Warm Weather Has Ice Receding

South Fork Reservoir - Elko, NV (Elko County)


by Nevada Department of Wildlife
2-7-2020
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The warm weather has ice receding at South Fork and on Thursday, January 30, the lake was more than 50% open water and the rest unsafe ice.  Along the northeast shoreline anglers can fish from shore as much of it is open water.  Fly fishermen have been catching trout using a variety of nymphs as well as stripping wooly buggers.  Spin anglers should be trying dark colored spinners or minnow type imitations as well as worms or PowerBait.  Rainbow colored garlic scented bait seems to be working the best.  Fishing in the stream below the dam has also produced some fish.



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