Lake Granby has been good to excellent for rainbows and browns along the shorelines. Tiny jigs like the Clam drop kick tipped with wax worms in water less then 10'deep should illicit strikes until the sun comes up. Lake trout have started to suspend around the lake. Look for this in 100+ foot of water. The lakers should be suspending 50-70 feet below the ice. Leech flutter spoons, plain janes, marabous and tube jigs should work very well for the next few weeks.

Control your fluorocarbon

on Mon, 02/27/2017 - 19:02

Have you ever used flourocarbon and had it spring off the reel and cause a big mess? The first way to avoid the problem is to make sure not to over fill the spool. When I do over fill, here is how I control it.

Middle Park fishing report for 2-27-2017

Grand Lake - 2/27/2017
The ice is holding up great despite the warmer temps last week.   The top layer that was slush is now frozen and snow covered, though it is still very bumpy I  spots from the old slush.   Fishing has been varied from fair to excellent depending on the day.   Rainbows and browns are being caught all day long on small spoons like the Clam Leech Flutter Spoon tipped with wax worm between 6' and 20' with the best action being early and late.  Work the whole water column fish are being found throughout.