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Middle Park area fishing report 2-19-2018

 

Here is your middle park fishing report for the week of 2-19-18. Slush is starting to rear its ugly head and with the snow expected this week it might get difficult.

Grand Lake  -  Ice is holding up well despite the warm temps.  Finding 10-16" depending on your location on the lake.   The open water area grows and shrinks depending on the day,  use caution  if venturing out across the lake.   Fishing has been fair,  typical for mid February.   Rainbows are active In the shallower areas best action early in the day on small jigs and salmon eggs.

Middle Park area fishing report 2-12-2018

 

Here is your middle park fishing report for the week of 2-12-18.

Williams Fork Fishing Report , The ice is holding at 10-12” thick in most spots with some slushy areas spread out around the lake. Rainbows are being caught in shallow water (less than 15’) as they start to get into pre-spawn mode. Micro jigs tipped with salmon eggs or mealworms, small tubes, and jigging spoons will all have a good chance at fooling them. A few pike are also being caught in the shallows but the action for them is hit or miss. Lake trout action has been fair to good depending on the day.

Middle Park area fishing report 2-5-2018

 

Here is your middle park fishing report for the week of 2-5-18. 

Grand Lake is fishing well for rainbows along the shorelines. Small jigs tipped with wax worms are working well. Lake trout are eating small tubes and spoons tipped with sucker meat in the depths of 30-80' deep.

Williams Fork Rainbows are in water less then 15' deep and will eat bright colored spoons and jig tipped with wax worms. Pike are still a little slow but can be caught in shallow water. Lake Trout are being caught on small tubes, spoons and various plastics tipped with sucker meat. 

Lake Granby is fishing well

Adapt and conquer

on Mon, 01/22/2018 - 08:13


 Tips and tricks for tackling the late freeze
 
 Winter’s wrath was slow in coming to many areas of the Ice Belt, resulting in a belated freeze-up that has anglers scratching their heads over how to tailor their tactics to such untimely first ice.
 
 If broad-shouldered lake trout are on your hit list, veteran guide Bernie Keefe of Granby, Colorado, has a boatload of hard-won tips to put you on fish fast.

 “There’s more to dealing with a late freeze than going out and fishing the same areas you normally go to at first ice,” he begins.
 
 One of the main reasons for this is, in many lakes, the food