Surface water temperatures have dropped

Jakes Creek Reservoir (Boies Reservoir) - Wells, NV (Elko County)

by Nevada Department of Wildlife

Surface water temperatures have dropped into the low to mid 40’s and the water level, while it has come up a few inches is still low.  Due to low water level, the best fishing access is still from a cartopper or float tube.  Bass fishing is very slow. The usual worms and PowerBait, as well as small spinners, rooster tails, and panther Martins should work for trout. Fly rodders should be using black or olive wooly buggers or leech patterns, hares ears, PT nymphs and chironomid patterns.

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