South Fork Reservoir Fishing Report

South Fork Reservoir - Elko, NV (Elko County)

by Nevada Department of Wildlife

The cold weather has covered about 75% of South Fork with ice, though as of Thursday, December 13, there was open water along Jet Ski Beach for fishing. With the cold night time temperatures and daytime highs around freezing and below the open water won’t last long. Generally this lake is a couple of weeks behind Wildhorse for freezing and for safe ice. Fishing the open water has been productive using balanced leeches below an indicator and brown or black wooly buggers.  Bait anglers should try worms or PowerBait fished off of the bottom.

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The lake is a mixture of open water and ice.  Most of the ice should be considered unsafe, though the north...... Read More

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