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Posted on 06.09.2023
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- Lakers still being caught down about 80'-100'. Try trolling Rapala Scatter Raps or jigging tubes. They seem to be giving the best success.
- Water levels have fallen to 10,000 cfs. Get out your San Juan worms, Prince Nymphs or Pheasant Tail flies. A few fish are starting to rise for Purple Haze and ant patterns as well.
– We are hearing there are still good numbers of crappie being caught, along with some slot limit pike coming on spinner baits.
- Perch and crappie bite remain consistent. The pike are getting more aggressive and really hitting on dead baits and spinners.
- Bass have moved into deeper water around structure. You should give Keitech flappers or Yum creature baits a shot and might have some luck.
- Bass have moved up into the shallows. The smallmouth have been fanning beds while largemouth have been moving along the shorelines.
- Salmon are biting on the South end of the lake! Start jigging in 30-50' of water using Zimmer Wannabe jigs or Hali’s tipped with corn/maggots.
- Good numbers of smaller pike being caught using spinner baits or dead bait on a pike harness. Can get a bit congested with parking.
- Lake trout being caught off the highway in 60'-80' of water. Trolling cut plugs or scatter raps has been a good option. Reports of a few pike being caught on the south end of the lake as well.