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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

Middle Park fishing report for 9-18-2017

 

Grand Lake is fishing very well along the shorelines for rainbows with spoons, small spinners and flies. Browns are getting aggressive and can be caught with crank baits in very shallow water during low light times. Lake Trout have started their spawning ritual and have become a little tougher to catch. Tipping your jigs with sucker meat can help. 

Lake Granby, Lake trout will be moving shallow in the next 2 weeks. Until then look at deeper rocky structure, the fish will bite "Gulp" minnows, spoons, "Reelbait" plain janes and tubes tipped with sucker meat.

Middle Park fishing report for 8-28-2017

This weeks middle park report is brought to you by Fishing with Bernie. The temps in the morning are dropping to 32 degrees, Snow has made an appearance in the valley also. Fantastic fall fishing is getting closer, for now present your baits carefully and remember exactly what you were doing when you get bit. Repeat that and you should be successful.

Williams Fork Fishing Report. The surface temp at Williams Fork is 62 in the morning warming to 65 in the afternoon. Temps in deep water have not changed. The lake has dropped about 5' since the first of the month.

Middle Park fishing report for 8-14-2017

 

This middle park fishing report is being brought to you by "Fishing with Bernie". With the cool nights and PM thunder storms the surface temp at Williams Fork is now 63 in the morning warming to 65 in the afternoon. Temps in deep water have not changed. This week the Lake Trout bite has been good at 90 to 115 foot. My clients are catching fish vertical jigging bright colored grubs tipped with sucker meat. Bite is best early AM but we are catching fish all day. Fishing from shore is slow but some anglers are catching a few Rainbows bottom fishing. Wading anglers are catching Rainbows

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Find and catch fish fast on new waters
                                                                                                    
Finding and catching fish on an unfamiliar body of water can be a challenge, but with the right mindset and strategies, it can also produce great fishing.
 
"Whether you're after lake trout, walleyes, bass or bluegills, the most important thing is not getting stuck in a rut and expecting fish in the new lake to behave exactly like those in your home waters," says veteran trout and salmon guide Bernie Keefe.
 
"Even though you're targeting the same